High-Speed Conveyor Sortation
Real-Time sortation is an essential part of any warehousing and distribution facility. We have the controls solutions that automate machine equipment on the plant floor as well as software solutions that handle complex decisions about item routing and other higher level functions.
Proven, Accurate Sortation Software
Our Software Interfaces with machine-level controls and external devices made by leading Warehousing and Distribution manufacturers. Our system has a variety of benefits including:
- Reduced Downtime – SmartSort runs in a virtual environment hosted on multiple servers so that it can provide 100% uptime and simplify hardware requirements.
- Ease of Use – Sort Plans can be automatically downloaded from host systems and activated on sorters in real-time. Through an intuitive web-based user interface an operator can easily assign items to specific physical chutes on the fly, for waves or batches.
- Optimized Performance – Our software is written in the latest programming languages to provide 100% accuracy in sortation logic.
- Increased Visibility – A full range of reporting and search functionality enables a higher understanding of overall system performance.
- Increased Throughput – SmartSort is built to optimize its high-speed sortation capabilities resulting in product moving quicker through facilities.
SmartSort acquires property information on items using bar codes and database lookups. SmartSort also interfaces with a wide variety of external devices, such as:
- Moving beam laser scanners
- Invisible ink systems
- Data entry terminals
- Hand-held laser guns or wands
- RF tags
- Host computers
- Vision scanning systems
- In-line scales
- Photoelectric eyes
SmartSort can determine the sort destination of an item based off a combination of many property-based selection criteria including: