This award goes to the company that has demonstrated a bold and innovative response to the changing market, by the introduction of new technology, products or processes

KARDEX REMSTAR – LR35 VERTICAL BUFFER MODULE

The LR35 Vertical Buffer Module from Kardex Remstar is a solution for picking small parts from bins, cardboard boxes and trays in small and medium-sized warehouses. The design is a completely new development from Kardex Remstar and consists of a shelf system with automatic bin handling, picking stations and its own logistics software. The Kardex Remstar LR35 is suitable for any company involved in handling single part or small volume orders.

GOTELEE SOLICITORS – GUARDIAN PRODUCT SAFETY DUE

DILIGENCE APP The Guardian Product Safety Due Diligence App has been developed by Gotelee Solicitors to aid ecommerce distributors as they attempt to negotiate the regulations laid down by HMRC in the Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme (FHDDS). The App has been designed to help fulfillment houses and warehouse operators comply with product safety rules, enabling them to satisfy themselves that products leaving their premises comply with product safety requirements. By creating an automatic audit trail that App allows users to show that they have taken reasonable steps to ensure that only safe products leave the warehouse.

BITO STORAGE SYSTEMS – LEO LOCATIVE LOWCOST AGV

Bito’s LEO Locative is a simple, low-cost automated guided vehicle (AGV). Unlike other AGVs, LEO does not require any infrastructure or complex installation work which means the possibilities and advantages of automation are open to a broader range of logistics operations. LEOs are delivered ‘ready-to-go’ and usually have a payback within a year. Each unit can carry loads weighing up to 20kg.

NEOPOST – CVP-500 AUTOMATED PACKING SOLUTION

The rapid growth of ecommerce is pushing the demand for automated fulfillment solutions and the CVP-500 from Neopost builds, fills, folds and labels a custom fit parcel in a matter of seconds. The CVP-500 does the work of 10 packing stations and only one operator handles the entire packing process – significantly reducing staff overheads.

AVERY WEIGH-TRONIX – MPS100 MOBILE PICK STATION

The MPS100 mobile pick station from Avery Weigh- Tronix provides picking staff with the tools they need to verify accuracy at the point of pick. It comes equipped with the high resolution Avery Weigh- Tronix ZK840 advanced counting scale, barcode scanner, battery supply and can also carry a printer. This combination means that verifying pick accuracy (part and quantity) is as simple as scanning and placing parts on a scale. The scale displays a count meaning manual counting at the point of pick is a thing of the past.