Effiziente Lagerverwaltung bei HONSEL Umformtechnik GmbH dank proLogistik

HONSEL Umformtechnik GmbH has built a new production facility, including a connected logistics section, at the company’s central headquarters in Fröndenberg an der Ruhr. This is where the finished products are temporarily stored and prepared for dispatch on an order-related basis. The synchronized communication and interaction between the ERP and warehouse management software (WMS) ensures inventory and process reliability in daily operations. At the same time, by implementing the goods-to-person principle, it was possible to achieve a high picking performance with a reduced workload. Products made of wire – with the highest precision. This is achieved by cold forming, a production process that the traditional Fröndenberg-based company has continuously refined over its more than 90-year history. The HONSEL Group currently has around 300 employees worldwide. They are all united by the goal of maintaining the defined quality standards at the highest level. New building as an opportunity to restructure finished goods logistics. In view of the constant growth in demand, HONSEL is constantly investing in capacity expansions at an operational level. The latest coup is the so-called “Plant 3”, which was built at the headquarters in Fröndenberg/Ruhr and went into operation at the beginning of 2019. “We decided to introduce … Read more

MP Logistik setzt auf proLogistik's pL-Store® WMS am neuen Emsbüren-Standort

MP Logistik Rheine is investing in a new branch in Emsbüren to meet the growing demand for storage capacity and increasingly sophisticated services. The new building will be completed within a very short space of time, as will the implementation of pL-Store®, the Warehouse Management System (WMS) from proLogistik. As a 3PL provider, MP Logistik specializes in warehousing services, especially in the heavy and large load sector, express logistics, part and full loads as well as sea and air freight and offers full services from a single source. Integrated into a strong partner network, MP Logistik connects its clients’ goods with the rest of the world quickly and reliably around the clock. This company had to offer warehouse management software that was both perfectly suited to the specific requirements of a logistics service provider and at the same time standardized, as well as having the necessary flexibility and manpower for rapid implementation. “With a high-performance warehouse management system, we will be able to meet the associated challenges in the future.”

Das Unternehmen Bünting als Neukunde

proLogistik continues to grow in the food retail sector. After a long selection process, the trading company J. Bünting Beteiligungs AG finally chose proLogistik as its new partner for the implementation of a new warehouse management system. With the industry solution pL-Store Foodline, proLogistik is replacing an existing warehouse management system and will also replace the hardware used in warehouse logistics. “We are very pleased that we were able to convince the Bünting Group with our complete package for intralogistics,” says Jörg Sänger, Managing Director at proLogistik GmbH + Co KG. ProLogistik will replace the software used at the three warehouse locations in Nortmoor, Wallenhorst and Salzkotten. “The expertise of the individual employees and the many years of industry know-how convinced us to choose proLogistik as our new solution partner for our system-side realignment of warehouse logistics,” emphasizes Helge-Christian Eilers, Managing Director of Bünting SCM / Logistik GmbH & Co.

Auch das Unternehmen Hartmann setzt auf proLogistik

The 3PL provider Hartmann International is building another logistics property on the site of the Paderborn Logistics Park. The new 20,000 m² building meets the latest sustainability standards and will be connected to the existing transshipment hall. In future, the processes upstream of goods distribution at both locations will be controlled by the WMS pL-Store® from proLogistik. In Paderborn, Hartmann International is responsible for handling logistics services for a growing number of clients from sectors such as food, industrial, healthcare and consumer as well as for start-ups. Various storage techniques such as narrow and wide aisle racking are currently used for stocking. Due to the recent massive disruptions in global supply chains, European companies are increasingly opting to stock goods close to their own production sites, which is leading to further demand for logistics space. We will strengthen this commitment even further with the new location. The standardized Warehouse Management System from proLogistik, with its comprehensive range of functions, will provide valuable assistance, as optimized processes will not only speed up order processing overall and make it more efficient.

Moderne digitale Lagerverwaltungssoftware von proLogistik optimiert Baustoff Union

BAUSTOFF UNION NÜRNBERG relied on the expertise of proLogistik for the introduction of a warehouse management system (WMS). The implemented industry solution pL-Store® Techline from the intralogistics system house is part of a self-imposed digital agenda that the building materials retailer is implementing step by step. For logistics processing, this primarily means: increased stock reliability, reduced susceptibility to errors, end-to-end transparency and improved monitoring. At the same time, it is now much easier to instruct employees. With the final commissioning of the warehouse management system (WMS) pL-Store® Techline in 2019, BAUSTOFF UNION NÜRNBERG has practically fulfilled a wish for its milestone birthday and 50th anniversary. Like OBI-Baumärkte Franken and Regnitztal, the company is part of BU-Holding, which has already won the “Bavaria’s Best 50” award twice. The product range of this sales partner to the building materials industry comprises more than 25,000 products that are used in building construction, shell construction and new builds, civil engineering and gardening and landscaping. Digital agenda shows the way Outside of regular opening hours, customers of the building materials retailer can access a web store where more than 200,000 items can be ordered around the clock. This was set up by the BU holding … Read more

Intralogistik-Upgrade bei Rullko Lebensmittelgroßhändler für effiziente Lagerverwaltung

By introducing a warehouse management system, Rullko Großeinkauf GmbH & Co. KG, a nationwide food supplier for communal catering and gastronomy, has created consistent transparency of stocks and processes. At the same time, order throughput times have been shortened, errors eliminated and food safety requirements further increased. proLogistik provided the necessary expertise, including software and hardware. Our passion for quality” – under this maxim, Rullko has been supplying both commercial kitchens and restaurants throughout Germany with a wide range of food products for more than 90 years. Rullko employs around 150 people at its headquarters in Hamm, North Rhine-Westphalia, located directly on the A2 highway, where it stocks a full range of more than 20,000 items. Rullko Großeinkauf is certified in accordance with the IFS Logistics standard and is also a cooperation partner in the Intergast Großverbraucherservice Handelsgesellschaft mbH group of companies. Improved performance at a glance Fresh meat and sausage products, dairy products, dried goods, canned goods, drinks, frozen food and non-food items are stored on a total area of around 20,000 m². Accordingly, the areas are divided into dry, fresh, frozen and seasonal storage. Until the switch to end-to-end digitalized warehouse management, logistics were handled using pick lists … Read more

Hammer GmbH & Co. KG nutzt proLogistik Group's pL-Store®-WMS für skalierbare und flexible Lagerverwaltung im Omnichannel-Bereich

At Hammer’s new logistics campus in Eschweiler, the multi-client-capable warehouse management system pL-Store® ensures fast, error-free and efficient omnichannel fulfillment. The 3PL provider has thus created the prerequisites for fully supporting its customers’ cross-channel supply concepts and also being able to flexibly meet new requirements. At the same time, the course was set to further strengthen the market position gained in a challenging environment. Hammer GmbH & Co KG, headquartered in Aachen, is one of the largest logistics service providers in the region. Together with the Hammer Group and other partners, the family business, which has been owner-managed for more than 70 years, operates a global service network in over 25 countries. Capacity increase to more than 105,000 square meters For many companies, outsourcing is still a sensible alternative to in-house logistics in terms of quality and cost-effectiveness. “We want to continue to grow and have invested in the construction of the Logistics Campus Eschweiler – LCE for short,” reports Tim Wilhelm Hammer, Head of Logistics. Focus on peak-compliant pick performance This is not the first time Hammer has relied on the high-performance Warehouse Management System (WMS) pL-Store® from proLogistik for warehouse management and material flow control. The collaboration with … Read more

Fassbender-Tenten erhöht Lieferqualität und verkürzt Auftragsdurchlaufzeiten durch Implementierung von proLogistik's pL-Store® Techline

As part of a pilot project, Fassbender-Tenten initially introduced the standard software pL-Store® Techline from proLogistik at three locations. Shorter order throughput times and an overall improvement in delivery quality quickly followed. In view of these results, the warehouse management and control solution, which is tailored to the specific requirements of the industry, is now to be rolled out gradually to other branches. The company, which is also a partner of the “Bauspargruppe” cooperative, also offers services such as container services, the rental of machinery and equipment, installation support, construction waste disposal as well as training and consulting. More efficient processes on the agenda The product range of the building materials retailer headquartered in Bonn comprises around 59,000 parts, 8,719 of which are actively stocked. Stocking takes place both in the specialist store itself and in adjacent warehouses. There are also pallet and cantilever racks as well as block and bulk storage areas in the outdoor area. Until the new warehouse management software pL-Store Techline from proLogistik went live, order picking was organized conventionally and manually. “Document-based order processing not only involved a great deal of effort, but also proved to be increasingly error-prone and in need of repeated correction … Read more

K+K Klaas & Kock steigert Effizienz und bereitet sich auf zukünftige Herausforderungen mit proLogistik Group Lösungen vor

For more than seven decades, K+K Klaas + Kock has been impressing customers with high-quality food and products from the region. But the topic of digitalization also drives the retail company. The latest milestone in the consistently pursued IT strategy is the implementation of a warehouse management system. With its help, processes in the area of intralogistics will be aligned more efficiently and made even more flexible in order to be well equipped to respond to current and future challenges in a demanding market segment. K+K Klaas + Kock B.V. & Co. began in 1950 with the confectionery business. With a keen sense for the potential expansion rates associated with the emerging wave of discount stores, the merchants established a large-space store in Nordhorn for the first time just six years later. Regional strength as a recipe for success A good 7,000 employees at K+K ensure that customers can rely on the promise of quality and freshness. The range of standard products is constantly supplemented with trendy and seasonal products. In addition, meat and sausage specialties under the “drilander” brand are produced in the in-house butcher’s shop. K+K has also made a name for itself as one of the largest … Read more

Haustechnik-Großhändler M. Bach GmbH optimiert Lagerprozesse mit proLogistik Group's Lösungen

The wholesale company M. Bach GmbH, which specializes in building services, has replaced an existing warehouse management system (WMS) at its central warehouse in Eschweiler with the industry solution pL-Store® Techline. The reason for the change was the desire for increased performance and more flexibility in all functional areas. This was to be achieved on the basis of standardized software. The company also relied on proLogistik when selecting the necessary hardware for mobile data collection. No fully developed business plan, just a motorcycle and the desire to be self-employed – that’s all Matthias Bach needed when he laid the foundation stone for today’s M. Bach GmbH in 1945. The result was a wholesale company for sanitary, heating and installation supplies, which is now one of the most important in the sales region. With a range of more than 250,000 items, the choice is enormous and leaves nothing to be desired. These are located at the headquarters in Eschweiler as well as in Aachen, Mechernich and Pulheim. Agility pays off When asked about the reasons for the company’s continued success, Udo Bach, who today manages the wholesaler together with Michael Bach, remarks with a wink: “The market shows us that it’s … Read more

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