Every new handling unit that is fed into the system is made known to the system at its very first pick-up. This can be done automatically, e.g. at a handover point of a conveyor line, or manually, e.g. when unloading a truck. With the introduction, TRACK knows the identity (ID) of the new handling unit picked up.
On set-down of the load unit, the TRACK software determines the current forklift position (x,y) and the lift mast height (z, detected by a sensor). The 3D coordinate is linked to the load ID (in SAP: HU). TRACK stores the information – the digital twin – in the identpro® database. The stored 3D coordinate is automatically updated for each subsequent movement of the handling unit.