Logistics items

  • 27/03/2014 2007 debuts a new Warehouse Management System

    Mecalux’s new warehouse system was launched earlier this year. It incorporates new flexible configuration tools which adapt to the needs of the client. The new features transform this WMS into more than just a tool: it is a true ally in the challenge presented by warehouse management.

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  • 27/03/2014 A logistics centre for 46,000 pallets

    Mercadona has opened a logistics platform in Huevar (Seville), from where it supplies its supermarkets in Seville, Huelva, Cadiz, Badajoz and the Canary Islands. The centre combines drive-in and conventional pallet racking systems (at room and freezing temperatures), with a roll docking system for high turnover products.

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  • 27/03/2014 A warehouse full of light

    The technical lighting manufacturer Secom has reduced errors in order preparation by 75% after starting up an automated warehouse. This warehouse incorporates an exclusive system of box retrieval by hook that reduces manoeuvring space and increases process response speed.

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  • 27/03/2014 Automated buffer warehouse

    Innovation means implementing new technologies and taking on new ways performing processes. This is the premise of Forés Diseño, a furniture manufacturer from Castellón which has integrated its new warehouse –with a capacity for 11,280 pallets or some 33,915 m3 of goods– into an innovative and efficient production process, which will spectacularly increase its commercial capacity.

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  • 27/03/2014 Automated warehouse with double-depth racking

    Valencia-based Berioska boasts a new automated warehouse designed for the storage of finished products. Equipped with double-depth racking, thus enabling the company to house up to twelve racking units to hold up to 7,656 pallets in only three aisles.

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  • 27/03/2014 Design alternatives for pallet racking warehouses

    The traditional warehouse, as a distribution centre, has evolved to the point of becoming integrated into the global structure of companies that manufacture, warehouse and distribute articles. This integration means that control of the costs derived from storing intermediate or end products decisively influences total supply chain management.

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  • 27/03/2014 Flexibility, perfomance and reliability

    Bonnysa, a Spanish organization of tomato producers and exporters has built a new centre for the selection and packaging of tomatoes in Muchamiel, Alicante equipped with state-of-the-art technology in storage and management systems.

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  • 27/03/2014 High-bay pallet racking with turret trucks

    Germans Boada, the construction tools and machinery manufacturer and distributor, has used an effective yet rather uncommon approach to designing its new facilities in Tarragona (Spain).

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  • 27/03/2014 Live storage system for half pallets

    Corporación Alimentaria Peñasanta (CAPSA) has extended the warehouse of its production centre in Vidreres (Girona) with the installation of live storage racking for 3,400 half pallets. Among the aims were to gain space for new production lines and to adapt to the needs of one client (a supermarket chain).

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  • 27/03/2014 Mecalux simulations tools for the design of logistics solutions

    One of the key steps in the analysis and design of a logistics solution is the scaling of the main components that will support that particular solution. With the ever-increasing need for systems that work faster and involve a higher degree of automation, the scaling process has become both a critical yet highly complex factor.

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