TranSystems
 

Distribution Center Automation

Within the CPG Manufacturing sector, investment into distribution center automation has traditionally been stronger than in the wholesale/retail distribution sector. Manufacturers have always invested capital into automated equipment in their production plants so it is a natural extension to also invest in automating within the distribution center.

This is especially true in the pharmaceuticals and food and beverage industries; and particularly so in facilities that handle controlled or refrigerated/frozen food products.

With respect to investing in distribution center automation, a few companies that have taken leadership positions within the
     North American CPG manufacturing industry include: Tropicana Products, Hatfield Quality Meats, Fage USA Dairy, Hood
     Dairy,General Foods, Heartland Farms, Kellogg’s, Whitewave Foods, Hersheys’ Ice Cream, Nestle, Dole, Blue Bunny,
     Tyson, Excel, Nabisco, Keebler, Darigold, West Farm Foods, Frito Lay, Farmland Dairies, Tillamook, Cargill Meats, Kraft
     Foods, Conagra, Schwans, Yoplait, Wawa Dairy among many other firms for the deployment of ASRS cranes in their
     refrigerated/ frozen distribution centers. Many of these facilities are used to automate the storage and handling fresh Dairy,
     Meat and/or Ice Cream products.

Beverage companies such as Coca Cola Company, Pepsi, Anheuser Busch, Miller, Starbucks, Southern Wine and Spirits,
     among many others for deploying automated storage and retrieval systems, mini-load systems, automated case and layer
     picking technologies, automatic palletizing machines, gantry robots, and other automated technologies that improve
     ergonomics and reduce manpower requirements.
 



 

get a full list of our

Markets We Serve

Click here to learn more information about Integrated Services

Resource Center

Historic Cleveland’s Hilliard Road Bridge Undergoes Inspection as a First Step toward Preservation
More

Allene Rieger Elected as AREMA Committee 11 Vice Chair
More

Brian Krul Appointed as Vice Chairman of the Construction Legislative Council of Western Pennsylvani
More

Barbara Frost Inducted into the Civil and Environmental Academy of Distinguished Alumni of the Unive
More

Proactive Planning is Key to Maintaining Quality Passenger Experience
More

America's Oldest Bridge in Use Now Rehabilitated
More