Pick-to-Light Module: PTF-3N-4
130 mm x 50 mm
In addition to the standard Pick to Light functions, this compartment display has a display with a three-digit numerical quantity display. Depending on the required process sequence, it is possible to use this display to indicate a target compartment on a tray, for example. It can be combined with other components in a PTF system. It is considered standard in a Pick-to-Light system.
Depending on the picking process and the required quantities, this compartment display variant is used. The maximum number of pieces that can be displayed is 999. Of course, it is possible to display pack quantities by prefixing characters, such as U (as in outer packaging).
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The most important terms in logistics
Alternatively, in the Multi-Order-Picking process itself, target compartments (orders) on a picking trolley could be displayed on this compartment display. Furthermore, Pick to Light additional functions (such as shortage correction or zero passage control) can be activated via the +/- keys or F key in the system.
Why different names?
The method Pick-to-Light involves classic order picking with the help of compartment displays. The Pick-to-Light display shows the picking quantity directly at the storage compartment. The Pick-to-Light system usually receives the confirmation of the removal by pressing a button on the module.
The term is often used incorrectly and thus often confused with Pick-to-Light . The pick-to-light method is a Multi-Order-Picking method that focuses on distributing articles that have just been picked to different orders. The method is classically used with a picking trolley (Pick-by-Cart).
The Put-to-Light method clearly defines a distribution of goods to the target compartments. A classic example is the replenishment in a flow rack.
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