The client

  • China Network Supply Service Company,Danyang City, Jiangsu Province, China
  • 3rd party logistics in e-commerce business

The project

  • CNSS Danyang Distribution Centre
  • Distribution channels: e-commerce
  • Go-live: April 2014

Delivered results

  • Increase the picking performance
  • Improve the picking accuracy
  • Optimise the logistics operations
  • Rationalise the in-house logistics
  • Create an ergonomic and safe working environment
  • ROI ~ 4 years

Design Figures

Throughput - Items

  • 1,000,000 per day

Throughput - Order lines

  • 600,000 per day

Orders

  • 7,500 per hour
  • 100,000 per day

Operation

  • 2 shifts for normal
  • 3 shifts at peak times

Installed Systems

Warehouse type(s)

Manual warehouse with shelves

Number of storage locations

  • 1 Mio

Throughput

  • 7,500 orders per hour

Number of workstations

  • 378 workstations
    • 252 packing stations
    • 126 picking stations

Footprint

  • 50,000 m² on 5 floors

Controls technology

  • WCS/PLC

Software

  • TGW PLC + Gateway