Grupo Bimbo digitalizes its supply chain with LOGIS MOVE

Grupo Bimbo, the largest and leading bakery products company in the world, inaugurates CEDIS in Azcapotzalco Mexico City, the most modern distribution center in the bakery industry, on December 3, 2020. LOGIS MOVE controls the entire supply chain and ensures more efficient processes in all warehouse areas.

Industry: Food/Bakery

About Grupo Bimbo

  • Performance network in over 33 countries
  • 58,000 routes
  • 13,000 products & 100 brands
  • 196 bakeries
  • 3 million points of sale
  • 2 floors, 129 m (L) x 76 m (W) x 43 m (H)
  • High bay warehouse with 24,576 pallets
  • “Autopicking”: approx. 300,000 packs/day
  • Goods receipt: 7,000 pallets/day
  • Outgoing goods: 8,000 pallets/day

Simpler and more efficient flow of goods

Grupo Bimbo decides to realign its distribution logistics. It should become easier and more efficient for all flows of goods. This includes raw materials, finished products, and empty containers between the production plants, distribution centers, and buyers in the market. With the construction and commissioning of the new central, highly automated distribution center, Grupo Bimbo is implementing its realignment.

Added value for Grupo Bimbo with LOGIS MOVE

  • Centralization of all goods flows and thus a massively increased throughput rate as well as a measurable increase in turnover
  • Full transparency and traceability of warehouse processes thanks to clear KPI dashboards
  • Visualization of all warehouse structures, inventory and resource management, goods flow optimization and order control across all logistics processes
  • Integration of both goods-to-man and man-to-goods systems
  • Significant error reduction thanks to the switch from fully manual to automated order processing
  • Data analysis and statistics that support the optimization of processes
  • Optimal deployment planning of personnel resources thanks to visualization of short-term availability of employees
  • Significant reduction in administrative work thanks to central processing of orders and improved coordination between distribution warehouse, distribution centers and stores
  • Optimization of unloading and loading processes through the integration of yard management
  • Smartphones as powerful devices (MDEs) for scanning products in warehouses
  • LOGIS MOVE controls Grupo Bimbo’s entire supply chain and ensures maximum transparency in the warehouse and picking processes
  • Direct delivery to around 100 distribution centers and several major customers in the extended urban area

The primary added value for Grupo Bimbo lies in the centralization of all goods flows via a largely automated central high-performance warehouse. This enables Grupo Bimbo to achieve a massively increased throughput rate and thus a measurable increase in sales.

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