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Case Flow

Case Flow allows operations to utilize First In First Out up to 20 cases deep. Our custom Case Flow configurations also offer the ability to utilize First In Last Out. Case Flow is used throughout the United States in almost all kinds of applications; including manufacturing, food processing, cold storage, and the beverage industry. Case Flow is a generic term, but has two specific application types; First In First Out also referred to as FIFO, and First In Last Out or FILO.

In a FIFO system, a pallet of product is placed on the back of the system and the pallet moves down through the flow racking. Once the pallet makes it to the end of the lane the pallet is then removed from the racking. This type of racking is best suited for food processing, manufacturing, and products that need to be moved through a date stamp or a batch order.

Pallet Flow

Pallet Flow allows operations to utilize First In First Out up to 20 pallets deep. Our custom Pallet Flow configurations also offer the ability to utilize First In Last Out. Pallet Flow is used throughout the United States in almost all kinds of applications; including manufacturing, food processing, cold storage, and the beverage industry.

Pallet Flow is a generic term, but has two specific application types; First In First Out also referred to as FIFO, and First In Last Out or FILO.

In a FIFO system, a pallet of product is placed on the back of the system and the pallet moves down through the flow racking. Once the pallet makes it to the end of the lane the pallet is then removed from the racking. This type of racking is best suited for food processing, manufacturing, and products that need to be moved through a date stamp or a batch order.

The second type of Pallet Flow system is the FILO. This type of system is usually best suited for applications that need extra capacity above bulk stacked products. In those applications, Pallet Flow creates new pick faces increasing the SKU pallet positions.

Carton flow

Carton flow is a popular form of shelving that utilizes a gravity-fed rear loading design. Each unit consists of one or more roller type runways on an incline. The product is loaded into the backside of each individual runway and as an item moves towards the picking station and is removed from the front, the item directly behind it slides forward in place of the previous.

One of the main advantages of carton flow rack in comparison to static rack or shelving systems is that merchandise remains organized and easier to find, and pick. With a carton flow racking system, the product is automatically rotated on a first-in, first-out basis (FIFO). Carton flow will always keep items within reach. Inventory is also much easier to monitor and control since products are fully visible at all times.

Restocking and picking typically offer the greatest opportunity for efficiency improvement within order-picking operations. With carton flow rack systems, it has been shown that labor savings of up to 75% have been shown almost immediately in businesses that use carton flow with FIFO. Because items are picked from the front and stocked from the rear, both functions can be performed without interference and with minimized travel time for employees.

Conveyor Systems

A conveyor system is a common piece of mechanical handling equipment that moves materials from one location to another. Conveyors are especially useful in applications involving the transportation of heavy or bulky materials. Conveyor systems allow quick and efficient transportation for a wide variety of materials, which make them very popular in the material handling and packaging industries. Many kinds of conveying systems are available, and are used according to the various needs of different industries. There are chain conveyors (floor and overhead) as well. Chain conveyors consist of enclosed tracks, I-Beam, towline, power & free, and hand pushed trolleys.

Single and Broken Case Picking Operations that use case picking tend to have less diversity in product characteristics than operations that use piece picking. There are typically fewer SKUs and higher picks per SKU.

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