The bathroom specialist Group Van Marcke is building a new, state-of-the-art distribution centre at the Lar Zuid business park on the E17, where it will keep more than 28,000 products in stock. intrion was asked to build a ‘goods-to-man’ order picking system. Everything has to be fully operational by the second quarter of 2018.
The distribution centre will have a surface area of 90,000 m². This is Van Marcke’s biggest investment yet: 70 million euros. This family business based in Kortrijk wants to double its turnover by 2025. In order to guarantee the fast delivery of products within Europe, intrion built an installation that will automatically process 80% of the orders. In addition to this, the company plans to expand in the United States.