AVESCO Schweiz AG, CH-Langenthal
As a company that attaches great importance to innovation and top-class Quality, Avesco AG works with products that indisputably lead the field in the world market. Whether CAT in the construction machinery and energy systems segments, Sandvik in the structural engineering area, Ammann in the plant area or Yale in the materials handling segment.
Avesco has conducted a feasibility study with a view to concentrating its parts logistics on the basement floor using state-of-the-art engineering and organizational solutions to bring about synergies and make the best possible use of resources.
Gilgen Logistics was entrusted with the automated spare parts storage system, including two stacker cranes, warehouse management system and the automatical tray conveyor system, which contains three working stations.
The small parts storage system is equipped with two stacker cranes. Double-depth storage is employed. A loop and three workstations are provided in the front area of the store for order picking and goods inwards. Once the order has been picked it can be dispatched to packaging via the conveyor system. An express station allows rapid access to individual containers.
The warehouse has a capacity of 14'400 spaces. The warehouse management system deals with the stock management as well as controlling the order picking and goods inwards.