Book distributor MDS will equip its logistics centre in Dourdan (near Paris) with an automated warehouse from Mecalux with capacity for 16,902 boxes. The implementation of technology and automation will serve to transform its supply chain in order to cope with the increase in SKUs and orders.
Bem Brasil, a leading Brazilian manufacturer of pre-fried frozen chips, will expand its warehouse in Perdizes (Brazil) with a new automated cold store. The objective of the new 25-metre-high clad-rack warehouse is to double the production volume, from 250,000 to 500,000 tonnes a year.
Altan Pharmaceuticals, a company specialising in injectable drugs for hospitals and other suppliers, will digitise its logistics in Spain with Easy WMS. This WMS will carry out very strict stock control in Altan Pharmaceuticals' two plants in the Basque Country and Castile-La Mancha (Spain), respectively.
Interlake Mecalux has equipped the warehouse of multinational MULTIVAC in Kansas City with cantilever racks on Movirack mobile bases. With this solution, the leading global manufacturer of packaging solutions can safely and smoothly store all its 21.5' profiles.
OC22, a supplier of beverages and disposable cups for the hospitality sector, will digitalise its warehouse in Vigneux-sur-Seine, France. Mecalux will instal the Easy WMS warehouse management system and the Multi Carrier Shipping Software module, which will control the entire supply chain.
E-commerce firm Prat Brands will instal Mecalux's Easy WMS and Multi Carrier Shipping Software module at its warehouse in Valls, Spain. With this WMS, the company will have full control over the traceability of its products and know their exact location in real time. The system will also boost picking.
DB Schenker, one of the world's largest logistics providers, has equipped its warehouse in Mer, France, with pallet racks by Mecalux. The versatility and strength of this adjustable storage system make it possible to store over 14,300 pallets of three different sizes.
The software for Ecommerce is a software application designed to manage all aspects involved in preparing orders for online shops. Among its advantages are improved order prep times and drastically reduced picking errors.
Grupo Heca will commission a new warehouse in Gelida (Barcelona, Spain), which Mecalux will equip with pallet and push-back racks. To control its operations, the company will also implement the Easy WMS warehouse management system, along with the Multi Carrier Shipping Software and Slotting modules.
We are pleased to announce that the 19th issue of Best Practices magazine is now available for download. It includes 11 projects from customers who have relied on Mecalux’s storage and management solutions to improve their supply chains.
Pet product manufacturer Moderna will build a new production centre in Izegem, Belgium, and a 40-metre-tall automated clad-rack warehouse. Moderna aims to position itself as a leader in Belgium in this segment and double its sales in the next five years.
Martimotos, a company that markets the most popular motorcycle equipment and accessories brands, will digitise its warehouse in Andorra. Mecalux will install the Easy WMS warehouse management system and the Multi Carrier Shipping Software module to streamline and optimise operations.
Ezedichi, a company specialising in supplies for digital personalisation, screen printing and crafts, will transform its installation in Manises, Spain. The company will instal pallet racks and the Easy WMS warehouse management system to achieve increased effectiveness in all processes.
Karton.eu, a firm devoted to online sales of packaging material, will expand its warehouse in Germany with Movirack mobile pallet racking by Mecalux. The company has chosen to use Mecalux’s storage solutions in several of its projects in order to leverage its supply chain.
Mecalux’s Logistics Solutions for e-Commerce Businesses webinar was held this past 3 November. Participants discussed the main challenges facing online retailers, analysing the tools for optimising logistics operations and providing more effective service.
EPSA Moto, an Argentinian distributor of motorcycle products, is undergoing a process of expansion due to the opening of its online shop. The installation of Mecalux's Easy WMS will help it to automate inventory control and prepare orders more quickly.
Chemical manufacturing and distribution firm BASF will digitalise all processes in its warehouse in Indaiatuba, Brazil. To do so, it will install Mecalux's Easy WMS warehouse management system, which will control inventory and ensure uninterrupted product flows.
Boland, a company dedicated to fancy dress and party accesories, will open a warehouse in Bleiswijk (Netherlands), helping to boost its online growth. The installation will have 25 aisles with 77-metre-long pallet racks to store 26,000 pallets.
Spartoo, a European leader in online shoe sales, will expand its distribution centre in Saint Quentin Fallavier equipped with racks with walkways. This future expansion will enable Spartoo to increase its warehouse space to accommodate approximately 400,000 items and to prepare a greater number of orders.
3PL provider Sedis Logistics has built a new warehouse in Orcq, Belgium. It is comprised of racks with capacity for nearly 40,000 pallets. This firm has once again chosen to use storage solutions by Mecalux, which equipped the 3PL company’s installation in Blandain with adjustable and drive-in pallet racks.
Italian wine producer and distributor Araldica Castelvero will install Movirack mobile racking in its warehouse in Castel Boglione (north-west Italy). This solution optimises the available surface area, as it increases storage capacity when compared to pallet racks.
Movirack mobile storage system by Mecalux is a high-density storage system that optimises available surface area to increase capacity. In this article, we will respond to the most common questions about this system increasingly used in all kinds of warehouses.
Ciech, one of Eastern Europe's largest salt manufacturers, will build a new installation measuring almost 40 metres tall in Stassfurt, Germany. The warehouse, equipped with four aisles and fully automated operations, will have storage capacity for over 10,000 pallets.
Eurotex, a manufacturer of high-quality industrial and decorative paints, will build a new warehouse in Seville to facilitate its expansion. Mecalux will equip it with pallet racks and the Easy WMS management system, which will ensure that the firm strictly adheres to 24- to 48-hour delivery times.
Pesquera Veraz, a company dedicated to the extraction, processing and marketing of products from the sea, will build two freezer stores. Mecalux has equipped them with racking and the semi-automatic Pallet Shuttle system, which will provide capacity for over 3,000 pallets.
A warehouse management system (WMS) is responsible for optimising all operations that take place in an installation. Easy WMS, the warehouse management system by Mecalux, is scalable and modular. Thus, Mecalux continually develops new modules to adapt the software to all the challenges posed by Logistics 4.0.
Bomi Group, leader in biomed logistics and high-tech healthcare product management, has installed earthquake-proof pallet racks at its centre in Soresina. This solution provides safety in the storage of products for hospital nutrition, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
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 Spanish meat company Cárnicas Chamberí has made giant leaps forward in its frozen storage logistics management in Toledo. Mecalux recently designed, built and commissioned an automated warehouse that holds close to 1,700 pallets for the business. The Pallet Shuttle was the system of choice — which operates via a stacker crane — because it speeds up the movement of goods and also cuts down on the power needed to create cold conditions.
Its aim is to strengthen its commitment to customer proximity and offer increasingly reduced turnaround times.