CI Factory
Omni-Channel
DC for

Omni-Channel DC for workwear specialist

The
goal:
Digital processes

enjoy work. As one of the leading manufacturers of work wear (including footwear) and personal protective equipment, engelbert strauss supplies customers around the world. Due to strong growth over the last few years, the brand manufacturer decided to invest in a highly automated omni-channel DC in Schlüchtern, Germany. The goal was to centralize all fulfillment processes in one location, to digitalize and integrate them.

FlashPick®
Order fulfillment system
as centerpiece
Martin Waldenberger, Sales Project Manager
TGW Logistics Group
"The centerpiece of the CI Factory
is the goods-to-person picking system,
which represents an extremely
high picking capacity.
This is made possible by
the integration of the shuttle system
with revolutionary picking workstations."
At a glance
Challenges
mastered
  • CONNECTED CI FACTORY Connecting production and fulfillment in one location and comprehensive digitalization and integration of the processes

  • OMNI-CHANNEL DISTRIBUTION Adaptive processing of fluctuating and unpredictable order structures (split-case orders and large-volume supply orders for corporations and stores)

  • HIGHER CUSTOMER SERVICE LEVEL Individual packing patterns und promise of 24-hour delivery

  • INCREASED WAREHOUSE CAPACITY The continuous growth and expansion of products and product range called for a highly automated warehouse solution with one million storage locations

  • INTEGRATED RETURNS HANDLING Faster processing of the returned goods through integration into the overall solution for re-picking

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