Airport applications for baggage logistics and cargo traffic

Automation solutions for airport logistics

When baggage and cargo have to be transported and stored.

Airport logistics places a wide variety of demands on transport and warehouse logistics. Different sectors  play a central role in the overall process. The demands range from high speed and energy efficiency to maximum safety and availability.

We accompany you with an international team of experts who have years of industry experience and know-how in the realization of airport-specific automated systems. Together with you, we will work out a perfect drive solution tailored to your needs, considering IATA (International Air Transport Association) conformity.

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Solution packages for baggage logistics


Baggage Handling Systems (BHS)

Baggage handling systems require high speed, cost efficiency, maximum safety, energy efficiency and economy. Baggage handling systems must be particularly flexible and of tremendous speed in order to increase the efficiency of baggage handling and thus ensure good service for passengers.

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Solution packages for cargo logistics


Cargo Handling Systems (CHS)

Storage and retrieval vehicles (ETV/SRU) and transfer vehicles are used in the cargo handling sector. They store and retrieve Unit Load Devices (ULD) capacities with payloads of up to 12t. Horizontal conveyor technology such as roller conveyors or corner transfer units are  used for the transportation of goods and are further used in the context of the storage and retrieval process.

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What is airport logistics?

The term airport logistics covers all tasks associated with the transport of goods at the airport. As part of this ground handling, goods (e.g. baggage) are transported to the relevant destination at the airport in a flexible manner, taking into account their condition. Airport logistics plays a central role in the competitiveness of airlines. Airport logistics is responsible for designing and controlling operational service provision processes at an airport.
Lenze's drive and automation solutions for airport logistics are used primarily in baggage and freight logistics.