Westfalia's Warehouse Automation Solutions
Every company has different business models with warehouses playing many different roles in the supply chain. In the past, warehouses have been referred to as just costs centers, rarely adding value. However, with the increasing demands from customers, warehouses are now seen as vital components in the supply chain.
In today’s market, most companies have moved away from a ‘push’ supply chain to a ‘pull’ supply chain and are seeking state-of-the-art automated warehouse storage solutions. Whether expanding an existing location, opening a new facility, adding more SKUs or products, offering new sales channels, or other major shifts in operations, all companies face the same challenge; implementing physical and operational changes without affecting the customer.
Common Warehouse Challenges
The role of the warehouse in the supply chain is to assist in delivering the perfect order to the customer every time. However, warehouse operators still face many challenges that ultimately drive the need for automated warehouse storage solutions.
- Improving efficiency and productivity while reducing costs
- Improving quality and accuracy
- Technological advancements
- Workforce management
- Health and safety
- The environment
Warehouse Automation Solutions
Specializing in high density warehouse automation for unit loads, Westfalia is one of the very few warehouse automation companies that provides the ability to store a maximum depth of 18 pallets per lane. Westfalia’s warehouse automation solutions are unique to every industry and can be designed for raw material and components, work-in-process (WIP), finished goods as well as distribution centers in a variety of temperature ranges.
The more stops and detours a product has to go through in the supply chain before getting to the end user, the more chance of delays and problems along the way. By automating your warehouse storage solutions, using products such as Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) in combination with Warehouse Management and Warehouse Control Systems (WMS/WCS), can greatly reduce the number of product touches and significantly cut costs associated with moving products. At Westfalia, we work with your structure to make sure we can utilize your space to the fullest potential.
Westfalia specializes in a variety of industries
- Chemical and Industrial
- Paper and Publishing
- Third Party Logistics
- Parking Systems
- Self Storage
Westfalia is your complete resource for planning, designing, manufacturing and installing material handling systems for new or existing warehouses.