Material Handling Glossary | G

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Golden Zone
Fastest moving items grouped in the most accessible order picking area. By placing product into the appropriate golden zone, truck or carousel movement is minimized and operator ergonomics is improved (less climbing and bending, etc.).

The measure of the rate of ascent of a ramp numerically equal to the vertical rise divided by the horizontal length, multiplied by 100, and stated as a percent (%).

A virtual or physical device, or a group of devices, to implement a guidance process used for controlling the movement of an object is known as the guidance system. The system calculates changes in position, velocity, attitude, and/or rotation rates of a moving object required to follow a certain trajectory and/or attitude profile based on information about the object’s state of motion.