FAQ | What Is An Order Picker?

  • What is an order picker?


    An order picker or orderpicker is defined as a person or a piece of equipment used to pick and deliver material needed for filling orders from storage.

    Order pickers are used at elevations higher than the second level of racking in a warehouse or distribution center and can reach heights up to 390″ and will be used where pallet trucks, rolling ladders, and other piece-picking methods are traditionally used.

    Order pickers are typically found in applications such as low-level orderpicking, high-level orderpicking, and very narrow aisle warehouses.

  • An order picker is an appropriate lift truck for any operation that deals with many SKUs and not a lot of quantity of any particular SKU number. The order picker is not suited for tasks such as: unit load picking, or right angle stacking, and transportation for long travel distances.

    As order pickers are mostly operated at elevated heights, all operators are required to wear a harness while operating any order picker at any height and it is important that operators are properly trained on maneuvering of these trucks.

Pick More Quickly, Efficiently and Comfortably

Rapid, ongoing evolution of the industry, the demands of ecommerce and just-in-time inventories are forcing warehouse managers to think further ahead with every purchase decision. There's an ever-increasing need to move more product, more quickly with as little downtime as possible and no other order pickers handle more loads, more efficiently than Raymond 5000 Series Orderpickers.

  • 5600 order picker

    5600 - High Performance

    High performance environments requiring superior lift heights and the heaviest lifting capability.

    + Medium to heavy usage
    + Heights up to 390"
    + Capacities up to 3,000 lbs.
    + Power: 36V
    + Optional Mini-lift mast

  • 5300 order picker

    5300 - Value Driven

    Value-driven and lower throughput applications requiring lift heights no higher than 241".

    + Single shift
    + Heights up to 241"
    + Capacities up to 2,000 - 3,000 lbs.
    + Power: 24V
    + 2-stage or 3-stage mast option

  • 5500 order picker

    5500 - High Throughput

    Busy, high throughput applications requiring higher lift heights and working with average load weights.

    + Multiple shifts a day
    + Heights up to 366"
    + Capacities up to 3,000 lbs.
    + Power: 24V
    + Standard 3-stage mast

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