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Warehouse Management

Metropolitan Large Scale Delivery Center for a Foodstuff Manufacturer

Metropolitan Large Scale Delivery Center for a Foodstuff Manufacturer

System Requirements (Areas of Improvement)

  • 24-hour non-stop operation.
  • Support control and management of products from time of receipt (from factory) upto delivery at specified time.
  • Management by separate lots; waiting for inspection at the factory, and by destination.
  • Complete freshness control and traceability (maintain food safety).
  • Energy saving and labor saving low cost operation.

Our Solution

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Solution Features

  • A multiple distribution center with factory-adjacent storage and warehouse functionality, and integrated distribution and cross-docking functions.
  • Ensure traceability by using ITF coding and merchandise data.
  • Delivery simulations to achieve extremely high truck loading efficiencies, reducing the number of trucks required.

Features of Installed Equipment

Pallet AS/RS
Pallet AS/RS
  • Items to be stored at room temperature and to be stored at a fixed temperature are accurately monitored to ensure traceability.

Details

Layer Picking Systems
Layer Picking Systems
  • Picking by Layer where stacked pallets are destacked by layer.
  • Highly efficient order picking system.

Details

Free-size AS/RS
Free-size AS/RS
  • Effective storage of various case sizes and weights.
  • Products received from outside can be stored and warehoused for cross-docking.
  • Synchronized with upstream Picking equipment for quick retrieval to the upstream process.

Details

Palletizing Robots
Palletizing Robots
  • Order based automatic picking of shipping cases.
  • Palletizing is done by robots based on delivery simulations that are derived from factors like shipping efficiency and load stability.

Details

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