Thursday, August 25, 2016

Automated Guided Vehicles in warehouses

Automated Guided Vehicles
Imagine machines with the power of three-dimensional perception, visually mapping their environment and operating alongside people in our world. This revolutionary technology has the power to change the way people and machines work together every day.Automatic Guided Vehicle
Engineered with state-of-the-art Seegrid Vision, industrial trucks are transformed into the next generation of AGVs: vision guided vehicles (VGVs).
VGVs navigate without wires, lasers, magnets, or tape, and deliver unmatched flexibility. Designed for simplicity and reliability, this flexible automation solution is offered in a line of pallet trucks and tow tractors.
Generating economic advantages and operational efficiencies, VGVs optimize workflow processes, increase productivity and throughput, and reduce labor and operating costs. VGVs improve workplace safety, reduce equipment and product damage, and deliver a rapid return on investment.
Automated Guided Vehicles require no infrastructure modification, and navigate without the use of lasers, wires, magnets, or tape. With exceptional and unmatched flexibility, your team members have the power to train routes to support your workflow and business needs. VGVs are operational in automatic or manual mode for maximum flexibility.
For increasing throughput and material flow, VGV tow tractors coupled with trailers, carts, or dollies, provide a lean automation solution, while the cost-effective VGV pallet trucks transport palletized goods. Both innovative product lines will improve your material handling processes.
Call (816) 666-8404  today to learn more about this exciting new technology.

Spare parts are necessary in any warehoouse

Having spare parts on hand ensures that everything remains operational no matter what type of issue occurs with your machinery. If you don’t have the space to store the spare parts that you have procured, it’s high time you looked into some nearby options for those ‘what if’ moments that require spare parts.
If you don’t keep spare parts in your warehouse, you’re going to likely run into some issues. If one of your machines breaks down and you can’t procure a part for several days or weeks even, what do you do? Your operation can come to a screeching halt in an instant. That could spell the demise for your business.

Plan Ahead

Keeping spare parts safe and organized helps eliminate confusion and downtime of machinery. Your warehouse remains in full operation when the parts that you need to run your conveyor belts and sorters are on hand and ready to be used. Having skilled mechanics available to handle your warehouse repair needs makes quick work out of mechanical issues. It prevents your operations from missing a beat because it allows the machines to be worked on quickly so your warehouse doesn’t stop producing because of a broken down machine. More importantly, the parts don’t take the place of other machines or employees because of their size.
Kuecker provides easy procurement of OEM spare parts for repairing, replacing, and upgrading equipment, ensuring smooth operations for years to come. This helps you keep on top of things involving your warehouse accordingly, and it allows you to prepare for worst case scenarios when machines fail. Read more about our Life Cycle Services here.

Contact Kuecker Logistics Group at (816) 666-8404 to learn more.


Thursday, August 4, 2016

KEYCHAIN

KeyChain WCS: Intelligent, Configurable Control for Distribution Centers

KeyChain is a proprietary warehouse control system (WCS) developed by kuecker Logistics Group.

The WCS is the bridge for communications between the warehouse management system (WMS) and the automated warehouse material handling devices such as conveyors and picking modules.KeyChain WCS
Your DC needs the most advanced and efficient WCS to keep up with today's industry standards and demand. KeyChain offers the following advantages and benefits:
  • KeyChain is 100 percent configurable, allowing you to use only the modules your facility needs.
  • It features multi-level user security so your valuable data doesn't fall into the wrong hands.
  • An HMI display that depicts detailed equipment status, allowing you to pinpoint and correct problems before they result in costly delays or downtime.
  • An excellent system response time, which means that your orders get out the door faster.
  • Extensive logging of historical data: you need to know about the past to plan for the future.
  • Fully customized Microsoft SQL server reports, which means that you can see and analyze only the data that applies to your DC and your team.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Kuecker tech center!

Kuecker Logistics Group is one of the only integrators in the country to have a Technology Center of their own, and is perhaps the only one with a site that is this extensive. The great investment we have made in our Technology Center allows us to demonstrate the latest generation of material handling equipment and the like, as well as test your solution prior to implementation. Visit KLG at our corporate office, and we can plan and concept in our conference rooms, and then walk right into the Technology Center to see firsthand the equipment we are referring to. You can also ship your product to us for testing on the actual equipment.

Let us demonstrate first hand, the latest technology on the market right here in our facility.

KLG Technology Center

Tech Center Features:

  • System Logistics carousels
    with inserter extractor
  • Intelligrated sliding shoe sorter
  • In-motion scale
  • ID Tech Print & Apply/Manifest station
  • Intelligrated 24V technology
  • Unarco & Konstant racking
  • Wildeck free standing mezzanine
  • Bilt shelving pick module
  • Accu-Sort & SICK scanners
  • WMS & WCS controls
  • RF & voice directed picking
  • Pick-to-Light/Put-to-Light




Friday, February 5, 2016

Kuecker 3pl

As a Third Party Logistics operation, you know the difficulty in predicting what type of material handling solution is right for your operation. You want what works for your current client base, but also what is flexible to work for the next one as well.

Third Party Logistics Management Solutions

As an integrator, KLG represents and implements a wide variety of logistics management products and solutions. We can help you find the right solution that makes your operation more efficient and flexible, so that you meet today’s challenges as well as tomorrow's.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Distribution Center Design

Distribution Center Design

Good distribution center design is the hallmark of the well run organization. Without a modern, customized distribution center design, it's virtually impossible to get products out the door. Whether your existing facilities need to be revamped or you're building a new venture from the ground up, Kuecker Logistics Group can help identify the best distribution center design to ensure peak performance, limited downtime, and more.

Modern Distribution Center Design

The best distribution center design makes the most out of the space and resources your organization already has. This way it's possible to minimize costs while still gaining the benefit of streamlined processes. Various existing components may be utilized in a distribution center design project. Still, recognizing that sometimes the latest innovations can make an enormous difference, it's likely that new components will be necessary.

Plan for the Future with Distribution Center Design by Kuecker Logistics Group

A good design enables your company to handle today's business with ease and efficiency. The best design also offers room to grow. Planning a new distribution center or revamping an existing facility is the perfect opportunity to think about how your business might expand in the future. Prepare for that expansion now, and you'll be ready to take on tomorrow's biggest challenges.

An Excellent Return on Investment

Few things offer such advantageous return on investment as a well-equipped distribution center. A facility that's designed well today will more than pay for itself in years of efficient use. Most organizations are better able to meet marketplace challenges thanks to the design of their distribution center.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

eCommerce Fulfillment

Direct to Consumer eCommerce Fulfillment Solutions

Any successful direct e-commerce fulfillment solution needs to function as a well-oiled machine. A highly effective direct to consumer e-commerce fulfillment model requires intimately interconnected and integrated strategies, a solid financial plan and a robust operational and organizational design.
Kuecker Logistics Group is well equipped to provide your company with the perfect systems to implement direct to consumer operations based on the specific requirements of your business. As an integrator who offers a vast range of premium products and best of breed brands, we are the top choice to design and implement your next project.
Our expert team of professionals can provide you with a complete solution, allowing you to grow your organization with streamlined direct to consumer e-commerce fulfillment services. With storage modules, automated order picking systems, order consolidation systems, sortation solutions and more; we have everything you need to get your customers orders out the door efficiently, accurately and on time to keep them coming back time after time.

Kuecker Logistics Direct E-Commerce Fulfillment Solutions

The usage of Pick Modules and Put Wall systems are excellent methods in which to boost productivity. With versatile shelving options (steel surface, particle board surface or wire surface) and custom design available, what better way to capture quicker access to product and increase distribution efficiencies. More information here: Ecommerce Shelving.
If you are looking for a highly skilled team to design and implement a direct to consumer e-commerce fulfillment solution that will launch your company to the next level, contact Kuecker Logistics Group today at (816) 666-8404.  Ask for Jim tell him yu saw his blog.