Warehouse robots boost the productivity, accuracy and speed of operations. Companies are turning to this technology to drive their supply chains forward.
Storage and transportation company Logística Carosan will implement Easy WMS from Mecalux in its facility in Talavera de la Reina. With this warehouse management system, the 3PL provider will organize its customers' products taking into account their storage requirements.
A warehouse picker is a professional in the logistics field mainly tasked with pulling the products that make up an order and consolidating it for shipment.
A cluttered warehouse leads to problems such as delivery errors and inefficient operations. Detecting these signs is essential for responding in good time and ensuring optimal organization.
Interlake Mecalux’s software facilitates end-to-end order management for companies in the e-commerce market. The new, advanced Marketplaces & Ecommerce Platforms Integration functionality connects the warehouse management system with digital sales platforms to sync the online catalog with the physical installation.
The Marketplaces & Ecommerce Platforms Integration module from Mecalux's Easy WMS integrates the warehouse with the marketplaces and e-commerce platforms. With this software, e-commerce firms can manage multiple SKUs in their facilities and sync their stock on platforms such as Amazon, eBay, and PrestaShop.
Deep-frozen food company Cabezuelo Foods has opened an automated warehouse with the Pallet Shuttle system with transfer cars from Mecalux. Operations in this facility are fully automated, and it runs at a constant temperature of -13 °F.
An SSCC code — Serial Shipping Container Code — is a logistics standard that, by means of a unique ID number, registers each unit load that enters or leaves the warehouse.
PELLENC has transformed its logistics center in Pertuis, France, with the installation of an AS/RS for boxes and Easy WMS from the Mecalux Group. This comprehensive solution has ramped up the company's throughput by 12%, enabling it to prepare 1,000 order lines a day to supply production lines.
Automation of systems and processes, protection and upkeep of the racks, the installation of fire safety systems, and operator training are the key to a safe warehouse.
Logistics provider Pfeifer has digitized its warehouse in Nazarje (Slovenia) with the Easy WMS warehouse management system from Mecalux. The software provides total control of the 3,700 SKUs belonging to the company’s different customers and sends precise instructions to operators on how to perform each task.
The production plant of German multinational BASF in Brazil has digitized its logistics operations with the Easy WMS warehouse management system. The chemical company has equipped one of its facilities with the WMS from Mecalux to control the movements of its 1,800 SKUs in real time.
ANL Packaging, producer of 2 million thermoformed plastic packaging parts a day, has automated its warehouse in France. Mecalux has equipped the facility with the Pallet Shuttle system with transfer car, which manages the products completely autonomously and without error.
FIC, a company specializing in products for construction professionals, has centralized its logistics operations in a new warehouse near Nîmes, France. Mecalux has installed an AS/RS for boxes, pallet racks, cantilever racks, and the Easy WMS warehouse management system to oversee 12,000 SKUs.
Mephisto, a footwear manufacturer with over 900 stores, has remodeled its facility in France to successfully take on an omnichannel approach. Mecalux has installed storage solutions that facilitate the organization of 35,000 SKUs: conveyors and lifts to automatically connect the three floors of the warehouse.
Vibar Nord, a producer of over 5,500 tons of food and dietary products a year, has opted for robotics in its new warehouse in Gera Lario, Italy. Mecalux has installed conveyors and a pallet lift that connect the warehouse with production, as well as Movirack mobile racking and pallet racks.
A tugger train is a type of handling equipment moved through the areas of a warehouse by an operator. As opposed to a conveyor, this solution could prove inefficient when the density of goods entering and leaving the warehouse increases.
Incarlopsa, a leading processor of fresh pork products, cured ham, Iberian sausages and cooked sausages, boasts six warehouses outfitted by Mecalux. The six facilities stand out for their automated operations, which have contributed towards Incarlopsa's growth in recent years.
A logistics audit makes it possible to detect and correct mistakes in logistics planning and to implement solutions to optimize warehouse resources.
A temperature controlled warehouse is a logistics facility that houses products in storage systems designed to keep them at a specific temperature.
Dairy products company Producers Dairy has equipped its cold store with the semi-automated Pallet Shuttle system from Interlake Mecalux. The semi-automated Pallet Shuttle system uses a motorized shuttle to quickly insert and extract the goods from their locations.
Hyperautomation of the supply chain is key for driving forward process and operational automation to build an efficient, increasingly autonomous logistics infrastructure.
Cannibalization in reverse logistics makes it possible to reuse components from goods in disuse, commonly seen with technology products, to promote environmentally sustainable development.
French fashion jewellery and ready-to-wear clothing brand Hipanema continues to modernise its business with the implementation of Easy WMS. To further grow and optimise its logistics operations, the company has partnered with Interlake Mecalux, which will equip it with a latest-generation warehouse management system.
SaaS WMS: implementing one is the best solution for being equipped with a flexible, scalable warehouse management system that adapts to any changes to a facility’s logistics operations.
French agricultural co-op Groupe LORCA has modernized its distribution center in Lemud (France) with the installation of an automated warehouse for boxes. This new, completely automated system managed by Easy WMS stores the same SKUs while occupying 80% less surface area.
The tight flow logistics strategy is centered on receiving goods when they're needed. The warehouses unload the goods from the loading docks and place them temporarily in the staging area to then dispatch that stock throughout the day.
An ecommerce warehouse is a logistics facility that prepares and distributes orders that customers have purchased via an online store.
Aghasa Turis has opened a facility in Leganés (Madrid, Spain) where it has tripled its storage capacity and increased the number of orders prepared. Easy WMS, the WMS from Mecalux, simultaneously manages the two automated storage solutions (one for boxes, the other for pallets) and the area with pallet racks.
Buffer warehouse: its main function is to store outflows of finished goods from the production center and then distribute them to the rest of the company’s facilities.