“In the market the name Ellerhold stands not only for high-quality printing products, but also for on-time delivery,” says Bernd Schmidt, CEO of Ellerhold in Zirndorf. “For this reason we wanted to equip our warehouse with a modern intralogistics solution that even with continued growth offers a degree of scalability. Among the many proposed solutions, the Yale concept was the only one that convinced us immediately.”
The new high-bay warehouse now includes a total of four aisles, each with seven levels, to a length of 17m and a shelf height of 7.5m. In order to display the four aisles and thus 900 pallet bays, the aisle had to be designed to a width of 1.65m.
“Due to the fact that the hall layout could not be modified any more, it was very difficult to meet the requirements with standard shelving systems”, explains Martin Gärth, V.M.L Consultant at M.+ S. Bauer, a Nuremberg based Yale dealer.
“A customised shelf solution was necessary so that we were able to deliver perfectly with the PowerPal® pallet racking system, as the manufacturer provides custom dimensions. With the flexible PowerPal-shelf systems, Yale has utilised the available space optimally, to offer a high-bay warehouse for around 900 pallet spaces in an area of approximately 500m2.”