Third Party Logistics in Dubai

Consumer goods for the Middle East

The company Integrated National Logistics DWC-LLC (INL) operates as logistic service provider at Dubai Logistic City. As 3PL-provider INL undertakes the task of storage, consignment and distribution for other companies. To be able to serve a maximum range of applications, the logistic centre covers a temperature range from -28°C to +25°C.

The project comprises two inversely composed automatic high bay ware-houses with seven aisles each. Each of the two warehouse blocks has room for more than 20.000 europallets. One of the warehouse blocks is constructed as freezer storage for temperatures down to -28°C. Each of the 7 cooling chambers can be regulated individually. The other warehouse block is divided into 3 chambers. In each of these chambers the temperature can be adjusted between +5°C and +25°C.

Commissioning takes place according to the principle material-to-person. Pallet transport technique connects the warehouse with the picking stations, storage lines and distribution lines. Material flow control, visualization and order-picking are depicted by LVS Uniware.

Scope of Unitechnik contribution

General contractor
Overall project management

Control equipment:

  • 16 control systems implemented with Simatic S7
  • Decentralized structure with Profibus

Warehouse management system:

  • UniWare
  • Redundant server system
  • Material flow control
  • Visualization
  • Order-picking
  • Connection to ERP-system Palm

Purchase:

  • RBGs: Dambach
  • Conveyor equipment: TGW

Completion: 2012

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Case Study INL Dubai

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Case Study - INL Dubai

Dubai Logistic City
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate

Key data

  • High-bay pallet warehouse
    14 aisles
    22 meters high
    40,000 storage positions
    double-depth
  • Pallet conveyor with incoming and outgoing goods points
  • Picking positions
  • Temperature ranges from -28°C to +25°C in separated chambers

Contact

Michael Huhn
Sales Director (CSO)

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