WMS & Pallet Shuttle Integration

WMS & Pallet Shuttle Integration

A single user interface for managing your warehouse’s WMS and the high-density Pallet Shuttle system

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WMS and shuttle management in one device

What should you do when you have run out of warehouse space? The shortage of logistics floor space nowadays means that many businesses require high-density storage solutions to increase the space they use to deposit goods.

With the aim of modernising their facilities and storage methods, logistics centres are gradually incorporating warehouse management systems and semi-automated solutions to ensure efficiency in their processes.

As a provider of comprehensive storage solutions, Mecalux offers multiple options for making the most of a facility’s surface area. For companies that are in the beginning stages of modernising their warehouses, combining the Pallet Shuttle with the WMS is an ideal option.

WMS & Pallet Shuttle Integration is the advanced Easy WMS feature that streamlines and simplifies shuttle operators’ tasks in the warehouse. By consolidating the shuttle management application and Easy WMS software in the same tablet, operators can receive detailed instructions from the WMS and, at the same time, control the Pallet Shuttle movements: depositing and extracting goods, counting containers and storing pallets in a compact way, among others.

WMS & Pallet Shuttle Integration

Advantages of WMS & Pallet Shuttle Integration

Combination in a single screen of the management of WMS tasks with control of the Pallet Shuttle. Intuitive interface optimised for use on the go. Improved ergonomics for warehouse workers. Cost reduction by consolidating, in a single device, features that required various terminals until now.


Optimise Pallet Shuttle operations

The Pallet Shuttle is a high-density storage system that maximises storage capacity and speeds up pallet entry and exit cycles in the warehouse. This semi-automatic system consists of a motorised shuttle that enters the storage channels to load and unload palletised goods.

The electric shuttle is integrated with the high-density racking, which leverages warehouse space by eliminating aisles. Moreover, these structures adapt to LIFO (last in, first out) and FIFO (first in, first out) slotting and extraction criteria as needed.

The implementation of Mecalux’s WMS & Pallet Shuttle Integration significantly facilitates operator tasks, thanks to its single, user-friendly interface. In this way, operators receive step-by-step instructions from the WMS on performing their tasks; simultaneously, they can control the Pallet Shuttle and view its status indicators (shuttle battery, automatic/manual mode and location method applied).

This system is especially useful in businesses with a high number of pallets per SKU (such as production companies and large wholesalers).


WMS & Pallet Shuttle Integration features

Facilitates management of the motorised shuttle and of the WMS from the same interface.

Controls Easy WMS and the Pallet Shuttle via the warehouse’s WiFi infrastructure.

Notifies shuttle operators of their tasks.

Speeds up pallet entry and exit cycles.



“We’re thrilled with the Pallet Shuttle system and with the Mecalux Easy WMS software that runs the automatic shuttles. It’s both comprehensive and easy to use. From its installation, the warehouse has produced excellent results.”

Erik van den Nieuwelaar – Innovation Manager at Huijbregts Groep

Case Studies

Costa Concentrados Levantinos: technology refreshes the supply chain

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. Read more

Costa Concentrados Levantinos: technology refreshes the supply chain

De Prado boosts production with the Pallet Shuttle system managed by Easy WMS

Agricultural company De Prado has launched a new business line dedicated to almond production and, to that end, has overhauled its logistics processes. The business has opened a warehouse in Portugal equipped with Mecalux's Pallet Shuttle system and Easy WMS warehouse management software. Read more

De Prado boosts production with the Pallet Shuttle system managed by Easy WMS

Panificadora de Alcalá automates logistics processes to make over 1 M product units a day

Bread manufacturer Panificadora de Alcalá has a modern logistics centre outfitted with the latest storage and traceability control technology. The logistics centre consists of Mecalux’s semi-automated and automated Pallet Shuttle systems with transfer cars, as well as its Easy WMS software. Read more

Panificadora de Alcalá automates logistics processes to make over 1 M product units a day
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