The Requirements

Schenker Schweiz AG supports many its customers with reliable storage and transport services. To ensure a fast supply chain in the Swiss market, Schenker Schweiz AG is setting up a new distribution center for the automotive industry in Effretikon, Switzerland. Schenker Schweiz AG found suitable space in Effretikon for the new distribution center for spare parts and components. A warehouse solution for spare parts of various sizes and with varying warehousing requirements is to be integrated in the existing storage buildings. To optimize the processes and to relieve the strain on staff when transporting heavy picking bins, plans include equipping the platform system with an automated conveyor system.

Project Objectives

  • Setting up a distribution center for automotive parts

  • Expanding existing capacities

  • Process optimization with automated conveying of bins along the different levels of the rack platform system

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