Stacker cranes

Stacker cranes: existing types and when to choose them

Stacker cranes are a great asset in the world of logistics because they help automate the operating cycle. They are the backbone of automated warehouses, thanks to which many companies are able to improve performance, speed up the handling of goods and increase their productivity. Stacker cranes are machines used to automatically store and pick […]
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material handling

Self-driving vehicles: what they are and what they are for

As we have already explained, industrial automation is a fundamental requirement for increasing a company’s competitiveness in today’s market. To increase the degree of automation in a company, there are systems and technologies specifically implemented to promote a leaner and more efficient workflow and to return all those high value-added activities to humans. Automated guided […]
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linee di montaggio

Assembly lines: design and implementation

What is an assembly line An assembly line is an automated solution that helps make a manufacturing process efficient and faster. It is based on well-integrated and engineered software and hardware components. The production system involves the adoption of a conveyor belt on which semi-finished products and components are run based on predetermined and appropriately […]
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e-commerce

E-commerce and market evolution

These days, last-mile logistics is the real key to e-commerce success. Online stores that want to be competitive and beat competitors, cannot help but show themselves at the forefront of this type of activity. Logistics is forced to evolve to adapt to the needs arising from ever-higher service quality standards, which result in faster delivery […]
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Revamping 4.0: what is it

Technological upgrades performed on machinery in the context of the Industry 4.0 plan are classified as Revamping 4.0. These are a series of activities aimed at extending the life cycle of equipment or facilities in the production process. Interconnection is, along with automation, assembly line and mechanization, the most important aspect, which can ensure flexibility […]
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Cobot: Industrial automation that simplifies man’s work

More efficient production processes, costs reduction, increased operational flexibility-these are just some of the many benefits of industrial automation. The use of robotic lines in production cycles, in fact, brings numerous advantages. Along with industrial robots, we find the application of cobots, thanks to which, on the one hand, work and production overloads are reduced, […]
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Warehouse software and the importance of goods traceability

A warehouse software is an application thanks to which it is possible to monitor the stock, position, movement and remaining availability of products in real time. Also known as WMS (Warehouse Management System), this type of software offers various advantages, starting with the possibility of optimizing resources. It also helps to speed up work and […]
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Storage costs: what they are and how to reduce them

Minimizing warehouse management costs, and in particular storage costs, is essential to increase profitability. Warehouse operating costs are determined by three main factors: order management costs, those related to safety, and storage costs. The order management costs include the various logistics costs: administrative costs related to accounting, goods verification, transport, and so on. Then there […]
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Bridge crane, what they are and what they are for

What is the bridge crane Bridge cranes are machines that are of fundamental importance in the context of warehouse logistics. In fact, they have the task of quickly lifting and moving very heavy and bulky materials within more or less confined spaces; they are also known as overhead cranes and are characterized by limited rectilinear […]
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Preventive maintenance of the plants

Maintaining the functionality of the automatic warehouse at optimal levels, ensuring the correct storage of goods, extending the life of the system as much as possible and avoiding accidents at work are the main prerogatives of the maintenance interventions carried out on the systems themselves. In particular, preventive maintenance of the warehouse is essential to […]
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