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.
Samaniego, a company dedicated to marketing products for veterinary clinics and hospitals, has upgraded Easy WMS by Mecalux. With this new version of Easy WMS, the firm can prepare a greater number of orders for its online shop more quickly and more accurately.
Logistics provider Groupe Bert has equipped its headquarters in Albon, France, with pallet and cantilever racks and the Pallet Shuttle system. In 8,000 m², the company manages practically the same number of pallets it used to store on pallet racks occupying 30,000 m².
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.
Global Freaks, an e-commerce retailer of collectible action figures from anime series such as Dragon Ball, has digitised its warehouse in Barcelona. Software by Mecalux has integrated the warehouse with the marketplaces where the figures are sold (eBay and Amazon) and with the PrestaShop e-commerce platform.
Cimasa, a company specialising in animal feed, biomass, salt, sugar and substrates, has renovated its warehouse in La Roda, Spain. The company has installed pallet racks and the Easy WMS warehouse management system by Mecalux. The WMS provides the firm with total traceability of its goods.
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.
Slovenian pumping system manufacturer IMP PUMPS has implemented the Easy WMS warehouse management system by Mecalux in two warehouses. In its two installations in Komenda and Metlika, respectively, IMP PUMPS manages finished products and components for the manufacture of pumping systems via Easy WMS.
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.
Besafilm, a company specialising in all types of cutting, has equipped its warehouse in Colognola ai Colli, Italy, with Movirack mobile racking by Mecalux. This high-density system leverages all available space to provide storage capacity for 2,032 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.
Thermoplastic resins firm LAR has renovated its production plant in Campogalliano, Italy, with three storage systems: drive-in, live and Movirack racking. The combination of these three solutions has optimised the surface area and reduced the time required for goods handling.
Laboratorios Americanos, a Peruvian manufacturer of medications, bandages and medical supplies, has opened a new warehouse in Lima, Peru. Mecalux has equipped it with pallet racks specifically reinforced to absorb the force generated by possible seismic movements.
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.
Luca Cuccolini, a button manufacturer with a presence in France, Italy and the US, has installed an automated warehouse for boxes by Mecalux. The millions of buttons produced by Luca Cuccolini every year are deposited at the installation and managed by Easy WMS, Mecalux's warehouse management system.
Renowned cosmetics producer and packager Cosmopak has opened a versatile, 148-metre-long automated warehouse at its logistics centre in Ovar, Portugal. Connected with production at three different levels, the automated installation manages over 2,500 SKUs, thanks to Easy WMS.
Surplus Motos, a motorbike spare parts company, has optimised order preparation and inventory management at its new logistics centre in Gaillac, France. Mecalux has equipped it with an automated warehouse for boxes managed by Easy WMS, in addition to pallet racks and picking shelves.
Kontiki, a company specialising in paper products, decorative items and collectable toys, has decided to renovate its warehouse in Dommartin, France. With the help of Mecalux, it has installed pallet racks, a conveyor circuit and the Easy WMS warehouse management system.