Convey & Sort Systems for High-Volume Cross Docking

Dematic parcel processing and sorting solutions support low, medium, and high-volume operations from regional logistics service providers to large global parcel shipping corporations.

Dematic is an experienced partner that offers new and refurbished systems with quick returns on investment.

Parcel Industry Trends

  • Overall demand continues to increase as Internet retailing and new parcel shipping services continues to grow
  • Customers demand for a greater variety of package sizes, types, and weights
  • Regional centers to support faster delivery
  • Quality labor resources to maintain facilities are difficult to find
  • Regional centers to support 
  • Free shipping offered as purchasing incentive
  • Smaller order sizes, smaller packaging
  • Home delivery including perishables such as groceries and home healthcare products
Parcel Challenges

How Dematic Can Help

Dematic Parcel industry solutions leverage our complete knowledge of parcel sortation — from software and design to controls and hardware — to create the system that is right for your structure. The solutions optimize processes including inbound, in-line weighing, scanning, consolidation, sorting, and truck loading.

Dematic Parcel industry solutions include:

  • Automation that addresses labor issues such as scarcity and high turnover that add costs throughout the supply chain
  • High-density pallet storage systems that reduce transportation costs.
  • Processing capabilities for a wide variety of package sizes
  • Traceability controls and software to comply with product tracking regulations
  • Security for controlled products such as pharmaceuticals
  • Conveying and sorting capabilities to support next/same day delivery
Case Study


Fairrington is an innovator of a logistics process known as co-palletization, which combines addressed, presorted mail from different sources into pallet-sized drop shipments. To support the process, Fairrington partnered with Dematic to design and implement the system.

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Case Study

Deutsche Post

The Challenge:
Dematic modernized the conveyor and control technology in the 16 biggest Deutsche Post AG postal sorting centers, bringing the conveyor and control technology to state-of-the-art status during ongoing operation.

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