A high lift industrial truck able to work in very
narrow aisles and equipped to reach forward to
pick up or deposit long, heavy loads (such as
steel bars) or pallets. Also sometimes used in
reference to sidereach vehicles like the Raymond
A storage system designed to give maximum
selectivity, generally using single deep-type
pallet storage racks.
Stockkeeping Unit (SKU)
Represents one unique inventory item.
A warehouse location with a specific address,
or the front-to-back or side-to-side positioning of
product on a carousel shelf.
A stacker is a machine that combines features of a walkie or walk-behind pallet jack with features of a lift truck where an operator would typically sit or stand while driving like a counterbalanced, reach or straddle lift truck. These combination forklifts are typically referred to as walkie stackers.
Stand-Up Counterbalanced Forklift
The most common type of forklift equipment, counterbalance forklift trucks feature forks that protrude from the machine’s front. There are no outrigging legs or arms. That lets the operators drive such trucks all the way up to the exact location of the load or racking.
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC)
The classification system developed by the
United States Department of Commerce for
business activities. There are eleven primary
divisions classified by two digit codes. Further
divisions occur within the primary categories
and can reach up to seven digits for the most
specialized categories of business activity.
Also known as an order picker, a stock picker is an electric lift truck specifically designed for filling individual customer orders which require piece-part or case picking, rather than full pallets or unit loads.
The sum total of all costs associated with
storage. It includes inventory costs, warehouse
costs, administrative costs, deterioration costs,
insurance, and taxes.
A high-lift truck with a wide enough BLO (base leg opening) to
straddle a pallet and engage the load.
Swing Reach Truck
Raymond truck family that includes operator-up
turret trucks that provide high-level orderpicking
and load handling versatility. Also known as a turret truck.