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Kahmann und Ellerbrock GmbH & Co. KG

Technical wholesalers E-commerce.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • MS Dynamics Axapta Database
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Operating system
  • Windows Server
  • Users 55

WAREHOUSE DATA

  • 1,500 pallet slots
  • 3 warehouses
  • 100,000 articles in the article master
  • 15,000 articles in stock
  • 1,500 warehouse transactions per day
  • 400 dispatch packages and 1,000 picks daily
  • Article range: adhesives & sealing material, plastic sheets, protective workwear, nuts, bolts and tools
  • Pallet, rack and raw materials storage areas

HARDWARE CONTROL

  • LXE short range scanner

INTERFACES

  • Host interface to MS Dynamics Axapta (ERP system)
  • Integrated interface to DPD in the shipping system

PERFORMANCE CAPACITY

  • Number of articles managed according to season: 60,000 to 120,000
  • Approx. 1 million delivery items annually
  • Self-collection market of approx. 200,000 items annually
  • 30 tonnes of goods received daily

PROCESSES AND SOLUTIONS

  • Shipping system – DPD interface, route management
  • Forklift routing system
  • Consignment storage area with automatic replenishment
  • Automatic replenishment of kanban boxes according to the kanban principle
  • Management of remnants from production
  • Shortage item handling/cross-docking
  • 24/7 delivery for online purchases
  • Parallel picking

CUSTOMER BENEFITS

  • 97 Prozent stock reliability
  • High stock availability thanks to continuous stocktaking
  • 300 man-days saved annually due to continuous stocktaking
  • Considerable savings thanks to efficient handling of remnants from cutting operations
  • Transparency of all processes from goods receipt through loading
  • Faster picking thanks to parallel picking

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