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Title:
PICKING SYSTEM AND PICKING METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/031351
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The purpose of the invention is to efficiently transport a product to a picking unit and shipping area along a travel route that freely branches and converges by causing a single type of transport car to travel. A picking system comprises a transport car that travels along a travel route that freely branches and converges, a plurality of racks, a plurality of picking units, a shipping area, and a controller that controls the transport car. In addition, the picking unit is provided with a loading station to which the transport car carries a container, and an unloading station from which the transport car carries the containers and the picked products. The transport car transports a container accommodating a product that is ordered to the loading station from the racks, transports the product that has been picked to the shipping area, and transports the container after the product has been picked to the racks.

Inventors:
TAI Akito (Inuyama Plant, 2, Aza-Nakajima, Oaza-Hashizume, Inuyama-sh, Aichi 02, 〒4848502, JP)
Application Number:
JP2015/067147
Publication Date:
March 03, 2016
Filing Date:
June 15, 2015
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. (3 Minami Ochiai-cho, Kisshoin Minami-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 26, 〒6018326, JP)
International Classes:
B65G1/137; B65G1/00; B65G1/04
Foreign References:
US4678390A1987-07-07
JP2013052961A2013-03-21
JPH10218307A1998-08-18
JPS6337006A1988-02-17
JPS5340982A1978-04-13
JPS5435390B11979-11-02
JPH0248304A1990-02-19
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SHIOIRI Akira et al. (4-1-503, Narihira-cho Ashiya-sh, Hyogo 68, 〒6590068, JP)
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