Cut cost and complexity using smart logistics in an omnichannel world

Omnichannel retailing gives you more touchpoints to reach customers. But at a cost of greater complexity, more returns handling and a host of other logistics dilemmas. Here are 5 ways you can profitably navigate the omnichannel puzzle, satisfying customers however they order. Using a bricks to clicks to swipe shopping approach offers companies more ways ... Read more »

2017-10-05T11:49:29+00:00 September 18th, 2017|News, Retail|

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|

Heineken improves ergonomics and productivity through voice

HEINEKEN’s eight wholesale distribution centres have traded barcode scanning for voice picking. Operators now have their hands free to pick up heavy products more easily, reducing stress on their backs. They work more productively and efficiently through better ergonomics, better control of picking and a minimal number of speech commands. Winston Lowijs and Ciske ... Read more »

2017-01-13T16:24:11+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Case study, Food & Beverage, News|

KW Bruun maximizes Astro WMS investment

Since implementing Astro WMS in 2009, KW Bruun Logistik has gained 57 per cent fewer errors and 20 per cent more order lines per day up to 2015, despite healthy growth in order volume and complexity. Read five recommendations on how to maximize yield from a WMS investment. When a Danish or Swedish owner of ... Read more »

2017-01-11T14:19:47+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Case study|

Ahlsell transforms to automated processes using Astro WMS

Using Astro WMS as the driver in their automation process, Nordic distributor of installation products Ahlsell now processes more than 60,000 order lines per day with increased speed and efficiency while substantially decreasing returns and improving cost control. One system, one process, one Astro WMS. Ahlsell was looking for a tailor-made solution which would assist ... Read more »

2017-02-02T10:48:27+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Case study, Retail, Wholesale|

CB future-proofs its high-bay warehouse with Astro WMS

CB has replaced its 30-year old custom-made system with Astro WMS from Consafe Logistics to make optimum use of the capacities of its high-bay storage warehouse. The implementation was performed on schedule, without a glitch and within the set budget. Even the planned afterlive-support was hardly necessary. CB's high-bay warehouse had used the same warehouse ... Read more »

2017-03-02T11:04:07+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Case study, Ecommerce, News, Retail, Wholesale|

Lampdirect opts for Astro WMS from Consafe Logistics

Lampdirect, a Dutch company specialising in a wide range of lighting products (including signalling flares, LED and fluorescent lighting) and the corresponding fittings, has chosen Astro WMS for its logistics operations in the Netherlands. Lampdirect sells its products through online shops to more than 250,000 customers worldwide, both B2B and B2C. During the winter, which ... Read more »

2017-03-07T15:02:25+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Case study|

Swegon reduces warehouse space by 50% using Extend

Since implementing Extend, Swegon has seen what was once a “full” warehouse reduce its replenishment level to just 50% of its previous requirements with a 15-20% decrease in personnel requirements. Swedish Swegon is part of the Latour group. The company specializes in energy efficient ventilation and indoor climate systems. Swegon has 9 production sites, mainly ... Read more »

2017-01-13T16:42:15+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Case study, Manufacturing|

Porsgrunds Porselaensfabrik powers e-commerce using Astro WMS

With an expanding product portfolio, upcoming e-commerce investment and a brand new warehouse, Porsgrunds Porselaensfabrik chose Consafe Logistics as their supply chain IT partner to drive economies and efficiencies throughout their supply chain. When Porsgrund built their new warehouse in 2013, they started the search for a new warehouse management system (WMS). After evaluating several suppliers ... Read more »

2017-03-07T15:03:02+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Case study|
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