Slotting: Are you putting the right things in the right place?

By looking at goods flows and sorting articles into ABC classifications, HAGEMEYER Germany expects to raise productivity in its Berlin DC by up to 30%. The company saw a 9% increase in just one afternoon using slotting. HAGEMEYER Germany, a leader in the professional distribution of products and services for the energy world, has successfully used ... Read more »

2018-08-22T11:06:26+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Article, News, Wholesale|

Brafab goes from paper to perfect with Astro WMS®

Swedish Brafab has gone from using an older system of Excel sheets for warehouse management to state-of-the art features in Astro WMS®. The result? Twice the speed of picking order lines with 100% accuracy. As well as more satisfied customers and happy salespeople. Brafab sells furniture for outdoor living in patios, garden, poolside and balcony, ... Read more »

2018-07-05T10:03:09+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Case study, Retail, Wholesale|

Delta Trans implements advanced warehouse system from Consafe Logistics

Polish Delta Trans purchased Astro WMS® from Consafe Logistics including OpView an advanced Business Performance Management module. This will help to improve logistics processes and create a competitive advantage for the company. Consafe Logistics plans to implement Astro WMS® at Delta Trans during Q4 this year. The modern 110,000 m­­2 logistics centre is based in ... Read more »

2018-05-17T14:45:39+00:00 May 17th, 2018|3PL, Distribution, News, Pressrelease|

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|

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|

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|
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