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Pallet racks in the RD pharmaceutical warehouse in Brazil


RD, a Brazilian pharmaceutical company which sells online and offline, will install pallet racks from Mecalux in its Guarulhos (Sao Paulo) warehouse. With this solution, the company can efficiently house products of different sizes, weights and packaging.

The new pharmaceuticals warehouse of RD in Brazil

The warehouse will be split into two areas, both managed with selective pallet racks. The versatility this system offers will allow the company to adapt the racks to the diverse variety of goods (i.e. different heights, weights, etc.) with which RD works. A large portion of the racks will be single-depth racks, although some aisles will also be installed with double-depth racks.

Thiago Centurion - Logistics project manager at RD
“We went through bidding rounds with various suppliers and the solution Mecalux offered was the one that showed the best cost-benefit ratio. This is our first Mecalux installation, so we are eagerly awaiting its completion to start using it and so we can witness the benefits of the system first-hand.”

RD: your 24-hour online pharmacy

Raia Drogasil (RD) was created in November 2011 with the merger of Raia S.A. and Drogasil S.A., two of the most important brands in Brazilian retailing. Between the two, they boast more than 190 years of experience and currently have more than 1,450 stores throughout 18 states in Brazil, which represents 90% of the country’s pharmaceutical market. RD does business through a multi-channel sales structure, allowing customers to make purchases in points-of-sales, online (www.drogaraia.com.br and www.drogasil.com.br) or by telephone.