The forward picking area incorporates weight check technology. This enables MDL to monitor the net and gross weight of each carton, allowing us to double check all orders which fall outside the expected weight of the carton.
Radio Data Terminals allow real time stock movements and scanning of parcels to give accurate despatch information.
A perpetual inventory system facilitates efficient stock control and ensures the warehouse is open all year round.
Any added value work e.g. shrink-wrapping or stickering can be undertaken to a high service level.
The warehouse has the ability to process customer orders to required delivery dates be they daily and weekly stock orders or scheduled deliveries of sensitive or new publications.
A sophisticated warehouse management system enables enhanced service levels as a result of further improved stock control and flexibility in prioritisation of order processing. Stock accuracy is routinely in excess of 99.6%.