- Label Holder
Label Holder - The label holder acts as a label holding device that allows the user to label and relabel containers, racks and pallets.
- Label Identification System
Label Identification System - The system employed in identifying products and containers by use of various types of labels/placards/holders.
- Label Placard
Label Placard - The label placard acts as a label holding device that allows the user to label and relabel containers, racks and pallets.
- Labor Management Systems
Labor Management Systems - Labor Management Systems optimize the deployment of labor resources by establishing realistic performance standards and matching those standards to planned activity for op...click for the full definition
- Landing Gate
Landing Gate - A gate to control personnel traffic at a landing.
Laser - An acronym for light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation. Converts energy into laser light which in turn, can be used to control the direction and movement of mat...click for the full definition
Layout - Often referred to as a \"floor plan\". The layout shows the utilization, in graphical representations, of the gross space for storage operations and supporting functions. ...click for the full definition
- Ledge Type Shelving
Ledge Type Shelving - A shelving unit designed to accommodate two different depths of shelves. Larger shelves are placed at the bottom and the unit is stepped back with smaller shelves on top. T...click for the full definition
Leg - An element attached to the base of a container that provides handling clearance and safe stacking.
LES - Logistics Execution Systems manage inventory, space, material handling equipment, labor and transportation resources to assure timely, error-free fulfillment and visibility of order status...click for the full definition
- Lever Hoist
Lever Hoist - A lever operated manual device used to lift. lower, or pull a load and to apply or release tension. Utilizes a ratchet and pawl mechanical configuration to incrementally raise or low...click for the full definition
- Lever Type Limit Switch
Lever Type Limit Switch - A limit switch that uses a lever as the actuator for the purpose of coming in physical contact with the object to be detected.
- Library Shelving
Library Shelving - A form of cantilevered shelving that is primarily utilized in application where ease of reconfiguration is necessary. This type of shelving is configured to satisfy book and techn...click for the full definition
- Lift Cart
Lift Cart - A hand cart with a scissor or mast supported lifting platform.
- Lift Tables
Lift Tables - Lift tables are ergonomic devices utilized to raise, lower or tilt work loads such as pallets and containers. Lift tables are a scissors lift device used to raise, lower, stack, convey a...click for the full definition
Lift - The maximum vertical distance through which the load hook can travel. The total allowable hook movement between its upper limit of travel and its lower limit of travel. The te...click for the full definition
- Lifting Beam
Lifting Beam - A solid or fabricated metal or wooden beam, suspended from a hoist/crane or from forks of a forklift, designed to provide multiple lifting points. The lifting beam enables t...click for the full definition
- Lifting Capacity
Lifting Capacity - The rated load of a material handling lifting device (i.e., scissors lift, hoist) applied as uniformly distributed load
- Line Shaft Diverter
Line Shaft Diverter - Roller diverters used in line shaft conveyor to sort and redirect materials along a powered conveyor line.
- Line Shaft Driven Roller Conveyor
Line Shaft Driven Roller Conveyor - This form of powered conveyor consists of a rotating line shaft located under and perpendicular to the load carrying conveyor rolls. The line shaft runs parallel ...click for the full definition
- Link Chain
Link Chain - A form of chain made up of a series of metal loops or links that are joined together pivotally and form a medium for lifting or conveying and transmitting power or motion. &...click for the full definition
- Live Roller Conveyor
Live Roller Conveyor - The most common conveyor used in large warehouses and distribution centers. Rollers are powered through various means and therein producing movement in needed direction. The loa...click for the full definition
LMS - Labor Management Systems optimize the deployment of labor resources by establishing realistic performance standards and matching those standards to planned activity for optimal scheduling....click for the full definition
- Load Bearing Surface
Load Bearing Surface - Actual area of material in contact with and supporting a unit load.Click here to learn more about unit loads.
- Loading Dock
Loading Dock - The sorting or staging platform where shipments are loaded or unloaded.
- Loading Dock Door
Loading Dock Door - The openings in the loading dock area to the outside of a building. Loading dock doors are an important topic in planning and constructing a building. The rapidity of loading...click for the full definition
- Loading Dock Equipment
Loading Dock Equipment - Equipment used to make the loading dock area of a facility more accessible and to provide safe movement of goods in that dock area. Loading dock equipment includes...click for the full definition
Lock - The latch mechanism on folding containers used with a U-shaped part called the staple to secure folding container walls and gates in a closed position.
Logistics - The organization, integration and utilization of the resources and transportation infrastructure needed to achieve the efficient flow of materials and information over the entire supply ...click for the full definition
- Lot Reconciliation
Lot Reconciliation - The use of sensors to count the number of objects that pass a particular point in the material handling system for purposes of reconciling actual production or material move...click for the full definition
- Lumbar Motion Monitor
Lumbar Motion Monitor - An electronic device that is usually attached to the lumbar (lower back) portion of a worker\'s body and \"records/reads\" the types, frequency and amount of exertion on ...click for the full definition