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Significant space savings for E-ON

25 January 2013

Energy company, E.ON is benefiting from a new purpose built cantilever racking system designed and installed by SSI Schaefer to accommodate a range of overhead line steelwork. Originally stored at ground level in a b

Energy company, E.ON is benefiting from a new purpose built cantilever racking system designed and installed by SSI Schaefer to accommodate a range of overhead line steelwork.

Originally stored at ground level in a bulk stack format, the steelwork occupied a large amount of warehouse space, so it was important that the storage solution be not only safe and cost effective, but one that would also improve space availability and use, enabling easy access for product replenishment and picking.

Following an in-depth assessment of the existing area and stock profile, taking into account possible future growth and expansion, a cantilever racking installation was recommended.

Chris Bevan, CEVA's Warehouse Manager for E.ON, said: "The challenge from the very start of the project was to build and install a storage solution while still ensuring all orders were fulfiled and the network was maintained. SSI Schaefer finished the installation on time, within budget and with minimal disruption to day-to-day operations."
 
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