Heo GmbH

Mechanical engineering


customer requirements

Management of a distribution warehouse consisting of an AutoStore (100,000 bins), pallet area (narrow aisle warehouse and wide aisle warehouse), goods receipt area, consolidation area, CEP and forwarding packing and truck loading area with staging areas. The range of functions includes, among other things, the connection of the AutoStore with 24 storage and retrieval ports (carousel and conveyor ports), the connection of a conveyor system to connect the AutoStore with the shuttle consolidation warehouse for picking from the AutoStore and the packing department, the distribution stock received in the warehouse according to a defined and largely configurable storage strategy, transport control with complex transfer strategies between the individual storage areas, forklift control in the pallet area and the pick and pack process at the AutoStore. Furthermore, mobile devices are used on the storage area based on web technologies (operating system independent).

That's what the customer says

"During the transformation of the heo logistics from a manually operated to a partially automated new warehouse, it was important for us to find reliable and professional partners. IFD played a key role with the warehouse management system and the material flow computer. Despite difficult general conditions in the middle of the corona pandemic, we were able to the project can be started and also successfully completed. In the constant further development of the processes, IFD shows itself to be very solution-oriented and an important part of the CIP process. The IFD contact persons are characterized by their trusting and solution-oriented cooperation".

Michael Nauerth

Director Supply Chain Management & Logistics, heo GmbH