Issue 24 of Mecalux’s Best Practices magazine, focused on the management and storage of e-commerce logistics, is now available. The magazine includes 9 customer projects, an interview, several reports and news on the latest projects on which Mecalux is collaborating around the world.
The French paper producer Clairefontaine has set up the latest in technology in all its warehouse fulfilment processes and has enlarged its warehouse in Alsace (France).
Schaal Chocolatier, leading company in the production of luxury chocolate bonbons, has opened a new automated warehouse with capacity for 6,200 pallets in its production centre in Geispolsheim, in Eastern France. Tradition and technology have formed an unbeatable partnership to produce the highest quality chocolates and those which satisfy even the most demanding palates.
The Warehouse Slotting Software module from Mecalux Software Solutions optimises picking times and eliminates mistakes from manual management. This solution is ideal for businesses that work with highly seasonal products and that want to optimise operator routes in the warehouse.
The implementation of Easy WMS has helped Danone to benefit from an agile, flexible supply chain capable of adapting to changes. Thus, it can operate efficiently in today’s competitive market.
Application of Mecalux's Easy WMS warehouse management software as a global solution for e-commerce in Global Freaks. Watch the video here.
Mecalux has announced it will be a key logistics supplier for Wallbox, a global leader in charging and energy management solutions for electric cars. The warehousing solutions provider will take part in the start-up of Wallbox's new production plant in Barcelona.
Sauce producer Manna Foods has renovated its warehouse in Wijnegem, Belgium, with the installation of the Pallet Shuttle system from Mecalux. This compact solution leverages the available surface area to provide increased storage capacity: 1,120 pallets in just 350 m².
Manitou Group, a manufacturer of handling, lifting and earthmoving equipment, will completely renovate its warehouse in Ancenis, France. With the Shuttle System from Mecalux along with two pick stations, the company will ramp up product turnover and order picking.
Mecalux sat down with professor Yossi Sheffi, Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, to talk about how Covid-19 is reshaping businesses and supply chains – and what’s coming next.
Haricaman, a distributor of flour, breadcrumbs and cereals, will start up a new warehouse in Toledo, Spain, with solutions from Mecalux. The facility will incorporate the Pallet Shuttle system and the Easy WMS warehouse management system, charged with controlling traceability of the goods.
A conversation with Yossi Sheffi, professor of Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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.
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.
Italian chocolate producer Del Conte has opened an installation in Villa del Conte, Italy, and Mecalux has equipped it with Movirack mobile racking. This mobile pallet racking will be used to store the packaging and semi-finished products required for Del Conte's new production line.
Steklarna Rogaška, a manufacturer of high-end crystal home goods, has implemented Easy WMS in its three installations in Slovenia. Technology company Špica recommended that Steklarna Rogaška implement Easy WMS by Mecalux, integrating it with the company's SAP ERP system.
Travel luggage, handbag and leather goods manufacturer Puccini has doubled the capacity of its warehouse in Skarbimierzyce, Poland. To do so, it has installed a mezzanine floor to duplicate its useful storage area and has equipped it with M7 heavy-duty shelving by Mecalux.
Finieco has successfully automated its supply chain. It has reached a high level of competitiveness, thereby ensuring the utmost quality of its products and services.
Intermark Packaging & Labelling will move to a new installation in Terrassa, Spain, expanding its storage capacity and improving picking operations. Mecalux will equip the warehouse with pallet racks and will implement the Easy WMS warehouse management system and two modules to control all its stock.
Express freight delivery company Transport UTE will install Easy WMS at its installation in Le Mesnil-Amelot, France. At this facility, which houses all of its customers' SKUs, Easy WMS will manage operations and provide full traceability of each item.
Logistics provider Weddeling has made the most of the space in its new installation in Borken, Germany, by means of two racking units with the semi-automatic Pallet Shuttle system by Mecalux.
3PL provider Baxster Logistics has implemented the Easy WMS warehouse management system in its facility in Saint-Priest, France. In its cloud-based mode, the WMS distributes the goods according to SKU and turnover while sending instructions to operators to increase their productivity.