DB Schenker is a division of the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn AG that focuses on logistics.
Industry: Third party logistics (3PL)
After the announcement of a new BMW model, the contract service provider Schenker Deutschland had to realign its services to the car manufacturer. This meant:
Schenker Deutschland undertook a combined retrofit and new construction project. Solutions implemented included:
With an enlargement of the miniload to 27,000 tray storing positions, performance has increased by 80%. The precisely timed IT system directs the trays with the required items from the loop to one of the five workplaces. This guarantees the just-in-time (JIT) supply to the BMW plant in Munich. Additional benefits include: