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.
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.