Automated Sortation Conveyor Systems | Fortna

Solutions: Conveyor & Sortation

Speed, Accuracy and Throughput to Handle High Volume

With labor challenges on several fronts and demand for faster, more responsive operations, sortation and conveyor technologies make it possible for high volume operations to effectively handle a variety of units, cases or totes with speed, accuracy, and high throughput.

Fortna works with leading manufacturers of sortation and conveyor systems to design flexible, scalable, and reliable operations that meet your business requirements.

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    Cost Effective. High Throughput.

    Sortation and conveyor are used by distributors requiring fast, accurate, and cost-effective product handling. Systems come in a number of shapes and sizes to meet a wide variety of product handling needs. Fortna will help integrate with your existing equipment and/or design a system that leverages advanced automation technologies for an operation that is responsive to demand, no matter which channel it comes through.

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    Sortation Technologies

    • Cross-belt sorter
    • Tilt-tray sorter
    • Bomb-bay sorter
    • Narrow belt sorter
    • Popup or Steerable Wheel
    • Push tray sorter
    • Pick and Pass Transfers
    • Sliding Shoe sorter
    • Vertical sorter
    • Pocket sorter

    Conveyance

    • Vertical conveyor
    • Belt conveyor
    • Accumulation conveyor
    • Empty Corrugate conveyor
    • Pallet conveyor
    • Spiral Inclines/Declines
    • Case and package conveyor
    • MDR (motor driven roller) conveyor
    • Flexible conveyor
    • Telescoping Conveyor
    • Plastic belt conveyor

    Agnostic Approach to Identify Best-Fit Technologies

    The Fortna Distribution Optimization Framework leans into your data and our proprietary processes, tools, and algorithms to design and deliver solutions using best-fit mobile solutions. We work with a deep bench of partners, but our agnostic approach allows for truly innovative and holistic design that leverages best-in-class technologies, without bias toward any manufacturer or supplier. We can help you select appropriate technologies and work collaboratively with the chosen supplier to optimize your solution for exemplary business results.

    Powered by an Intelligent Warehouse Execution System

    FortnaWES™ intelligent software optimizes the design and allows you to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities for compounded gains in efficiency and insights. This agnostic software platform makes it possible to integrate solutions from virtually any AS/RS equipment and swap out technologies without having to make expensive and time-consuming updates to your existing systems.

    Business Case Justification and Proof of Concept

    Complex projects sometimes require a proof of concept (POC) to validate functionality and justify the business case prior to investing significant capital expense for the broader solution. At Fortna, business case is at the heart of everything we do. We will help you develop the business case, align stakeholders, and obtain the Board level support you need for your investments.

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