KNAPP Introduces OSR Shuttle™ Evo to North American Market

Newest Development in Shuttle Technology is Flexible, Scalable and Loaded With Innovations

KENNESAW, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at MODEX 2018, KNAPP announced the release of the OSR ShuttleTM Evo to the North American market. As a pioneer in the field of shuttle technology with over 15 years of innovation, an installed base of over 250 shuttle systems worldwide and more than 25,000 shuttles since its market release, KNAPP is introducing an evolutionary development in warehouse logistics. OSR ShuttleTM Evo.

According to Rudi Lueg, SVP Sales for KNAPP, "The OSR ShuttleTM Evo brings new simplicity to the increasingly complex world of logistics. We are redefining flexibility, efficiency, scalability, system interconnection and process with this new product release." New developments include innovative ways for companies to scale their investment in distribution infrastructure - by adding storage capacity, throughput capacity or both - making this new shuttle highly flexible and scalable. Continuing with KNAPPs commitment to sustainable designs and efficiency, the new shuttle design is also highly efficient, using around 5% of traditional AS/RS solutions.

Ideal for storage, picking, buffering, sequencing, replenishment and returns this new development is also a modular solution. Integrating lifts, order sequencing and delivery into the new shuttle design KNAPP delivers a more flexible alternative to manufacturers and retailers, and one that can easily grow and adapt to change.

The OSR ShuttleTM Evo supports a variety of workstation alternatives based on client needs and availability of labor - from quality control stations using KNAPP vision technology, to automated goods to person technologies, to fully automated robotic stations with the Pick-it-Easy Robot and even palletizers for fully automated case picking operations. It also handles a variety of loads - including cases, trays and totes - in single or multi-deep configurations.

The new OSR ShuttleTM Evo is a proven technology, fully integrated with the latest KiSoft WCS and WMS solutions. Current client commitments include ten major systems in 2018 with over 4000 shuttles.


KNAPP is an internationally operating company and is one of the world market leaders in warehouse logistics and automation with over 3,600 employees worldwide. As a solutions provider, KNAPP provides one-stop, custom-designed intralogistics solutions in health care, retail, apparel, food, manufacturing and ecommerce sectors. Our clients experience results that are flexible, resource efficient, ergonomic and self-learning. The companys North American headquarters are in Atlanta, GA. For more information, visit

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