Distribution Centers of Kaeser Compressors Reach Lean Efficiency with Help from System Integrator viastore Systems

viastore Systems’ customer Kaeser Compressors, a leading compressor manufacturer and supplier of compressed air systems, migrated to the modern SAP extended warehouse management and SAP HANA (high-performance analytic appliance) and has increased the DC’s efficiency many times over in every functional area. Goods received are now processed up to 20% faster, Kaeser has recorded a 40% increase in picks, the packaging process has become 50% faster, and the warehouse activities and reporting are executed 20 times faster than in the past. The case study was featured in Modern Materials Handling.

Kaeser Compressors global distribution center in Coburg, Germany, supplies products and spare parts to locations in Europe as well as its U.S. distribution center. A massive increase in demands on the supply chain was causing problems with the connection of the numerous controls. After upgrading its software, the company has simplified the control of subordinate systems by directly connecting them to the warehouse management and material flow systems.

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About viastore Systems, Inc.

For over 40 years, viastore Systems, Inc. has been a leading international provider of automated material handling solutions including AS/RS (automated storage and retrieval systems), conveyor and shuttle systems, warehouse management systems software, material flow and process controls, and integrated SAP logistics solutions. The company employs over 470 people worldwide and has annual sales of over $140 Million.

viastore’s focus is on consulting and planning, together with the implementation and constant improvement of intralogistics solutions with locations in Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Russia, China, Croatia, Turkey, Poland, Israel, Ukraine, Sweden, and Brazil. viastore, with North American headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI, is an integrated and certified partner for all major ERP system database and operating system suppliers such as SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft. viastore earned a return spot on Food Logistics’ 2015 FL100+ list of software and technology providers whose products and solutions are key to the global food supply chain. viastore is a proud member of MHI.

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