ALSO Schweiz AG – fast replenishment for the electrical retailer

The ALSO Group specializes in distributing IT and entertainment electronics throughout Europe. No fewer than 8,000 items are stored on an area covering 26,000 m² at its Swiss logistics center. High availability of goods and efficient processes were the key requirements for a new storage system for picking small parts.


  • Fast retrieval of parts
  • High order-picking performance
  • Space-saving solution
  • Increased productivity


  • Installation of 19-meter-high storage shuttles with access openings on two levels
  • Productivity increased by 20%
  • 8,000 picks per day by combining various order-picking strategies
  • Bar code scanners increase the speed and precision of the picks

Scope of delivery:

  • 18 Shuttle XP 250 systems
  • 104 trays per shuttle
  • Handheld data collection devices from Motorola

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