A program such as Multi Carrier Shipping Software, which syncs the warehouse with the transport agencies, ensures fast and safe dispatches. This program is also charged with organising the packaging, labelling and dispatch processes more effectively.
R&S Solutions will boost its productivity and storage capacity at its new facility in Jackson, Tennessee. This will be possible thanks to the installation of an automated warehouse for pallets by Interlake Mecalux managed by the Easy WMS warehouse management system.
FPT Industrial, a producer of engines and transmissions for industrial vehicles, is expanding its facility in Bourbon-Lancy, France, to foster its growth. Mecalux will instal an additional aisle in its automated warehouse for boxes, doubling its storage capacity and flows.
Tailormade Logistics, a logistics provider with a presence in Europe, will instal pallet racks from Mecalux at its warehouse in Ghent, Belgium. This versatile storage system, which will offer capacity for 15,500 pallets, is ideal for managing goods of different sizes, weights and shapes.
Welcome to the 21st edition of Mecalux's Best Practices magazine, featuring 12 case studies of leading companies in their respective sectors. These businesses from various countries and sectors have relied on Mecalux's storage and management solutions to improve their logistics processes and eliminate errors.
Madel, a manufacturer of air diffusion and control products for air conditioning systems, will expand its facility in Centelles (Barcelona, Spain). Mecalux will instal a comprehensive solution that will include Movirack mobile pallet racking and the Easy WMS warehouse management system.
Lar Cooperativa Agroindustrial will build an automated warehouse managed by Easy WMS from Mecalux at its logistics installations in Medianeira (Brazil). The facility will operate at a sub-zero temperature in order to maintain the cold chain and ensure the safety and quality of the food.
Agricultural company Hacienda La Albuera has built a clad-rack cold-storage warehouse to store its freshly harvested fruit and vegetables. The warehouse, with a capacity for 5,800 containers, serves as a storage buffer and is automatically connected to the calibration and packaging area.
Aghasa Turis has opened a facility in Leganés (Madrid, Spain) where it has tripled its storage capacity and increased the number of orders prepared. Easy WMS, the WMS from Mecalux, simultaneously manages the two automated storage solutions (one for boxes, the other for pallets) and the area with pallet racks.
Express road transport company UTE has implemented the Easy WMS warehouse management system in its facility in France. Easy WMS has been installed in cloud mode to optimise all warehouse operations and control the status of UTE's stock.
Vegetable drink and horchata producer Costa Concentrados Levantinos has optimised its supply chain with a comprehensive logistics solution. Mecalux has outfitted the company's warehouse with pallets racks and the Pallet Shuttle system to ensure traceability of each product.
Motos Bordoy, a popular motorbike shop in Barcelona, Spain, has digitised its supply chain with the Easy WMS warehouse management system from Mecalux. This WMS controls operations in Motos Bordoy's two facilities (one for bikes, the other for spare parts) and the stock in its two shops in Barcelona.
Normagrup, a leading Spanish company in the emergency lighting market, has added on to its production plant in Asturias, Spain, with an AS/RS for boxes. Managed by the Easy WMS warehouse management system from Mecalux, this AS/RS houses all the components used to manufacture Normagrup's products.
The Startévo training centre has opened a facility in which its apprentices can hone their skills. Mecalux has equipped it with pallet, drive-in and live racking, racks with the semi-automated Pallet Shuttle system and picking locations, and Easy WMS.
Machine tool distributor Yamazen has digitised its facility in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, to optimise its operations. Interlake Mecalux has installed the Easy WMS Management system in its cloud-based mode along with the Supply Chain Analytics and Slotting modules.
Kiwi Greensun, the Iberian Peninsula's largest kiwi producer, has built an automated clad-rack warehouse in Salvador de Briteiros, Portugal. Managed by Easy WMS from Mecalux, the installation runs at refrigerated temperature and manages the production of 10,400 tonnes of kiwi fruit a year.
French agricultural co-op Groupe LORCA has modernised its distribution centre in Lemud (France) with the installation of an automated warehouse for boxes. This new, completely automated system managed by Easy WMS stores the same SKUs occupying 80% less surface area.
Motorcycle helmet brand LS2 Helmets will relocate to a new warehouse in Terrassa, Spain, to increase its storage capacity and prepare more orders. The company will implement the Easy WMS warehouse management system by Mecalux along with the Multi Carrier Shipping Software module.
Mecalux proposed the installation of pallet racking, an automated warehouse for boxes, and conveyors conveyors to serve the different work areas: receipt, product personalisation, kitting, and order preparation and dispatch. Easy WMS, Mecalux’s warehouse management system that efficiently runs the automated warehouse processes, was also implemented.
STB CAPS, Mexico's leading cap distributor, will digitise its warehouse in Mexico City with Easy WMS by Mecalux. This software will organise all the goods in the facility, assigning them a location based on their SKU, characteristics and turnover.
Interlake Mecalux and partner Andersen Material Handling have outfitted a 13,935 m² warehouse in Miami, Florida, for airport retail chain Dufry. Equipped with adjustable pallet racks and push-back racking, the two systems offer a total storage capacity of 9,200 pallets.
Logistics provider SATAR will equip its warehouse in Agen, France, with the semi-automated Pallet Shuttle system from Mecalux. In total, the racks will provide storage capacity for 4,400 pallets containing its products from its customers (mainly food companies).
Portuguese pulse and bean producer Cistér will increase the capacity of its installation managed by the automatic Pallet Shuttle system with transfer cars. The facility, managed by Mecalux's Easy WMS, will be able to absorb the rise in production at its plant in Alcobaça (north of Lisbon).
U10, a manufacturer of home décor items such as decorative pillows, scented candles and bed sheets, has opened a new centre in Erstein, France. Mecalux's storage solutions are helping it to organise its SKUs and efficiently manage all the products of its Homea brand.
Family business Pinturas Lepanto, a manufacturer of decorative paints, will renovate its installation in Binéfar, Spain, with the cooperation of Mecalux. On the one hand, it will set up new pallet racking to increase its storage capacity. On the other, it will instal the Easy WMS warehouse management system.
Sabarot, a French producer and distributor of cereals, pulses and mushrooms, will revamp its logistics operations with an automated warehouse for pallets. The automated installation in Chaspuzac, France, will be supervised by the Easy WMS warehouse management system from Mecalux.
Bomi Group, a 3PL provider specialising in medical and pharma supplies, has centralised its logistics activity in a new facility in Spino d'Adda, Italy. Mecalux has equipped it with pallet racks providing storage capacity for close to 15,500 pallets, and picking shelves.
United Sports Brands Europe, a world leader in sports performance improvement products, has installed pallet racks in its new warehouse in Geel, Belgium. The versatility of the storage system and speed in order prep were two decisive factors in this choice.
Yarn manufacturer Selvafil has opened a new warehouse in Girona in order to increase its storage capacity and provide its customers with optimal service. Mecalux has installed six high-density drive-in racking units offering a total capacity of 2,700 pallets.
Saint Jean, a French pasta maker in business for over 85 years, will automate its logistics centre in Romans-sur-Isère, where it will store 4,250 pallets. Trilateral stacker cranes, lifts and conveyors — all managed by Mecalux’s Easy WMS — will speed up all operations at the centre.