RFID-equipped lift trucks
Warehouse navigation system controls lifting and putaway
To support a semi-automatic approach to reaching destinations by lift truck, Jungheinrich’s warehouse navigation system uses RFID transponders placed in the facility floor at specific distances.
The transponders communicate with an RFID reader/writer in the lift truck to identify aisle locations and distances. Armed with this information, the lift trucks know where to go. Increased productivity is achieved by having the truck select the optimum combination of driving and lifting to reach a pallet position in the fastest, most efficient way.
Because pallet lifting and put away is principally controlled by the truck, not the driver, product damage is reduced.
ProMat 2013—Booth 2041
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Jungheinrich® ranks among the world’s leading brands of material handling equipment and material flow and warehousing technology, offering a comprehensive range of technologically-advanced forklifts and very narrow aisle lift trucks. Through a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), Jungheinrich forklifts are distributed through MCFA’s extensive dealer network located throughout North America. Additionally, MCFA manufactures a number of those Jungheinrich branded forklifts and supplies Jungheinrich parts from five distribution centers located in California, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Texas. With capacities ranging from 2,000 to 19,800 pounds, Jungheinrich forklifts offer customers unique solutions for warehousing applications. Jungheinrich has more than 340 dealers throughout North America and more than 240,000 parts stocked in the U.S.
2121 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N.
Houston, Texas 77043
Tel: 1-877-JH-FORKS / 1-(877) 543-6757