febi_logoFebi bilstein is one of the world’s leading global manufacturers and suppliers of passenger car and commercial vehicle spare parts in the independent aftermarket.

Febi UK Ltd based in West Yorkshire, due to increased demand the company had a requirement to increase the number of pallet and box storage locations within their warehouse facility.

Avanta UK Ltd the Leeds based storage equipment specialist successfully tendered for the works based on the following key areas: –

Design – Optimizing the storage within the restrictions of the building

Previous Works – Included the original pallet racking installation a decade ago with Longspan shelving and a comprehensive small parts shelving system.

Price – Utilization of all existing racking and reconfiguring the layout to create space for the new racking and longspan shelving.

Installation speed – Avanta UK Ltd carried out the works within 5 working days.

The new storage equipment supplied included: –
28 bays of Longspan warehouse shelving
New Pallet Racking – to increase storage capacity by 124 pallet positions
Crash Barriers
Upright Protectors
70m² Anti-collapse Mesh

James Johnson of Febi commented: – “Andrew’s consultancy at the design stage of the process was key in revising and refining the Avanta offer to match our requirements exactly.  I have been impressed with the speed of the project which minimized any disruption to our business when you consider all the existing racking has been moved and we operated a business as usual policy throughout.  The installation team was very accommodating and I would recommend Avanta UK Ltd to other businesses looking for storage equipment.”

Andrew Chipp commented: – “We have worked with Febi over the last 12 years and by offering innovative storage products that maximize storage density has contributed to Febi’s efficiency gains in locating and picking product in it’s UK operation.”

The UK manufactured racking and shelving enables Avanta UK to offer continuity of service, readily available spares and on going inspection / repair works as required.

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Pallet racking bay installed in west yorkshire