Experience: Case Studies

State-of-the-art capability studies and demonstrations

Retail Shoe & Apparel DC
Highlights:

KLG partnered with a shoe and apparel retailer to create a better value chain with automate receiving, cross dock and palletizing.  The system saves labor and speeds the receiving process, improving the value chain and getting product to the stores faster.

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  • Telescopic Truck Unloaders
  • Print & Apply System
  • Dimensioning System
  • Dual Sided Sliding Shoe Sorter
  • WCS

Retail Apparel Distribution Center
Highlights:

KLG was selected by an apparel retailer to enhance material handling for a new Automated Store Distribution Center.  The new system gives them increased efficiency and capacity in material handling to assist in delivering product to over 400 stores.

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  • Put to Light System
  • Print Apply System
  • Manifest Inserter
  • Sliding Shoe Sorter
  • Carousel System
  • WCS

KLG Book/Library System Video
Highlights:

Case study showing a video demonstrating a collection of different solutions we can provide for your library or book distribution operation.

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  • Mini-load AS/RS storage
  • Cross belt & tilt tray sorters
  • High rise multi-level storage modules
  • Put to light order consolidation
  • Lighted batch cart picking systems
  • Print & apply label application

Boxed Beef Distribution Center
Highlights:

Completely automated distribution center for one of the largest beef producers in the world. Turnkey system from the beginning by KLG including simulation prior to integration.

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  • 54 carousels with inserter/extractors
  • Unit load AS/RS
  • Five sliding shoe-sorters
  • Automatic palletizers

Convenience Store Chain
Highlights:

For 15 years, KLG has been implementing inventory control projects for one of the largest convenience store chains in the country. Projects include complete distribution centers in three different cities.

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  • Three-level pick modules
  • Three sliding shoe-sorters
  • Free-standing mezzanines
  • 15,000+ pallet positions of rack

University Textbook Distribution Center
Highlights:

Record picking and shipping seen at this facility since KLG integrated a massive three-level high rise shelving mezzanine and a put-to-light order consolidation system upgrade for existing mini-load picking system.

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  • Library with 12,000 sections of shelving
  • Put-to-light consolidation system
  • Miles of conveyor
  • Cutting edge 24 volt conveyor design

Major Retail Book Distributor
Highlights:

KLG has had a long standing relationship with one of the largest book retailers in the world. We have completed major material handling projects at more than seven different distribution centers.

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  • Vertical carousel put systems
  • Tilt-tray sortation
  • Horizontal carousels
  • Miles of conveyor with three shoe-sorters
  • Put-to-Light

Internet Fulfillment System
Highlights:

KLG was chosen by this store and Internet retailer of apparel and accessories to implement a three level order picking system. This project was successfully executed on a tight time-frame in order to get the facility running prior to the client’s busy season.

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  • Conveyor / sorters
  • Pallet rack / Mezz
  • WCS / PLC
  • Shelving

Convenience Store Wholesaler
Highlights:

Needing to move into a larger more efficient warehouse, this regional wholesaler turned to KLG for a design build relationship on a state of the art distribution center. KLG created an innovative inventory management strategy to help the wholesaler meet their goals.

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  • WMS software package
  • Three-level pick modules
  • Horizontal carousels
  • Sliding shoe-sorter

Financial & Insurance Institution
Highlights:

Record storage can be simple shelving, as in this system, or it can be a highly automated system. This project involved a very large multi-story file storage system with conveyor actually delivering files directly to cubicles.

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  • 24 volt conveyor in office environment
  • Large three-level shelving storage system
  • Vertical lift pallet delivery

Leading Fastener Distributor
Highlights:

Distribution center featuring conveyor, sortation, shelving, pallet racking and mezzanines.

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  • Conveyor
  • Racking
  • Shelving
  • Overhead Pushers

National Distributor of Personal Care and Nutritional Products
Highlights:

Distribution Center featuring Conveyor, Sortation, Pick to light, Pick to voice Carton erection and print and apply.

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  • Conveyor / sorters
  • Pick to light
  • WMS / WCS
  • Voice Pick
  • Print and apply
  • Carton flow