Our client’s background & nature of business

Nature of Business : Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) / Food & Beverages

F&N Dairies Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd. was founded in 2007. The Company's line of business includes manufacturing of dry, condensed, and evaporated dairy products.

F&N has 8 manufacturing facilities in Malaysia and Thailand serving the needs of consumers in the regions. The state-of-the-art plants utilise the latest manufacturing technologies to meet the highest standards of food safety and efficiencies in the production of its various products, with strict quality control measures undertaken at each step of the manufacturing processes.

Our client’s problem

  • New setup chilled plant which served the function as production & distribution center for 1 of their new milk product line.

  • Within the chill plant area, there are limited storage spaces to keep the raw material, packaging material & finish goods.

  • The finish goods has to keep in cold room environment in order to maintain the quality while the raw material & packaging material can be stored in ambient environment.

  • Low number of stock keeping unit (SKU) but come with bulk quantity.

  • Multiple pallet sizes & pallet load.

Our proposed storage solution

Several meetings & discussion had been conducted with the project manager during the plant construction stage. Eventually Drive In Racking had been selected mainly due to below factors;

  • The Return of Investment (ROI) meets the management expectation.

  • The storage method able to deal with all the challenges highlighted by client during the meeting.

What is Drive In Racking?

This is the most preferred solution to conventional block stacking where pallets simply cannot be stacked on top of each other. It is effective in optimizing the warehouse storage and thus reducing the number of working aisles. Ideally this system suite for storage of homogenous products, not time or date sensitive.

Advantages

  • High storage density.

  • Suitable for Last-In First out (LIFO) operation.

  • Suitable for bulk storage.

The storage system consists of:

DRIVE IN RACKING SYSTEM
Racking Height 6900mm
Pallet Size 1200mmW x 1200mmD x 2060mmH
Pallet Size 1200mmW x 1200mmD x 1250mmH
Pallet Weight Maximum 1500kg
Working Environment Ambient & Cold Room

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