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sor·ta·tion

 (sôr-tā′shən)
n.
Sorting, especially when mechanized or automated: the sortation of baggage; sortation of parcels.
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sortation

(sɔːˈteɪʃən)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) the process of sorting items into groups sharing a distinguishing quality or characteristic
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The sortation centre at Florida Farm will see parcels sorted ahead of being taken to delivery stations, from which drivers will collect them and take them onto their final destinations - customers' homes.
Inside Amazon's Denver "sortation center," an army of orange robots each one about the size of a large suitcase with a small conveyor belt on top glides across the concrete floor, picking up and then delivering packages to one of hundreds of chutes that organize each item by ZIP code before they're shipped to customers.
[USPRwire, Tue May 14 2019] Sortation systems are high throughput machinery systems designed for small order sizes in shipping and logistics.
Rothaus Brewery, a famous traditional brewer located high in Germany's Black Forest, recently invested in two major projects: a new refillable glass bottle sortation system and a new glass bottle filling line.
As part of the master service agreement, the GTAA will implement Beumer's automated tote-based baggage transport and sortation system, CrisBag, at Toronto Pearson.
Niesen said, "The capabilities and constraints, and the limitations and innovations that are available and happening all the time in the collection and sortation and processing industry very much inform PepsiCo in terms of making our packaging 100% recyclable."
Add to that list a growing e-commerce business with orders that need to be turned around even quicker than wholesale orders--including drop shipments to fulfill some of its retail customers' Web orders, and an aging conveyor and sortation system that had been designed for 10 years and was entering its 15 th year of service.
brought together conveyor, sortation, mini-load and shuttle storage systems, robots and automatic truck loading to significantly reduce the number of times product is handled from receiving to shipping.
Made of elastic, synthetic fibers, the pockets allow articles to slide into them using their own weight; at the end of the conveying and sortation process they slip gently back out.
In 2018, 2019 and 2020, UPS will add 350,000-400,000 pieces per hour of sortation capacity in the U.S.
Kentucky, US-based parcel sortation systems provider Material Handling Systems, Inc has acquired Italy-based sortation system technologies provider OCM (Officina Costruzioni Meccaniche), the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 14, 2018-Material Handling Systems Closes Acquisition of Sortation System Technologies Firm OCM