The Mini-Load AS-RS One-Level Shuttle Automated Storage and Retrieval System is a Mini-Load AS-RS for higher throughput requirements. Different load handling devices make this mini-load AS-RS highly flexible for the automated storage and retrieval of various sized carton, trays, and totes in single or multiple depths. The compact design of the mini-load ASRS One-Level Shuttle allows more storage in less space and is perfect in operations with high levels of transactions but low levels of inventory items where the “goods to man” principle is utilized. Low weight and high payload are characteristics specific to the mini-load AS-RS One-Level Shuttle, as well as speed in both aisle movement and its placement/removal function. Highly accurate and compact, the mini-load AS-RS load handling equipment is designed for short handover times.