MAHLE Aftermarket automates second Distribution Center with AutoStore empowered by Kardex
3 May 2023, Company News
To accommodate this shift, MAHLE Aftermarket decided to centralize their currently de-centralized fulfillment operation by processing small automotive aftermarket parts orders from one location per country. To make this happen, several Distribution Centers across the globe shall be equipped with an AutoStore robotic storage solution
"MAHLE Aftermarket relies on long-term, sustainable partnerships – and Kardex has proven to be a strong partner for us in the framework of our global automation project. Their consulting expertise, great attention to critical details, particularly collaborative approach and their global service & support network convinced us to commission them with two AutoStore projects in the US and in France”, declared Jonathan Walker, Director Global Operations and Business Excellence Aftermarket at MAHLE.
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Enabling future growth
As a central core of MAHLE Aftermarket’s Digitalization and Automatization Strategy “Warehouse 4.0”, the Kardex AutoStore solution will enable the company to increase efficiencies and standardize operations on a global scale while achieving high customer service levels and quality goals.
“With the introduction of the flexible and modular robotic solution from Kardex, we are best prepared to serve the market requirements, optimizing our logistics processes in the long term and are therefore ideally equipped for future growth”, concludes Nico Untiet, Director Aftermarket at MAHLE Aftermarket France.