G. Umbreit distributes books, periodicals, and newspapers.
Industry: Wholesale Distribution
Umbreit chose to further automate its central warehouse at the Bietigheim-Bissingen location and at the same time expand its portfolio in the business area of the intermediate book trade by offering additional logistics services. Challenges of this project included:
G. Umbreit set up a sorter and a sorter controller, connecting the new components to the existing system. It implemented:
The centerpiece of the intralogistics expansion is the individual distribution of book titles by a sorter that addresses the delivery requirements of the various stores and adjusts the distribution for each individual shelf. Additional benefits include: