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Wirtz Beverage Reduces Cost of Operations and Gains Distribution Efficiencies

October 18, 2012

Wirtz Beverage is the leading national distributor of the world’s top luxury and premium wine spirits and beer brands with more than $1.5 billion in annual sales and distribution facilities throughout the United States. The Wisconsin division moved to a new facility and needed to implement a conveyor system with structural support that could withstand extremely heavy loads.

Objectives

  • Support multi-level winding conveyor system

  • Free up floorspace for racking/shelving and forklift traffic

  • Streamline order picking process

  • Create more efficient operations – from conveyor to truck

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