Automated Warehouse Solutions

Automated warehouse solutions, also known as automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), increase uptimeimprove safety and enhance productivity in any warehousing operation.

Our warehouse automation solutions drastically improve the efficiency of storage, handling, preparation and dispatch, driving down operating expenditure by 20 to 30%.

Warehouse operators who take space utilisation seriously further benefit from maximised storage density while maintaining fast, direct access to each stock keeping unit (SKU).

Our automated warehouse solutions are recognised internationally for their quality, strength and durability, and come standard with a 10-year quality guarantee and lifetime warranty.

Enhance storage and retrieval efficiency with automated warehouse solutions for a leaner warehouse flow.

  • Improve picking and dispatch rates
  • Ideal for cold storage applications
  • Reduce labour costs with automated logistics
  • Ensure absolute load and personnel safety

Automated Laser Guided Vehicles

Automated guided vehicles utilise advanced laser technology to enable the vehicles to automatically move and transport items 24/7, reliably and safely.

Automated Laser Guided Vehicles

Stacker Cranes for Pallets

Stacker cranes are designed to automatically raise, transport, deposit and retrieve your pallets from very narrow aisle spaces, up to 40 metres high.  

Stacker Cranes for Pallets

Stacker Cranes for Boxes

Stacker cranes for boxes automatically deposit and retrieve boxes, moving them to and from a centralised picking point.

Stacker Cranes for Boxes

Conveyors for Pallets

Increase pallet transit times within your warehouse or factory. Various conveyor designs ensure a system suited to your space, storage and placement requirements.

Conveyors for Pallets

Conveyors for Boxes

Conveyors for boxes help you to speed up your supply chain and enable cost-cutting efficiencies with our high-grade warehouse automation technology.

Conveyors for Boxes

Mobile Racking

Mobile racking enables large-scale storage on mobile units that eliminate wasted aisle spaces and increase storage capacities.

Mobile Racking

Pallet Shuttles

Pallet shuttle carriages are ideal for high capacity warehouses. Pallet shuttles enable fail-proof, precise storing and extracting of pallets.

Pallet Shuttles

Pick & Put to Light Systems

Pick & Put to Light systems utilise visual displays to automate traditional picking processes for high picking speeds and low error rates.

Pick & Put to Light Systems

Leading automation solutions in SA:

APC Storage Solutions SA has partnered with Mecalux, a multinational storage systems provider, which devotes millions of Euros every year to develop the world’s most efficient automated warehouse solutions.

This, coupled with a growth in global demand for warehouse automation, has made our automated storage systems more affordable, reliable and productive.

Why invest in warehouse automation?

  • Reduce OPEX with automatic storage and retrieval systems
  • Improve storage accuracy
  • Get more uptime from your automated storage solution
  • Reduce on-site staff requirements

Our automated warehouse solutions can be easily integrated with our racking systemsshelving systems and warehouse management systems.

Tell me more about Automated Warehouse Solutions

Automation saves money: 

Automated racking and automated shelving systems pack items closer together than any other solution available to the market.

By reducing or eliminating the need for access aisle space, and replacing the need for human access with high-tech machines, warehouses can operate at a higher pace and with greater efficiency. This translates into long-term cost savings.

Automation increases uptime:

Automated storage systems can operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in hot or cold warehouse conditions.

This level of performance gives automated warehouses extremely high throughput at lower per unit costs than operator wages.

Improves warehouse accuracy:

Greater accuracy afforded by warehouse management software means automated warehouse systems save you money through greater item rotation and order picking control and creates a faster and more logical operation.

Automated warehouse storage drastically reduces the risk of human error, which can cause damages to stock and compromise operator safety.

Reduces staff requirements:

Warehouse automation reduces the need for human operation – including the need for operators to comply with health and safety concerns.

This, in addition to saving you money, reduces the risk of damage to stock or your racking installations.

From a single-source supplier: 

With over 25 years’ experience in in-house design, manufacture, project management, installation and maintenance services, we are South Africa’s most established warehouse solutions supplier.

In the last year alone, we have optimised over 700 warehouses across Africa using European-engineered racking and shelving, automated storage and other warehouse technologies. 

Fully accredited and compliant:

Our automatic storage and retrieval systems carry all necessary European and American quality and safety accreditations, making our automated storage recognised internationally as a benchmark in quality and durability.

This allows us to give all our automated storage systems an above-industry standard 10-year quality guarantee.

Available throughout SA:

As part of our range of professional services, we provide continuous backup, maintenance, warehouse optimisation and operator training to maximise the benefits of our automated storage systems. Since ongoing optimisation is essential for good warehouse automation, we recommend regular inspections to identify areas for improvement.

APC Storage Solutions SA offers world-class service in Gauteng and throughout South Africa, including Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg.