Intralogistics provider SSI Schaefer is to equip technology development distributor Premier Farnell’s new 361,000 sq. ft distribution centre in Leeds.
SSI Schaefer’s fully integrated solution will utilise a Navette Matrix System which will operate alongside vertical lift storage machines and conveyors, conventional shelving and pallet storage. The solution will be managed by SSI Schaefer’s WAMAS warehouse management system
All processes have been designed to consider the nature of the product and the current regulations governing its handling and storage, enabling Premier Farnell to meet increasing business demands and deliver a high return on investment. The site expected to be operational by late 2019/early 2020.
“This contract with SSI Schaefer is a key milestone in the delivery of a modern warehouse for the Premier Farnell group, positioning the business for future growth. Our success is based on fulfilling market leading delivery promises. In partnering with SSI Schaefer we will continue to provide that service,” said Premier Farnell chief supply chain officer Nick Wilkins.