An area of a plant or facility devoted entirely to loose item or open stock placement.
An endless fabric, rubber, plastic, leather, or metal belt operating over suitable drive, tail end and bend terminals and over belt idlers or slider bed for handling bulk materials, packages, or objects placed directly upon the belt.
An order picking method in which an operator is responsible for picking multiple orders to completion in the same work cycle.
An industrial manufacturing method in which one or several units are produced at a time, in contrast to continuous process (q.v.).
A marker either on the floor, overhead or on posts, numbered, and/or lettered to designate a bay in a storage area.
(1) The space defined by a pair of upright frames, the overall depth, and the clear height between shelves.
(2) A cubic space with limits normally defined by functional or physical constraints; as example: Structural bay. The space defined by four columns. Storage bay. The space defined by the size of a block of material stored within it. Truck bay. The space defined by the area required to park a truck. Service bay. The space defined by the area required to park and service a vehicle.
Member attached to the outside edge of the base and used to align a row or pair of complete frames. Used also as a truck guide.
A device used to identify and read a bar code symbol.
A label that carries a bar code and is suitable to be affixed to an article.