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.
The Hefame Group will build an automated, 17,000 m2 warehouse with capacity for over 11,000 pallets in its logistics centre near Valencia, Spain. The installation will be supervised by Easy WMS, the warehouse management system by Mecalux, and equipped with M3 Light Duty Shelving and Carton Live Storage.
By being fully-automated operations-wise, Laboratorios Maverick’s clad-rack warehouse was able to cut order prep and delivery times by half, optimising each lorry’s load volume. The warehouse, set up next to the production centre the company has in Tarragona, is fitted with cutting-edge technology and runs the Mecalux Easy WMS.
Cork manufacturer Belbo Sugheri has installed Movirack mobile racking at its warehouse in Calamandrana, Italy, to maximise available space. This storage system is an ideal complement to the push-back racks Mecalux installed a few years ago in the same centre.
Supermarket A&K Hurt-Market will start up an installation in Mielec, Poland, that Mecalux will equip with pallet racks and Easy WMS. Warehouse management system Easy WMS will monitor all the products and ensure that they are kept in the right conditions.
Logistics operator Eddie Stobart Logistics Europe has equipped its warehouse in Genk, Belgium, with pallet racking by Mecalux. Versatility and strength are the key features of these racks, which ensure the efficient storage of the material and clothing of a renowned sport firm.
E-commerce household goods retailer NouveauxMarchands.com has renovated its installation in France with 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.
Mecalux has developed a WMS that optimises the logistics operations of online shops, regardless of their size, number of daily orders or storage capacity.
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.
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.
Luis Simoes, the logistics operator for food, beverage, perfumery, cosmetics and retail companies, has set up a warehouse. Mecalux has equipped it with pallet racks and a warehouse with automatic Pallet Shuttle with transfer cars for sequencing and organising prepared orders. All this is managed by the powerful, efficient Easy WMS software from Mecalux.
TLHP, an online distributor of speakers and accessories for sound baffles, will equip its centre with an automated warehouse for boxes and pallet racks. Easy WMS, the warehouse management system by Mecalux, will supervise both manual and automated operations at TLHP's installation in Bougbarré, France.
Cistér, a Portuguese producer of pulses, has decided to automate its logistics processes to modernise and improve its supply chain. With the collaboration of Mecalux, the firm has set up the automatic Pallet Shuttle system with transfer cars in its new warehouse in Alcobaça (Portugal). The storage capacity is 12,672 pallets. The warehouse, connected to the production plant via a conveyor circuit, is managed by Easy WMS.
Téréva, a Martin Belaysoud group subsidiary that supplies plumbing, climate-control, bathroom and electrical products, has opened a warehouse in France. Mecalux has equipped it with three storage systems: picking shelves and pallet and cantilever racks.
Training centre Startévo has opened an installation in Leulinghem (France) for its students to develop their skills by working in a warehouse. Mecalux has installed pallet racking, picking shelves, the semi-automated Pallet Shuttle system and the Easy WMS warehouse management system.
Porcelanosa Group, a world leader in the manufacture of ceramics, will add five aisles to the automated warehouse of its subsidiary Venis in eastern Spain. The future expansion of the installation — managed by Easy WMS, Mecalux's software management system — will accommodate a total of 95,140 pallets.
EcoWipes, a Polish manufacturer of cosmetic wipes, will open a new automated warehouse in Poland to manage all its finished products. Mecalux will equip it with live pallet racking served by a stacker crane, Movirack mobile racking and an automatic conveyor circuit.
Pumping system manufacturer IMP PUMPS will implement Easy WMS, the warehouse management system by Mecalux, in its two installations in Slovenia. The WMS will organise all IMP PUMPS' products and guide operators on how to prepare orders.
French farming co-op Groupe LORCA will automate its product management system by installing a new automated warehouse for boxes at its centre in Lemud. This solution's multiple benefits include more flexible operations and a marked reduction in errors and logistics costs.
Sal Vesta Iberia, a company dedicated to the production and marketing of salt, will implement Easy WMS, Mecalux's warehouse management system. The firm will manage all the operations of its Barcelona-area warehouse with pallet racking by implementing Mecalux's Easy WMS.
TGT-Lácteos de Karrantza, manufacturer of dairy products, will start-up an automated warehouse with Pallet Shuttle where it will manage 1,937 pallets. The warehouse, located in the village of Karrantza Harana (Basque Country, Spain), is run by Mecalux's Easy WMS, which optimises the flow of movements.
Screw and fastener distributor ICF will automate its goods management by installing an automated warehouse in Italy with capacity for nearly 4,000 boxes. Easy WMS will be charged with efficiently managing warehouse operations and stock.
Flour manufacturer and marketer Minoterie Planchot will be installing an automatic Pallet Shuttle with stacker crane at its logistics centre in France. The warehouse will have a large picking area with an anthropomorphic robot. The storage capacity there will hold 1,189 pallets.
Pedrosa, a renowned company that distributes hygiene products for the hospitality sector, has decided to digitalise and modernise its business. In this vein, it will implement Easy WMS, the warehouse management system from Mecalux, in one of its warehouses in Palma de Mallorca (Spain).
L&D Aromáticos, a leading car air freshener seller, will be installing an automated warehouse for boxes at its Almería (Spain) logistics centre. The system, with capacity for 4,268 boxes, will be managed by Easy WMS, supervising stock and ensuring fast order preparation.
Dexel, a waterproofing product manufacturer from the Sika Group, will equip its warehouse in Les Salles-du-Gardon (France) with Easy WMS, the Mecalux warehouse management system, and WMS for Production. Both systems will control the stock to supply production on time.
Dimarosa, Mercadona’s frozen seafood inter-supplier, has installed Mecalux pallet racks in its warehouse located in Palos de la Frontera (Huelva). With a capacity of 7,238 pallets each with a maximum unit weight of 1,000 kg, the warehouse is divided into two zones, both equipped with pallet racks.