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Our Forklift Truck Portal (FLT) is the perfect solution for scenarios where hundreds of pallet-based items need to be identified quickly and reliably

Designed for harsh industrial applications, our Forklift Truck Portal is the perfect solution for scenarios where hundreds of pallet-based items need to be identified quickly and reliably without operators ever having to leave the safety of the forklift cab.

The wireless-enabled hardware works in conjunction with a standard in-cab computer, allowing the operator to pick, receive or despatch items without ever having to leave the safety of the forklift truck – speeding up operations and significantly reducing the chance of injury.

To operate, the driver interacts with the in-cab computer to select the order or manifest they are about to process and then drives the loaded forklift through the portal, where the vehicle, pallet and all items on the pallet are instantly read and processed.

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Wired / wireless integration

Forklift Truck Portal can be integrated into existing wireles or wired networks.

Integrated I/O

Status lights and sound can be incorporated into the design to provide immediate feedback to operators.

Flexible antenna

We use a combination of antenna from various partners to achieve the right performance for your environment.

CorielEDGE control

All portals are controlled via the CorielEDGE platform, which provides outstanding connectivity to middleware/ERP/WMS.

Industrial by design

All portals are built to withstand the harshest of environments and can optionally include cage protection.

Powerful reading

Forklift Truck Portal can read thousands of tags attached to items, boxes, pallets and totes as they pass through.

How does it work?

Order/manifest selected (optional stage)

The forklift operator selects the order/manifest they are about to load/unload/move from the safety of their cab, using a standard in-cab computer.

All relevant RFID portal are activated

The Portal(s) are automatically activated and can optionally look for a RFID/RTLS tag on the forklift to confirm that the correct vehicle is passing.

Operator commences their loading/unloading

The operator commences his operation  as normal, with no delays or stoppages. Pallets are loaded/unloaded and the truck passes through the portal.

Tagged items automatically read

All RFID tags on the pallet are automatically detected by the portal, which is capable of reading hundreds of items extremely quickly.

ERP/WMS records automatically updated

Either on confirmation from the operator on completion, or automatically, the ERP/WMS is updated via the CorielEDGE middleware platform.

Key benefits of the Forklift Truck Portal

Completely modular

This product is designed to be completely modular, suitable for installation in almost any indoor or outdoor location. Portals can be located within dedicated reading areas, or can be placed at strategic dock door locations around a facility to capture items as they enter and leave the building.

In-cab / mobile control

The safest place for an operator to be is inside the forklift cab, which is why we’ve integrated the portal directly with the in-cab computer. Operators select the order or manifest they are moving and then process the order as normal. Safe, efficient and extremely quick!

Designed for harsh conditions

Our speciality is designed RFID systems for tough environments and harsh conditions, which is why the Forklift Truck Portal can be installed indoors or outdoors and is capable of reading tagged items such as metal kegs or liquids with ease.

The Forklift Truck Portal from Coriel is the perfect compliment to our full range of products, which includes: industrial barcodes and tags, handheld computers, lineside readers, long-range antenna and more – all controlled by the corielEDGE middleware platform.

Forklift Truck Portal – pallet configuration

Powered by corielEDGE

All Coriel products are powered by our NodeRed-enabled middleware platform corielEDGE, which allows us to integrate RFID, barcode, IoT and sensors into your business critical systems with minimal fuss and no development. corielEDGE integrates seamlessely with Mojix ytem to offer complete end-to-end item-level tracking.

Maximising value

Get the most from your technology investment …

Automating your processes with a Forklift Truck Portal can provide you with a range of benefits across your business, which lead to significant Return on Investment and payback within record times. Here’s a few examples of where our customers see value:

Better inventory management & tracking

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RFID portals can instantly scan multiple items on a forklift, significantly speeding up the process of inventory tracking and management. This real-time data allows businesses to maintain accurate inventory counts, reducing the likelihood of stockouts or overstock situations.

More efficient / streamlined warehousing

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In a warehouse setting, RFID portals streamline the process of moving goods. As a forklift passes through an RFID portal, it automatically logs the movement of items, enhancing the efficiency of warehouse operations by reducing manual scanning time and minimizing errors.

Near real-time tracking of all you assets

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RFID technology aids in the tracking of valuable assets as they move in and out of a facility. This can be crucial for high-value items or sensitive materials, ensuring that they are accounted for at all times and reducing the risk of loss or theft.

Significant time-saving in loading / unloading

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Loading and unloading processes become much quicker when a forklift equipped with an RFID reader passes through a portal. The system automatically scans all items, eliminating the need for manual checking and significantly speeding up these operations.

Improved data accuracy across all your systems

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RFID portals provide highly accurate data capture, reducing human errors in inventory tracking. This accuracy is vital for generating reliable reports and analytics, which can inform business decisions and improve overall operational efficiency.

Decrease risk and improve overall safety

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By automating the tracking process, RFID portals reduce the need for manual intervention, which can enhance safety in the workplace. Additionally, accurate tracking ensures compliance with regulatory requirements for certain types of goods.

Success Stories

Take a look at some of our client stories where we have eased some of the operational challenges they were facing. If you have a project that you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Operating over 2.5 million returnable kegs for the brewing industry is a huge challenge, which. ismade significantly easier through the use of Coriel identification and tracking solutions.

Contraload are one of the industry leaders in the provision and management of returnable packaging. We work closely with the team to implement their digital tracking solutions.

VTG manage over 95,000 railcars within their wagon hire fleet using solutions from Coriel that help ensure each car is inspected & maintained to the highest standard for their customer.

Industries we serve

Manufacturing

Retail

Oil & Gas

Rail

Returnables

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