Purchasing network IXOS cealco has implemented the Easy WMS warehouse management system by Mecalux in its installation in Granollers (Barcelona, Spain). This warehouse supplies the sales outlets of the plumbing and heating companies that make up the IXOS cealco Group, and the new IXOS shops.
Machine learning forms part of the computer science known as artificial intelligence (AI). How do these algorithms work? Learn about their applications in the supply chain.
Würth Modyf, a company specialising in work clothes and uniforms, will open a new warehouse in Polinyà near Barcelona with the help of Mecalux. Mecalux will instal pallet racking, picking shelves, Easy WMS and 4 modules: Multi Carrier Shipping, Supply Chain Analytics, Labor Management and Store Fulfillment.
Multistory warehouses are a type of storage installation gaining traction in the US in which each floor operates independently. What are their pros and cons?
Maison François Cholat, a solutions company for farmers and ranchers, has implemented Easy WMS by Interlake Mecalux at its warehouse in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier. The WMS will enable the company to carry out complete traceability of all its SKUs, which is indispensable for plant-protection products.
A warehouse management system (WMS) is responsible for optimizing all operations that take place in an installation. Easy WMS, the warehouse management system by Interlake Mecalux, is scalable and modular. Thus, Interlake Mecalux continually develops new modules that adapt the software to all the challenges posed by Logistics 4.0.
Meat company Incarlopsa has incorporated cutting-edge technology to increase productivity and ensure the traceability of goods at low temperatures. Interlake Mecalux has installed automated solutions and implemented Easy WMS in several of the firm's warehouses in Spain.
Surplus Motos, a motorbike spare parts company, has optimised order preparation and inventory management at its new logistics centre in Gaillac, France. Mecalux has equipped it with an automated warehouse for boxes managed by Easy WMS, in addition to pallet racks and picking shelves.
Kontiki, a company specialising in paper products, decorative items and collectable toys, has decided to renovate its warehouse in Dommartin, France. With the help of Interlake Mecalux, it has installed pallet racks, a conveyor circuit and the Easy WMS warehouse management system.
E-commerce household goods retailer NouveauxMarchands.com has renovated its installation in France with Interlake Mecalux's warehouse management system. Easy WMS, WMS for e-commerce, Multi Carrier Shipping Software and Supply Chain Analytics Software streamline order preparation and delivery.
Renowned cosmetics producer and packager Cosmopak has opened a versatile, 486'-long automated warehouse at its logistics centre in Ovar, Portugal. Connected with production at three different levels, the automated installation manages over 2,500 SKUs, thanks to Easy WMS.
The Kanban system is a methodology that involves organizing production and material replenishment orders in just-in-time supply chains. It is responsible for linking each production stage to prevent overstocking and unnecessary wait times between processes. We break down how it works in logistics.
Welcome to the 18th edition of Mecalux's Best Practices magazine, featuring 10 case studies of leading companies in their sectors. These firms are characterised by the drive to renovate their logistics systems, and Mecalux has equipped them with storage solutions personalised for each specific need.
The sum of the advantages obtained with compaction and automation makes the Pallet Shuttle system the best solution for companies that need to optimise space to maximise storage capacity and, at the same time, considerably increase warehouse productivity.
Same-day, error-free home deliveries at an affordable price and with quality standards intact have become a logistics challenge. In our post, we’ll examine the origin and implications of this standard and review some solutions that have proven successful in warehouses in the sector.
Supply chain KPIs form a solid foundation on which we can base our decisions for improving logistics management. We'll show you several examples in our article.
After a while, it’s normal for your installation to seem too small for the company’s new needs. What’s the reason for this lack of working space? How can you maximize a small warehouse? We’ll give you some suggestions for expanding your warehouse capacity.
Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are devices that can move on their own in an installation, without human intervention. In our article, you’ll find all you need to know about AMRs in logistics: their applications and uses, as well as their future in the warehouse.
PDCA (plan–do–check–act), or the Deming cycle, enables the implementation of a continuous improvement strategy in a company’s logistics processes, increasing warehouse efficiency. Find out how to improve logistics service quality by deploying this in your installation.
Industry 4.0: what is it? How is it affecting logistics organization? In this article, we define new trends in Industry 4.0, assessing its impact and examining the technologies playing an essential role in this Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Manufacturing logistics encompasses the management of storage processes and movement of materials connected to a production center. What factors affect the organization of manufacturing logistics and how can you maximize them? How can you streamline processes to ensure the best product for the customer?
Omnichannel strategies: what are they and how can I employ them in the retail sector? In this article, we analyze new consumer trends and logistics flows generated by the rise in online shopping. Plus, we go over several software solutions designed to take on the omnichannel challenge.
Easy Logistique, a logistics operator belonging to home furniture importer JJA, has equipped its new centre with pallet racks by Mecalux. The centre, located in northern France and divided into eight sections, will store close to 100,000 pallets carrying extremely varied and voluminous goods.
Pharma logistics: what are some of the main factors currently impacting it? We’ll explain in depth the characteristics of this sector as well as the challenges affecting it, namely its warehouses and the transportation of pharmaceutical products.
WOK, a renowned Polish company specialising in cardboard packaging, has once again requested the assistance of Interlake Mecalux to expand its warehouse capacity. In recent years, it has decided to renovate all its production centres and, in this way, accelerate its expansion into the Polish market.
Logistics providers: we take an in-depth look at the trends transforming this segment and review the most cutting-edge solutions. Find out about the different types of logistics operators and the challenges they face in their warehouses.
Integrated inventory management between physical stores and the warehouse is one of the most effective strategies for managing stock in an omnichannel environment. What advantages can a WMS bring to the new shift in roles of physical stores and warehouses? We'll show you in our article.
Digitalization of logistics: we analyze the implications of this for the sector and the changes it’s bringing about in supply chain organization. See which technologies are facilitating the digitalization of logistics as well as examples of companies that have implemented it in their warehouses.
We lay the groundwork for taking inventory in the warehouse, showing you the tools and techniques for achieving maximum efficiency in the process. Find out which strategy to follow to plan your stock counts quickly and professionally.
Warehouse shipping and receiving operations: how can you manage them effectively for optimal inventory control? The answer lies in automating the process. In our article, we examine the advantages of using a WMS for managing inbound and outbound stock, using Easy WMS by Interlake Mecalux as a model.