Asahi Beverages, comprising some of Australia and New Zealand’s most successful beverage businesses including Schweppes Australia, Asahi Premium Beverages, Independent Liquor and The Better Drinks Co., has awarded Dematic a contract to build a high-bay warehouse.
The warehouse in Heathwood, Queensland, will consist of satellite storage containing six aisles of six-deep satellite ColbyRack, capable of storing 28,000 pallets. The automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) will include six new Dematic RapidStore Storage Retrieval Machines (SRM) with Dematic’s latest ‘free roaming’ Automover satellite carts. The system will also feature Skate Auto-loading Truck Docks, an extensive pallet conveyor system, stretch wrapper, automatic barcode labelling, and a full-case picking area.
The new warehouse is due for completion by the end of May 2018.