Highly Automated Logistics Systems Ensure High Productivity
and Short Throughput Times
Avnet Inc, one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and computer products, operates a central warehouse in Poing near Munich, including a programming centre for Europe and the Middle East. The entire material flow is highly automated and perfectly designed for the special handling of sensitive components. As a logistics partner, the GEBHARDT Intralogistics Group from Sinsheim supported the operator during the implementation.
A Holistic Solution Across Different Storage Areas
View of the shelving system with a total of 220,000 storage locations for manual order picking with loading station onto the automatic conveyor system and empty container buffer.
The GEBHARDT StoreBiter® MLS ensures highly dynamic and efficient order consolidation.
After all the products belonging to an order have been picked, all the containers in the shipping area are packed in sequence at various workstations, provided with shipping documents, strapped automatically and labelled.
"With the new distribution centre, we have increased our range of logistics services and enabled greater eciency and innovation in the handling of our products. This will help ensure Avnet's growth in the coming years."
Miguel Fernandez, President of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA
GEBHARDT at Avnet Logistics
Avnet Logistics is the world's largest distributor of semiconductors, connectors, electromechanical interconnects and electronic system components from all leading manufacturers. On 27500 sqm Avnet Logistics acts exclusively for its own sister companies. In order to ensure the daily supply of these, the internal material flow was automated with the GEBHARDT Tote and Carton Conveyor System 300, the GEBHARDT Shuttles StoreBiter MLS and the GEBHARDT Walking Beam Device.
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