SponsorWhite Systems
DateWednesday, March 22, 2023
Time2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
LocationTheater E

What You Will Learn

Vertical lift modules (VLMs) are one of the most popular forms of automated storage. There are a variety of types available today. There are many VLM implementation configurations that optimize and enhance warehouse operations.

With the increased popularity in North America, many types of vertical lift modules have been developed that excel in different areas. Depending on the model, these VLM types differ in storage density, picking speed, item size and weight capability, tray systems, and software packages. An overview of these model types and technologies will be presented to describe frequent areas of use to enable one to select the best option(s) for a warehouse.

Strategies for optimized picking from vertical lift modules will be presented. Topics ranging from local and remote options to discrete, wave, batch, zone, and cluster picking will be discussed. Common use cases and their advantages will be highlighted with a focus on configuring VLMs for warehouse efficiency and optimization.

Vertical lift module integration with warehouse business systems offers the best opportunities to extend the productivity of automated storage. Enterprise resource planning and warehouse management system integration can be daunting for many users. An overview of the various capabilities of software integration, benefits of use, and implementation considerations will be discussed.

Key Takeaways

Upon completion of this seminar, you will be able to -

• List various VLM technologies available today
• Identifying the best vertical lift module type for your warehouse needs
• Selecting, optimizing, and implementing the VLM best pick strategies for your orders
• Identify and execute on the key success factors for seamless integration with enterprise resource planning systems (ERP) and warehouse management systems (WMS)


Corey Calla White Systems President and CEO
Dustin Walker White Systems Technical Sales Manager
Scott Boyson SencorpWhite Director

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