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A vehicle equipped with guidance equipment, either electro-magnetic or optical. Such a vehicle is capable of following prescribed guidepaths and may be equipped for vehicle programming and stop selection, blocking, and any other special functions required by the system.

A guidance system capable of automatically routing storage and retrieval vehicles to any position at any bin or rack located in an automated warehouse.

A varied number of computer-controlled systems to place and retrieve loads from defined storage locations automatically is called the automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS or AS/RS).