The Practicality of Vertical and Horizontal Carousels

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Vertical Storage Systems

| Written by: MarkSmith

If you’ve never used them in your facility, you might wonder about the practicality of vertical and horizontal carousels. But the truth is, these spinning storage devices have many real-world benefits over traditional racking and shelving storage scenarios.

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Can a Vertical Storage System Be Modified If We Move Our Facility?

One of the most-frequently addressed concerns regarding vertical storage systems is whether the systems can be modified when an organization moves to a different facility. The basic answer to this question is yes – especially when you’re dealing with a vertical lift modules  system.

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How Reliable Is a Vertical Storage System?

Outsource Equipment Company is an expert in high-density storage and vertical storage systems, such as a vertical lift modules, so we get a lot of questions about how these systems can save companies space, time and money. So, as you might expect, one question we get a lot is, “How reliable is a vertical storage system?” You shouldn’t be surprised to hear that vertical storage systems and...

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Best Practices for Automating Parts Storage

Are you looking to automate – or further automate – your warehouse parts storage? Here are a few ways to do just that.

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The Benefits of Consolidating Multiple Warehouse Locations into One Facility

Operational consolidation is something many companies deal with, especially when there are economic challenges facing the business or industry. The good news is that you can consolidate multiple warehouse locations into one facility in a way that not only saves money, but creates greater efficiency, increases worker safety and satisfaction, reduces pick errors, and offers product security and...

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Five Keys to Eliminating Inefficient Parts Storage

Inefficient parts storage is the bane of many warehouses, distribution centers and factory floors. When parts are inefficiently stored, too much time is spent locating parts and valuable time is lost. If you want to see greater efficiency and optimize your parts storage, keep these five keys in mind:

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Nomenclature Guide to Vertical Storage Systems

If you deal with material handling equipment in your factory, warehouse or distribution center – but are not particularly familiar with the various facets of vertical storage systems - then take a look at this list of related definitions.

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Product Spotlight: The Modula HC

It’s no secret that horizontal carousel systems offer tremendous benefits for warehouse operators. Highly useful for automated picking, these products provide numerous advantages including reduced labor costs and better inventory control and accuracy. Additionally, horizontal carousels help limit the amount of space required to move products through a facility, a fact that’s important as...

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Product Spotlight: The Modula OneTon

Are you trying to determine the best storage solution for your warehouse facility? A newer model of the vertical lift module designed for heavy capacity storage, the Modula OneTon, offers a number of advantages over previous options while solving some of the main problems that today’s warehouse managers face.

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Vertical Lift Modules and Vertical Carousels: Who Benefits?

With real estate costs rising, warehouse managers need to do everything in their power to optimize available space in their facilities. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to find a warehouse layout that meets your needs. Vertical lift modules (VLM) and vertical carousels offer a number of benefits for companies seeking to improve their fulfillment strategies. And it’s not just the supervisors...

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