Swisslog Vectura pallet stacker cranes in the high bay warehouse

Brødrene Dahl, Norway: Optimised intralogistics

Brødrene Dahl is Norway’s leading water, heating and sanitation technology wholesaler, owned by Saint-Gobain Distribution Nordic. Its manual distribution center could no longer keep up with the growth of the business, so they expanded and automated their solution. A key challenge was to optimize for a very wide range in the sizes of products and orders.

Transportation system for cartons and pallets

The Swisslog warehouse automation and software controls the system and communicates with Brødrene Dahl’s own order management software. 

The company has increased efficiency, capacity and accuracy, and kept its leading position within the industry.

SmartCarrier acts as a buffer system

Flexible and efficient automation

The high bay warehouse has:

Automated pallet stacker cranes and an integrated picking solution

Short term buffer storage facility with three dedicated solutions for pallets, large cartons and small cartons

Order consolidation area

Complex transportation system for cartons and pallets.

Swisslog conveyors at Brodrene Dahl
Transportation system for cartons and pallets
Jan Vere, Supply Chain Director at Brodrene Dahl AS

We have to keep our promises and deliver all orders to the right place at the right time. We invested in an automated solution to increase our capacity and to enable a more efficient order consolidation.

Jan Vere, Supply Chain Director at Brodrene Dahl AS

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