elobau puts Warehouse Management System PSIwms into operation

Adapt user interfaces individually with PSI-Click-Design. Source: PSI Logistics GmbH

Adapt user interfaces individually with PSI-Click-Design. Source: PSI Logistics GmbH

Sensor and control element manufacturer relies on uniform IT infrastructure

Berlin, October 11, 2021 - Sensor technology manufacturer elobau GmbH & Co. KG fully commissioned the warehouse management system PSIwms from PSI Logistics GmbH in August. This will increase efficiency and transparency in warehousing for production supply and shipping. The close functional networking with the ERP system PSIpenta also reduces interfaces. The resulting integrated IT infrastructure opens up additional optimization potential. PSIwms replaces the previous systems.

Founded in 1972, elobau is one of the leading international suppliers of non-contact sensor technology and operating elements in mechanical engineering. Around 1,400 pallet storage locations are managed at the logistics center in Leutkirch to ensure on-time production supply and processing of shipping orders.

As a central automation system, elobau also uses a state-of-the-art AutoStore cube with 30,000 container storage locations. The direct connection of the programmable logic controller to PSIwms and new processes optimized for AutoStore ensure a significant increase in system performance and efficiency of up to 20 percent compared to the old system. An external warehouse is also integrated into the warehouse management and process control via the multisite capability.

PSIwms controls the management of incoming goods and storage locations, the piece-precise order picking and, via transport kanban from the AutoStore system and high-bay warehouse, the demand-oriented provision of components in production.

"The result is a sustainably improved and significantly efficient workflow with a high level of process transparency. In addition, PSI Click Design allows user interfaces to be optimally adapted to individual requirements. Despite the complex processes, we benefit from a clear IT infrastructure." sums up elobau Logistics Manager Matthias Gromer.

The PSI Group develops its own software products for optimizing the flow of energy and materials for utilities (energy grids, energy trading, public transport) and industry (metals production, automotive, mechanical engineering, logistics). PSI was founded in 1969 and employs more than 2,100 people worldwide.

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