Automated Sortation Conveyor Systems

Logistics and warehouse management demands high efficiency and a seamless flow of operations. Automated sortation systems can significantly improve the operational performance and help your business grow.

Automated sortation can ensure goods are accurately identified, sorted and dispatched quickly within a warehouse or distribution centre. They can easily manage high throughputs for a variety of package types including totes, polybags, cartons etc.


Benefits of sortation automation:

  • Increased throughput: Handle up to 20,000 products per hour, enhancing operational productivity significantly
  • Flexibility: Cater to a wide range of products, from 45g Jiffy bags to 80kg parcels
  • Space optimisation: Utilise both vertical and horizontal space, ensuring maximum efficiency
  • Enhanced accuracy: Implementing barcode readers and check weighers guarantees product integrity
  • Versatile offloading: Options ranging from chutes to belt conveyors for diverse requirements
  • Streamlined integration: From manual to fully automatic feeds, seamlessly integrate with existing operations

Interroll high-speed cross belt sorters

To handle picked product orders in line with demand, a high-speed sortation system is required. Interroll’s crossbelt sorter is a particularly efficient and robust solution.

At the heart of the system is a patented, efficient mechanical paddle function. This provides a smooth operation for each carrier module. The Interroll crossbelt sorter is more economical than its more complicated rivals. The design delivers a reliable bi-directional cross-transfer for accurate discharge of goods to a defined destination.


  • 2,000 (or less) to more than 20,000 sorts per hour (depending on item size and sorter configuration)
  • For unit loads up to 35 kg and size up to 1,200 x 800 mm
  • Suitable for particularly small items and sensitive goods
  • For products of different shapes, sizes, weights and materials (mixed)
  • Low maintenance
  • Energy efficient
  • Quiet operation, less than 68 dB
  • Vertical and horizontal configurations
  • Integrates with your WMS/SCADA systems for seamless automated decision-making

Sorts per hour (up to)

Intralox activated roller technology

The Intralox ARB (Activated Roller Belt) is compact and has the capability to divert single or batches of product in a short footprint. This versatile modular technology can handle a range of products. This includes small items such as DVD’s, books, mail and polybags up to larger cartons, tote bins, etc.


  • Divert direction: 30º/90º
  • Speeds: Up to 75 m/min
  • Products per Hour: 12,000
  • Product size: 25cm up to 90cm
  • Product weight: 0.45kg up to 45kg

All of our systems function with a WMS (bespoke or out of the box) and are controlled via our WCS controls suite for seamless integration.

Products per hour

Diverter and sortation – F-RAT

The F-RAT NX is a multidirectional 90° diverter module, used for routing, merging and sorting applications. Its unique flat transfer sequence ensures the smooth and quick diverting of even the most fragile products. With its compact cassette format, the F-RAT NX has a reduced footprint and can be easily fitted into both new or repurposed conveyor lines. Entirely powered by 24VDC brushless motors, it provides high safety standard, easy installation and low maintenance.


  • Divert direction: 90º
  • Products per Hour: 2,250
  • Suitable for particularly small items and sensitive goods
  • Product size: From envelopes to large boxes
  • Product weight: Up to 50kg
  • Multi-directional flat transfer
  • Energy efficient
  • Quiet operation
  • Low maintenance
  • Integrates with your WMS/SCADA systems for seamless automated decision-making

Products per hour

Incorporating Sortation into Your System

Integrating a sortation system is more than an upgrade. It’s a strategic move towards streamlining operations. We offer solutions that reduce labour, a crucial benefit, especially during periods of staff shortages. By minimising manual handling, we not only enhance the pace of operations but also significantly reduce the risk of human error.

Our systems champion energy efficiency and are low maintenance, ensuring minimal downtime. The quiet operation of our systems, registering below 68 dB, ensures a non-disruptive environment. The systems integrate with existing infrastructures, such as WMS/SCADA software. This ensures that the transition is smooth and boosts the synergy of your operations.


What types of products can your sortation systems handle?

Our systems are versatile, handling products such as Jiffy bags, polybags, parcels, and more, weighing from 45g up to 80kg.

How does your system ensure accuracy in sortation?

We integrate many array barcode readers, check weighers, and DWS to verify product integrity prior to sortation.

Can your sortation systems integrate with existing automation systems?

Absolutely. Our systems can seamlessly integrate with existing automation systems and WMS/software systems.

What's the difference between the Interroll High-Speed Cross Belt Sorters and the Intralox Activated Roller Technology?

While both are efficient, the Interroll system focuses on high-speed sortation of individual product orders. The Intralox technology is compact and versatile, suitable for a wider range of products.

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Creating relationships that last

We are proud to have completed installations over more than 25 years for many major organisations. We have forged strong relationships and continue to provide automation solutions through ongoing maintenance or follow-on projects. Constantly working with our customers to meet and exceed their needs.

“I have found working with CSL the ideal partnership, they understood the brief and worked closely with CEF to ensure the design met all of the criteria. The support from start to finish was excellent. The project ran smoothly from start to finish. The system has made our new warehouse very efficient and allowed us to increase the throughput”  

Craig Marks

Divisional Manager, CEF Online

“As this was a new facility it was difficult to visualise the conveyor system prior to the mezzanine floor installation, but CSL provided a detailed 3D drawing which included both the mezzanine and the conveyors which brought clarity to this. The install process was smooth and the end results have allowed us to increase control, flexibility & volumes”

Dan Corrigan

Head of Logistics & Operations Dev, Wiggle

“We have worked with CSL previously and after many years of reliable operation we decided to use CSL again to design, supply and carry out the installation. As with the last system the benefits became almost immediately evident” 



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