Books, CDs and DVDs
Distributors of books, CDs and DVDs need to deal with very high number of titles with very short product life and activity that is very lumpy and seasonal.
The challenge for the DC is to dispose of inventory that is overstocked or in low demand. Also, CDs and DVDs have a large amount of point-of-sale collateral such as posters and banners that need to be stored and distributed to retailers. Dexion has extensive racking experience in developing the smartest of solutions for this industry.
In the book publishing business, fast, efficient distribution with maximum accuracy and minimal damage to books is critical - That was Pearsons brief to Dexion
Distribution of movies and music is a fast-paced, ever changing business where suppliers must react quickly. An innovative solution to cater for changes in demand was required by Universal
The home entertainment market for books, DVD, video games and music is a highly competitive, high volume and extremely service driven industry
Dexion worked closely with the Sony DADC team to concept and then implement an automatic conveyor system, a pick to light system and the Realtime Distribution System (RDS).