The Swedish company Lyko Group AB, a leading omni-channel specialist for haircare and beauty products in the Northern countries, trusts the general contractor SSI SCHAEFER with the realization of their new automated distribution center in Vansbro, Sweden. The turnkey project includes the high-performance shuttle system Cuby, ergonomic work stations and the logistics software WAMAS®.
Lyko`s leading market position online and their 38 wholly-owned retail stores produces a continuous, rapid growth in the current markets in Sweden and Norway. To be able to handle this strong growth, strategy for geographic expansion, a large number of articles and to maintain a high service level towards their customers were the reasons for Lyko to increase efficiency of their warehouse operations.
Lyko has announced that it will secure their future in warehousing by cooperating with one of the world’s leading suppliers of logistics solutions, SSI SCHAEFER.
SSI SCHAEFER is going to realize a state-of-the-art warehouse for Lyko in a 10,000-square-meter facility including a 5-aisle shuttle system that will provide Lyko`s customers with around 50,000 different beauty products. Following the specific Nordic health & safety requirements, the goods-to-person-work stations will be installed accordingly to SSI SCHAEFER’s principle ergonomics@work!®. A bin and carton conveying system will connect the different warehouse areas efficiently. Furthermore, the WAMAS® logistics software from SSI SCHAEFER is going to coordinate the transparent warehouse processes.
Partnering with SSI SCHAEFER enables Lyko to increase significantly their productivity and storage capacity, improve picking performance and produce overall operational simplicity with consistent and streamlined warehousing processes.
Lyko`s Logistics & Purchasing Officer, Anna Persson explains:
“SSI SCHAEFER served us with a strong intralogistics concept that offers a great flexibility. This together with excellent team work and cooperation were the main reasons that we choose SSI SCHAEFER as the system supplier for our new logistics center in Vansbro”.
The system is scheduled to go live in the beginning of 2020.