Logistics Applications

Cognex industry-leading algorithms, technology and hardware are able to solve many common logistics applications, as well as complex, custom applications. Browse the list of the most recurrent applications below, or contact your local application engineer for a free application evaluation.

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automated sorting

Automated Sorting

Cognex image-based barcode readers provide high read rates at automated sorting locations, helping ensure packages are properly sorted and delivered on time.

3D-A1000 dimensioning


Optimize retail distribution and ecommerce fulfillment operations with precise dimensional data using the 3D-A1000 dimensioning system.

inbound sorting

Inbound Sorting

Cognex image-based barcode readers enable packages to be quickly and accurately sorted and stored, reducing labor costs and maximizing productivity.

outbound sorting

Outbound Sorting

Cognex's barcode readers meet the speed and accuracy demands of ecommerce facilities, ensuring that packages are properly sorted and delivered on time.

pick and pack sorting

Pick and Pack Sorting

Cognex technology reads omnidirectional, damaged, smudged and distorted codes and codes at extreme angles, improving pick and pack sorting times and maximizing throughput.

pallet scanning

Pallet Scanning

With a large depth-of-field and wide field-of-view, Cognex barcode readers read pallet identification labels quickly and accurately, even when surrounded by other labels.

print and apply

Print and Apply

Cognex image-based barcode readers catch label and placement issues early on, allowing facility managers to identify and fix label errors to minimize problems downstream.



With a large depth-of-field and wide field-of-view, Cognex barcode readers streamline item processing, saving time and resources during the warehousing process.

automatic bag tag reading

Automated Bag Tag Reading

Cognex technology delivers the highest read rates, even at critical junctions such as transfer lines to speed up luggage processing times and improve system efficiency.

baggage tracking and security

Baggage Tracking and Security

Cognex barcode readers read damaged tags quickly and accurately for greater IATA compliance, improved tracking and increased customer satisfaction.

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