Distribution Center CEVA Logistics Belgium NV, Tongeren ... - viastore

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Distribution Center CEVA Logistics Belgium NV, Tongeren ... - viastore

Giant Pallet Warehousewith High ThroughputInitial SituationCEVA Logistics is one of the worldsleading logistic providers. Amongothers CEVA Logistics is as a thirdparty logistic company (after thetakeover from TNT Logistics) respon -sible for the distribution of Black-&-Decker-electronic tools all overEurope. To ensure the reliable supplyof these products it was neces sary tobuild the new Central EuropeanDistribution Center in Tongeren,Belgium.System SolutionHaving submitted an integrated overall concept,viastore systems was selected by TNT(Belgium) to realize the new warehouse giantas a general contractor. In addition to projec tplanning, viastore systems provided the conceptfor the rack-supported structure, thematerial flow computer, storage and retrieval(S/R) machines and the conveyor system andoversaw the practical implementation of theproject. The main feature of the high-baywarehouse is storage for approximately58,000 Euro pallets, which are arranged in 8aisles and serviced by 8 viapal S/R machines.The rack-supported system is designed fordouble-deep storage.The ResultThe new Central European Distribution Centerwas put into operation after a constructionperiod of one year. Smooth operation isensur ed by the viad@tMFC material flowcontrol system in conjunction with 8 viapalstorage and retrieval machines, which handle254 pallets per hour machines.Scope of Supply:Planning and projectionGeneral contractorS/R machinesConveyor systemMaterial flow control system viad@tMFCConveyor control system viad@tCCSEssential Features:Pallet warehouse:Length: 328 ft. (100 m)Width: 190 ft. (58 m)Height: 112 ft. (34 m)8 viapal S/R machines57,632 storage locationsReferences 33Contact: Tel. +49 (0) 711 98 18-195 · info@viastore.com · www.viastore.comviastore systems GmbH · Magirusstraße 13 · 70469 Stuttgart/Germany

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