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.
Finieco, a manufacturer of paper packaging solutions, has equipped its warehouse in Portugal with the automatic Pallet Shuttle system by Mecalux. This storage solution, serviced by a stacker crane, streamlines goods inflows and outflows.
Purchasing network IXOS cealco has implemented the Easy WMS warehouse management system by Mecalux in its installation in Granollers (Barcelona, Spain). This warehouse supplies the sales outlets of the plumbing and heating companies that make up the IXOS cealco Group, and the new IXOS shops.
Wine business Viñas Familia Gil has built a new warehouse in Jumilla (Murcia, Spain) to store its 7,692 pallets with wine bottles. To optimise the storage area, Mecalux has installed the Pallet Shuttle system, pallet racks and its warehouse management system, Easy WMS.
Maison François Cholat, a solutions company for farmers and ranchers, has implemented Easy WMS by Mecalux at its warehouse in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier. The WMS will enable the company to carry out complete traceability of all its SKUs, which is indispensable for plant-protection products.
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.
Mecalux has developed a WMS that optimises the logistics operations of online shops, regardless of their size, number of daily orders or storage capacity.
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.
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.
College of DuPage, the second-largest provider of undergraduate education in Illinois, has installed push-back racks by Interlake Mecalux at its warehouse. The Glen Ellyn campus stores large amounts of paper and supplies for all the college's students, faculty and staff.
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.
Lantmännen Unibake, one of Europe's leading bakery groups, has built a new logistics centre, connected to its production plant, in Poland. The warehouse for frozen bread has two automated storage systems that provide total storage capacity for 15,920 pallets.