6.1   Pick-to-Order/Pallet Systems

6.2   Zone Pick-to-Conveyor Systems

6.3   Layer Picking Systems

In our RightHouse taxonomy of case picking systems (Figure 6.1), we first classify case picking systems as to whether or not a single case is selected (single-case picking systems) or an entire layer (layer picking systems).

Figure 6.1 RightHouse taxonomy of case picking systems.


We classify single-case picking systems as pick-to-order/pallet or zone pick-to-conveyor systems. In pick-to-order/pallet systems all the cases for an entire order are picked onto a pallet at a pick face. In zone pick-to-conveyor systems ...

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