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Warehouse logistics:

State of the art in Singapur Procurement | Warehousing | Distribution | FulďŹ lment

Service Excellence: In Lauterach. In Singapore. Worldwide. If customers operate globally, GW is at their side and also demonstrates the usual high performance in logistics on the other side of the planet. As in the case of Tridonic. For the long-standing customer, Gebrßder Weiss takes on the storage logistics, not just in Lauterach, but also in Singapore. The quality standards implemented – above all the voucherless picking process – are state of the art in the East Asian metropolis.

With Gebrüder Weiss we have a soundly managed partner at eye level. Our strategic partnership has existed for a long time and with great success. The reliability in the transport of our goods is as consistent as the quality in the warehouse. Good communication and competent handling also helped in the successful implementation of the warehouse logistics in Singapore. Thanks to the strong interconnection of our systems, we benefit from a fast and efficient flow of data and goods.

“ We value the personal contact that Gebrüder Weiss offers us worldwide. Wherever we are, GW is not far.” Bernd Fink, Global Logistics Manager

The Challenge.

The Challenge Tridonic GmbH & Co KG Tridonic, a subsidiary company of the Zumtobel Group, develops, manufactures and distributes market-oriented LED products, components and control systems for innovative lighting solutions. Based in Dornbirn, the company is among the world’s top four manufacturers of lighting components. Tridonic currently employs around 2,000 workers in 30 branches as well as in distribution offices. 570 inventions and more than 2,000 patents underline the company’s strength in innovation. Warehouse logistics for Tridonic GmbH & Co KG Gebrüder Weiss and Tridonic look back on a long-standing business relationship, which is based on continuity, trust and success. Gebrüder Weiss has been looking after the central warehouse at the Lauterach site for many years. The global markets are served from here. This is where all warehouse logistics from voucherless picking to the packaging of goods and preparation for transport take place. A collaboration which works smoothly and routinely. In line with the rapid growth in the Asian market, Tridonic sought a logistics solution for the Singapore site in the autumn of 2010 with the following aims: providing a faster service to the Asian market and improving the quality of service. The global company was already represented with a distribution office in Singapore, but the previous logistics solutions were no longer adequate for the growth and the increased demands on the Asian market. Tridonic sought a new service provider to implement a logistics solution in Singapore in accordance with European standards. Gebrüder Weiss created a tender which relied on tried and tested processes, many years of international experience and the highest IT expertise.

The Solution.

The Solution Trusted systems Gebrüder Weiss exported the Tridonic logistics solution from the Lauterach site to Singapore and successfully implemented it, adapted to local conditions and the customer’s specific requirements. The handling in Lauterach is completely paperless with scanners. Flexible solution Gebrüder Weiss implemented the warehouse logistics with a logistics partner. Gebrüder Weiss rented an area in their warehouses near the port. The storage capacities can be extended if required at any time. The highest level of development The warehouse management in Asia is also controlled in the GW system. The high-performance information systems are at the cutting edge of technology and as a central interface guarantee the efficient control of goods.

The BeneďŹ ts.

The Benefits European standard Tridonic benefits from the contractually agreed quality standards and proven technologies at the highest level of development. More service on site The customer wanted to be close to the Asian market. The warehouse made available by Gebrüder Weiss offers an ideal opportunity to do so. Situated close to the port of Singapore, it is ideally located for transport processing. A strong partner Tridonic relies on a dependable partner with many years of experience in logistics. The global company can therefore concentrate on their core business. Gebrüder Weiss supplies the entire infrastructure in Singapore and controls all processes – a huge relief for Tridonic. Additional sites possible Yesterday in Lauterach, today in Asia, tomorrow in America? The logistics solutions tailored to Tridonic can be used flexibly and can be expanded in almost any way. An expansion is possibly at any time.

The Process.

The GW system proves itself worldwide Gebrßder Weiss is responsible, both in Lauterach and in Singapore, for the overall warehouse operations of Tridonic. From the central warehouse in Lauterach and other international locations, the high-tech lighting components arrive in bundles in the Asian hub of Singapore via air and sea transport – this saves time and transport costs. From there, Tridonic serves its markets in Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The most modern information systems ensure that the GW logistics centre is always sufficiently supplied with goods. Intelligent IT systems from GW ensure the necessary data flow worldwide.

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