Possible ways to use the automation API

The Automation API can be used for many different use cases. Here we list some common use cases and provide detailed instructions about how to create such an integration. Click the links below to learn more.

  • Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) - for example a vertical storage lift or a robotic cube storage. These devices are typically used to store and retrieve goods to pick faster or reduce the space required for storage.
  • Sorting system - for example a conveyor system or an AGV system. Sorting system can be used for both inbound sorting and outbound sorting.
  • Shipping platform - for example to manage your own fleet or book using your custom IT system. Many transport integrations are already built for Ongoing WMS.
  • Pick To Light - a way to more efficiently pick the most frequently ordered items using a wall of locations that lights up where the operator should pick.