The importance of vertical storage

Jun 24, 2024

Maximising efficiency and security with vertical storage in warehouse automation

Maximising warehouse space while ensuring the security and integrity of stored goods is more important than ever. At Conveyor Systems Ltd, we understand the critical role that efficient storage solutions play in the success of your operations. One of the most innovative and effective storage based strategies we’ve implemented is the use of vertical storage systems. These systems not only optimise space but also enhance quality control and security, particularly for high-value items.

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The importance of vertical storage

Vertical storage systems are designed to utilise the height of your warehouse, transforming unused vertical space into a valuable storage area. This approach can dramatically increase storage capacity without the need for additional floor space. By storing goods vertically, businesses can achieve a more organised and efficient workflow, reducing the time and labour involved in retrieving items.

 

Enhancing quality control

One of the key benefits of vertical storage systems is their impact on quality control. These systems allow for precise organisation and categorisation of stock-keeping units (SKUs), making it easier to monitor inventory levels and access items quickly. This is particularly beneficial for smaller, high-value items that require careful handling, tracking and secure storage.

Understanding SKU details is crucial in warehouse automation. By leveraging advanced software integrated with vertical storage systems, businesses can gain insights into inventory patterns, ensuring that high-value items are stored securely and accessed efficiently. This level of detail helps in maintaining the quality and integrity of products, reducing the risk of damage or loss.

 

Security for high-value items

The security of high-value items is a top priority in any warehouse operation. Vertical storage systems offer an added layer of security that traditional storage methods cannot match. These systems can be equipped with advanced access controls, ensuring that only authorised personnel can retrieve valuable items.

 

Password protection and access codes are fundamental features of our vertical storage solutions. Each level of the storage unit can be secured, and access can be restricted based on user roles and permissions. This means that sensitive or high-value items can only be stored or retrieved by personnel with granted authorisation.

Advanced access control

Implementing password and code access systems for vertical storage not only enhances security but also provides a comprehensive audit trail. Every access attempt is logged, allowing for detailed monitoring and accountability. This is particularly important in preventing theft and unauthorised access, ensuring that high-value items remain secure at all times.

 

In addition to passwords and codes, vertical storage systems can be integrated with biometric scanners or RFID technology for even greater security. These advanced features provide an additional layer of protection, ensuring that your valuable inventory is safeguarded against any potential threats.

 

Advantages

Conveyor Systems Ltd are proud to work with leading vertical storage manufacture Modula and have installed many of their storage units into our customer’s automation system. According to Modula there a many advantages including:

  • Up to 90% Space Saving
  • Worker Distancing
  • Accuracy Improvement
  • 30 minute Training
  • Zero Picking Errors
  • Picking up to 140 cycles/h

Conclusion

At Conveyor Systems Ltd, we are committed to providing innovative and reliable storage solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients. Vertical storage systems are a testament to this commitment, offering unmatched efficiency, quality control, and security for your warehouse operations. By implementing these systems, you can maximise your storage capacity, maintain the integrity of your inventory, and ensure the security of your high-value items.

 If you are looking to enhance your warehouse automation with vertical storage solutions, contact us today to learn more about how Conveyor Systems Ltd can help you achieve your goals. Together, we can create a more efficient and secure warehouse environment, setting the stage for continued growth and success. Contact us on 01283 55 22 55, or email sales@conveyorsystemsltd.co.uk

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