Yearsley Group has selected a range of Autostore warehouse control systems in a major refurbishment of its ASRS systems at its automated cold store in Grimsby.
Autostore will integrate with Yearsley’s enterprise business systems to maximise the efficiency of all material handling sub-systems in real-time and provide a uniform interface to, and control of, Yearsley’s automated crane and conveyor equipment.
The contract with Yearsley Cold Storage & Distribution comprises: warehouse control system (WCS), crane control system and conveyor control system.
Chris Herbert is general manager at Yearsley Cold Storage & Distribution, said: “Running a major automated cold store demands control systems that ensure the fast, accurate and flexible handling of goods in real-time, all the time.
“Autostore will help minimise our business risk while giving us the enhanced process control, space optimisation and the IT future-proofing we need to underpin efficiency and growth in our cold storage and distribution business.”
Yearsley Group operates 12 sites across the UK from Glasgow to Gillingham, serviced by a fleet of over 300 vehicles delivering nationwide.