"Tornado" Automated Warehouse Management System

11/10/2010 - 30/06/2011

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Tornado Storage Solutions build tower storage machines for clients including IKEA, Audi and play.com.
The ASIS controller was developed by Napier to drive a range of machines using a variety of interfaces. As well as providing a clean, user friendly interface it optimises the placement of articles.

Following the successful implementation of the main controller Tornado came back to Napier for a number of additional projects including a web based reporting tool that allows real-time reports of stock from machines located across the world.
"Tornado" Automated Warehouse Management System is a Consultancy project funded by Tornado Storage Solutions. Carried out in collaboration with and others. For further information please refer to .
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Project Team

Andrew Cumming
Senior Lecturer / Principal Consultant
+44 131 455 2753
Rob Kemmer
Senior Lecturer / Principal Consultant
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