Photo: Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, 2015
Light and small orders are usually consolidated into plastic delivery bins used to carry items with minimal packaging. In addition to be a convenient load unit, storage bins also protect the cargo they carry. Each delivery bin can include multiple orders from several customers, but who have all in common a specific delivery point. Each bin has a unique number so when deliveries are assembled, batches bins are assigned according to the size of the delivery to a specific location.