A pick module can be designed for manual pick applications, automated pick applications, or a combination of both. Watch this video which covers pick module options, how they operate, and typical components (1-minute, 20-seconds).
Hi and welcome to this edition of Total Warehouse Tutorials. In this video you will learn about pick modules.
A pick module is designed consolidate space and move product efficiently through a warehouse or distribution center and expedite the order fulfillment process.
A pick module can be designed for manual pick applications, automated pick applications, or a combination of both. This helps reduce or eliminate walking time and can help save on labor costs.
Pick modules utilize various rack types integrated with a variety of other material handling solutions.
In this example, the mezzanine is designed to structurally support the pick module. Pallet flow rack is integrated for pallet or case pick, carton flow rack provides broken case picking, and selective rack is used to replenish the pick locations. Conveyors facilitate the flow of these picked products to various locations throughout the distribution center.
Typical engineered designs can include push back rack, pallet flow rack, carton flow rack, selective rack, mezzanines, shelving, stairs, as well as spiral, motorized, or gravity conveyors.
That’s it for this edition of Total Warehouse Tutorials. I hope you join us for our next edition when we discuss warehouse racking safety standards.
REB Storage Systems has engineered, designed, and installed pick modules for many industries. We design every solution around each customer’s unique operation and space. Whether your project is large or small, we have the expertise to ensure your next project is a success. To learn more or get help with a project, fill in the contact form or call (800) 252-5955.