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Delivering a positive customer experience

E-commerce is changing consumers’ expectations. They now demand speed, accuracy and flexibility throughout the entire ordering and delivery process – and want you to keep pace with their busy lives. When they buy a product online, they might want it delivered that same day or they might prefer to pick it up themselves – at a time and location that suits them. They also want the option to change their mind or return a product easily – at any moment!

As a result, today’s warehouses are facing increased pressure to handle rising operational costs, linked to a lack of available workforce, intensive training of operators, expanding ranges of SKUs (stock keeping units), and later cut-off times. Fulfilling thousands of orders, handling returns and delivering a positive customer experience are vital.

At Vanderlande, we understand the complexities of running a successful e-commerce operation. As such, we have defined the next generation of scalable solutions – evolutions. They can easily be scaled up, handle variable sizes of orders, and provide the highest throughput in the market.

Exceed your customers’ expectations

Vanderlande specialises in future proof solutions for general merchandise, fashion and food. Many of the world’s leading retailers, fashion companies and e-commerce companies already rely on its wealth of experience in this market.

General merchandise

Fulfilling thousands of orders and delivering a positive customer experience are vital. The combination of both online order as well as store deliveries must also be factored in.

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Food

In today’s food retail market, consumers demand fresh, high-quality products, and excellent service. They expect their shopping experience to be stress-free with a high availability of products.

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Fashion

The dynamics of the fashion industry are changing significantly and the market is expanding faster than ever.

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The next generation of scalable solutions

In order to meet any customer’s demands in full, Vanderlande has defined the next generation of scalable solutions – evolutions. They will allow these challenges to be met through an integrated portfolio of innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

FASTPICK

FASTPICK is a goods-to-person order fulfilment system that uses the advanced ADAPTO shuttles for product storage and retrieval for day-to-day operations.

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AIRPICK

AIRPICK combines efficient picking with flawless automated sortation to individual orders in our pocket sorter, AIRTRAX Pocket.

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HOMEPICK

HOMEPICK is a goods-to-person order fulfilment system designed to support food retail operations. It facilitates the fast and efficient processing of online grocery orders.

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Our references for E-commerce

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Zalando Brunna

Zalando installed an AIRTRAX Pocket sorter at its new logistics centre in Brunna, near Stockholm. The AIRTRAX Pocket sorter is specially designed to meet the demands of booming omni-channel trade.

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Würth

Würth chose to install Vanderlande’s highly flexible storage, retrieval and transportation system – ADAPTO. This makes optimal use of the available space in Riihimäki through its high storage density.

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Digitec Galaxus

Optimal customer experience is a key focus for Digitec Galaxus, who have grown to become Switzerland’s largest online retailer. This starts in the online shopping environment and continues with friendly customer support.

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Our Warehousing news & insights

May 3, 2022

Vanderlande delivers FASTPICK solution to BONFIX

BONFIX selected goods-to-person (GtP) order fulfilment solution FASTPICK for its new distribution centre in Zwolle, The Netherlands. The new building, which is scheduled to start full operation in the first half of 2023, will provide the high-storage density the company needs to process large volumes of items and cope with its rapid growth.

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April 26, 2022

Trends in logistics real estate – high demand and limited space call for creative thinking

The e-commerce market continues to grow rapidly as more people opt for the convenience of online shopping. This leads to an increase in demand for logistics real estate, which in turn is leading to a scarcity of warehousing supply and rising costs. How are businesses adapting to these issues and what they are doing to cope with these shortages?

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April 25, 2022

Asda extends long-term partnership with Vanderlande

One of the UK’s leading supermarket chains, Asda, has renewed its site-based, life-cycle services contract with Vanderlande for the next five years, further cementing the partnership.

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