Able to handle predicted growth
12 December 2012
Based in Schiphol in the Netherlands, Bausch & Lomb's European logistics centre (ELC) is equipped with a state-of-the-art supply chain solution designed and installed by KNAPP. The KNAPP solution has helped the eye c
The KNAPP solution has helped the eye care group's ELC - which was operating at close to full capacity before the new system went live - to handle growing volumes and new products, with the system capable of handling predicted growth for the next five years.
The handling solution features an automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) with 16,000 double deep locations in two aisles that are 9m high and 100m long. There are also nine of KNAPP's Order Storage & Retrieval (OSR) goods-to-picker systems, each 35m long and featuring a total of 27,000 storage locations, that are equipped with pick-by-light and place-by-light technology.