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Eriks Deutschland GmbH

Technical trading company for high-quality mechanical engineering elements and technical and logistics services for all industry segments.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Host system proAlpha
  • Database Oracle
  • Operating system Unix
  • Users Approx. 10 per site

WAREHOUSE DATA

  • Total storage area of 5,000 m2 in Stuttgart and 900 m2 in Dietzenbach
  • Approx. 30,000 - 50,000 storage slots per site (pallet slots, shelf storage systems and Kardex shuttles)

HARDWARE CONTROL

  • Control of 4 Kardex-shuttles through a C2000 interface at the site in Dietzenbach
  • WLAN connection of RF devices (LXE MX7 and MX8)

INTERFACES

  • Synchronous online interface to the ERP-system proAlpha over a Web service

PERFORMANCE CAPACITY

  • Company-wide total of 360,000 articles (approx. 40,000 articles in stock)
  • Approx. 1,200 daily storage transactions per site
  • Approx. 1,000 delivery items and 200 incoming goods transactions daily per site

PROCESSES AND SOLUTIONS

  • Parallel picking (multi-order picking) in the shuttle and in the shelf storage system
  • Division of goods into different picking groups
  • Double retrieval from Kardex shuttles
  • Synchronous Web service interface

CUSTOMER BENEFITS

  • Somplified IT-administration thanks to a central warehouse management system with multiple clients and logistics centres
  • Standard-independent, standardised processes
  • Faster picking
  • Direct order via online interface
  • High level of autonomy thanks to internal support services
  • Synchronous online interface allowing direct order entry by the sales department

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