Heusenstamm/Lavaur, July 9, 2019 – Dematic SAS is proud to announce the agreement of a new AutoStore® solution for Chausson Matériaux, a family and independent company specializing in the distribution of building material through its 350 branches (900 M€ of turnover, 3,800 employees).
With this AutoStore®
solution implemented inside its historic logistics platform of Lavaur (81), Chausson Matériaux will be able to accelerate the development of its e-commerce business. The AutoStore®
solution is composed of a 16 level grid offering a storage capacity of 26,300 bins (649 x 449 x 330 mm), 35 R5 robots and 4 carrousel ports (3 for picking operations and 1 for replenishment operations). A Dematic iQ solution will optimize the operations by interfacing the WMS of the customer and the AutoStore®
This new AutoStore®
project is the 21st one signed by Dematic (for a total of more 500,000 bins, 400 robots and 90 ports). The solution will be operational in June 2020.
Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.
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