Conveyor Systems Ltd offers a wide range of fulfilment conveyor solutions ideal for handling most products such as padded envelopes, poly bags, totes, cases and cartons through to bulk products such as pallets etc. CSL’s fulfilment solutions are ideal to provide enhanced order pick/E-commerce/sortation systems using their latest conveyor technology. CSL’s approach is to provide modular and bespoke systems suitable for the users specific handling application, whether its barcode reading with automated sortation or stock replenishment/order picking to/from high level mezzanine floors using a spiral or one of the many other types of elevator which are available.
Why Install a CSL Fulfilment Solution?
- Reduce personnel and fork lift truck movements
- Faster transit and pick/pack/despatch times resulting in higher volumes
- Automate processes such as check weighing, box sealing, strapping etc
- Safely move goods up and down from upper floors using spirals and vertical elevators
- State of the art high speed product sortation
- Reduce the number of employees needed for product movements allowing for redeployment
- Provides a constant feed to/from packaging machines
- Integration with WMS systems
- ‘Sleep Mode’ options available for power saving
- Projects supplied as complete turnkey for “peace of mind” one order placement
- Proven higher labour efficiencies
Ambaflex spiral lowerator/Elevator conveyor provides a continuous throughput from ground floor up to 20m whilst also featuring a small footprint. The shallow incline and high grip slats make the CSL spiral perfect for Ecommerce fulfilment operations handling totes, cases, cartons and bags etc. They are also reversible as standard for 2-way operation which is ideal for stock and tote replenishment.
CSL offer a comprehensive range of powered roller conveyors and motorised roller conveyors manufactured from either aluminium, mild or stainless steel. The modular design is popular in the Ecommerce fulfilment sector as it is proved to be cost effective and can integrate various conveyor modules to create highly efficient handling systems. Motorised roller conveyor (zero line pressure/ZLP) can be used for non-contact queuing of products which is considered important for fulfilment operations due to the nature of handling various products.
Ecommerce fulfilment sortation systems usually involve merging and diverting products through the system to pre-determined destinations using conveyor modules such as chain/belt transfers, switch sorters, pneumatic pushers, active roller belting etc.
Products can be identification prior to diverting using parameters such as:
- Barcode reading
- RFID tags
- Product sizes
Many fulfilment operations have multiple floor pick towers and mezzaine floors which require interfloor conveying. The CSL range includes platform and continuous elevators which have small footprints and can feed in and out on multiple levels and will handle boxes, totes, pallets etc.
Belt conveyors come in a various forms with different belting finishes, including smooth, grip face, modular plastic etc. They are commonly used in fulfilment operations for elevating products above head height or to incline/decline products between floors. They are also widely used where unpacked or small packed products move between zones.
Order picking is a vital part of eCommerce order fulfilment so installing carton live storage racking ensures operatives are picking from ergonomically designed racks which offer fast and efficient order picking of a wide range of fast moving products.
By integrating a roller conveyor across the front of the pick face, orders once completed can then be conveyed through various picking zones and onward to packing and despatch areas with minimal handling.
Fixed, mobile and vehicle loading conveyors are perfect for the rapid handling of loose load items which can vary from parcels, cartons, tote boxes, bags etc into a despatch vehicle. The range suitable for eCommerce operations comprises of telescopic boom conveyors, dockless trailer loaders and flexible powered/gravity conveyors.