Vertical Lift Module

  Definition: What are Vertical Lift Modules? A storage system that consists of two parallel columns each of which is divided into fixed shelf locations that can hold a single storage module such as a tray or tote is known as a Vertical Lift Module (VLM for short). These modules store items on trays and …

Vertical Storage Unit

What is a Vertical Storage Unit? Warehouse racking systems vary based on planned use. Vertical racking involves racking standard pallets vertically, reaching heights of 40 feet or more. These racks can be configured to different pallet or carton sizes. Such configurations help eliminate dead space in the racking and cube out the warehouse. Where multiple …

Vertical Carousel

Definition: What is a Vertical Carousel? A series of bins or trays linked together to create a continuous chain, mounted on an elongated oval track are known as carousels. They are often an integral part of automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS). While mostly horizontal, in areas where lack of space presents an issue, they …

Utility Vehicle

Definition: What is a Utility Vehicle? A truck or other vehicle designed for carrying small loads is the basic definition of utility vehicles. More specifically, it is a vehicle that is generally motorized. Utility vehicles are often designed for general purpose use but some are designed to carry out a specific task more efficiently than …