Inventory Control Software controls pick-to-light systems.

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FastPic4 enhances efficiency of static racks, flow racks, and shelving and creates foundation for step-by-step integration of fully automated storage and retrieval systems. Pick-to-Light systems with FastPic allow multiple orders to be batched simultaneously. Software includes supervisory reports and options for added level of inventory management and security. It runs on Windows 95/98/NT/2000 and is SQL/OBDC enabled for fast database connectivity.

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FastPic4 Software Directed Pick-To-Light Systems Increases Productivity and Throughput up to 200%

Pick-to-Light technology controlled by FastPic4 inventory management software from FastPic(TM) Systems can increase productivity and throughput of pick and put applications by 200 percent and reduce labor hours by 1/3 in industrial applications.

The easy-to-use Pick-to-Light technology with FastPic software enhances the efficiency of static racks, flow racks, and shelving used in industrial applications and creates the foundation for the step-by-step integration of fully automated storage and retrieval systems.

Pick-to-Lights and FastPic inventory software, in industrial equipment order picking operations can be extremely efficient by allowing multiple orders to be batched simultaneously for increased throughput. Pick-to-Light directs operators to stock items by visually indicating where picking is needed. Batched picks are arranged in order, requiring less travel time by the operator. The system virtually assures that correct items are selected, reducing picking errors and improving employee efficiency. FastPic software includes a variety of supervisory reports and options that provide an added level of inventory management, control and security.

With its ability to manage multiple work zones, where several different types of storage and retrieval systems are used in a single operation, FastPic4 software also provides an easy transition for those companies in the warehousing industry that wish to upgrade their manual systems or areas up to fully automated storage and retrieval operations in the future. With the software in place, the implementation time of any automated system can be significantly reduced.

FastPic software runs on Windows 95, 98, NT, and 2000 and supports any TCP/IP network. It is SQL/OBDC enabled for easier, faster database connectivity. The Standard Interface Protocol provides an efficient link between host order entry systems and FastPic software. FastPic4 also includes Internet-based help and technical support, plus software updates and downloads.

FastPic Systems, a company of the Kardex AG of Zurich, Switzerland Group, is a leading developer of software for automated storage and retrieval system operation. The KRI Group is a manufacturer and integrator of a broad range of AS/RS technologies including vertical lift modules (VLMs), vertical and horizontal carousels. For more information on FastPic4 software, call 207-854-8663 or visit the FastPic Systems web site at

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