PostNL automates e-fulfilment with Astro WMS® and pick-to-light

PostNL has implemented one of the largest automated warehouses (Autostore) in Benelux. The fulfilment centre in Houten provides all the logistical services small and medium-sized web shops need to grow their online business. The order picking process uses Astro WMS® from Consafe Logistics and is supported by an integrated pick-to-light solution. Goods-to-man order picking Since ... Read more »

2018-04-18T08:55:14+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Article, Case study|

Experts? Geeks? Or both?

What´s the difference between an expert and a geek? Here at Consafe Logistics we have super-deep, super-specialised knowledge in our field – warehousing. So when other people turn to us for advice, are we experts? Or geeks? The term “expert” is often used in a casual manner by companies trying to seem smart. But what ... Read more »

2018-01-22T22:06:13+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Article, News|

Astro WMS increases quality and productivity at Møller Logistikk

Since Møller Logistikk installed Astro WMS (Warehouse Management System) from Consafe Logistics, productivity has increased by 10%, and picking quality by 20%. The only issue was integrating into an older, proprietary ERP. Møller Logistikk performs logistics services for Harald A. Møller AS, the country's largest car importer, and Norwegian dealers of Volkswagen, Audi and Škoda. ... Read more »

2017-11-29T10:48:37+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Article, News|

Increase competitiveness in omnichannel retailing through efficient stock handling strategies

Professor Andreas Norrman gives his view on successful strategies to help warehouses perform at their best in an omnichannel world. And even asked the question, “Is it your daughter that always sends goods back?” Omnichannnel retailing offers huge opportunities for companies to sell more and varied goods through more diverse channels. But this is having ... Read more »

2017-11-28T15:55:19+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Article, News, Retail|

Norengros Ålesund doubles picking efficiency with Astro WMS

Norengros Ålesund, Ødegaard Engros AS has doubled picking efficiency at its new 7,500 sqm warehouse by introducing the Astro WMS warehouse management system, voice picking, new forklifts and shelves. Ødegaard Engros AS, a leading supplier of consumables to industry and the public sector in central Norway, moved their warehousing facilities from Skarbøvik to Flisnes, about ... Read more »

2017-10-30T15:39:10+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Article, Case study, News, Wholesale|

Man v. Machines – Who Wins?

Automation in logistics used to be about reducing labour costs and compressing warehouse space. Now it’s more about helping companies meet demands for ever-shorter lead times to turn logistics into a competitive advantage. Delivering faster requires a degree of automation – there’s only so much you can achieve with more manpower. However, you need to ... Read more »

2017-06-09T15:58:41+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Article, News|

How Picking Errors Steal Your Money

Do you know how much picking errors cost your business? According to the Swedish Trade federation, the cost of faulty picking per item is 1,850 SEK (€195). But they’re wrong. The real figure is many times higher because 1,850 SEK only accounts for the direct costs – and there is so much money people don’t ... Read more »

2017-06-09T15:55:33+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Article, News|

Løvenskiold Logistikk: Switching to a 1-shift system with Astro WMS

 “In early February this year, Løvenskiold Logistikk switched from a 2-shift system to a 1-shift system. Astro WMS from Consafe Logistics has provided us with important assistance, helping us to streamline picking procedures by 15% and making this change possible,” says operations manager Tony Edmundsson. The upgrade to a new version took place in 2016. ... Read more »

2017-10-18T15:03:11+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Article, Case study|

System Health Check

Reduce time to resolving an issue by 100% System Health Check is an innovative, proactive approach to warehouse operations that helps remove unnecessary disturbances. It’s a set of processes, routines and tools that automatically detect the first hick-up and initiate a solution before it becomes a problem. Higher quality and efficiency in your incident handling ... Read more »

2017-02-20T08:44:53+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Article, News|

What’s best for your company?

As more and more commerce becomes e-commerce, the question to ask is does your WMS fit the bill? If not, should you procure one from an external supplier? Or develop your own in-house. This article will hopefully provide you with the answer.

2017-01-25T14:52:47+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Article|
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