GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - DECEMBER 14, 2016 - Dematic, a global supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution center, has introduced Dematic Multishuttle Flex, an automated inventory staging buffer that is designed to accommodate cartons and totes. The Multishuttle Flex incorporates a flexible load handling device, enabling high performance storage and retrieval of variable load sizes and formats, without the use of trays. The load handling device "flexes" to adjust to the dimensions of the load to be handled and accommodates carton/tote sizes of varying lengths and widths. Configurations are tailored to fit existing building layouts while optimizing density and minimizing floor space.
For applications that need to accommodate a variety of load sizes in a compact, high density, controlled access environment, the Multishuttle Flex is the ideal solution. Users that implement this solution experience improved inventory/order accuracy, higher throughput rates, reduced order processing time, along with increased operational productivity and efficiency. Multishuttle Flex is utilized in multiple market sectors: grocery, food/beverage, general merchandise retailers, and B2B industrial distributors.