Peripass Teams Up with Pfenning: Redefining Contract Logistics in Mecklar

Aug 25, 2023 | New client

[Ghent, Belgium, 28/08/2023] – Peripass announces its recent collaboration with the pfenning group, a major player specialized in contract logistics, stock, transport, warehousing, and value-added services across trade, automotive, and industry sectors. This partnership is set to bring a paradigm shift in the way logistics operations are conducted at the pfenning group’s Mecklar site.

A Tailored Solution for Pfenning

With this collaboration, Pfenning sets out to achieve several key objectives, all geared towards enhancing efficiency and streamlining their operations:

  1. Seamless Driver and Visitor Experience: the pfenning group aims to introduce a self-service approach for drivers and visitors, ensuring a swift and user-friendly check-in process that minimizes delays.
  2. Optimizing Truck Arrival: By combining the power of Time Slot Management and Yard Management, the pfenning group intends to flatten the curve of arriving trucks, reducing congestion and enhancing overall operations.
  3. Intelligent Dispatching: the pfenning group will leverage the Peripass Yard Control Tower to enable smart dispatching. This will result in optimized movement of vehicles within the yard and minimal delays.

    Why the pfenning group Chose Peripass

    Two pivotal factors stood out during the prospect phase: Peripass’s adaptability in phasing and the team’s swift responses and engagement. Recognizing the significance of these attributes, the pfenning group saw a partner that not only offers a solution but also values the essence of time and adaptability.

    Looking Ahead: Expansion and Innovation

    While the initial focus is on the Mecklar site, the pfenning group has grand visions for the future. Within the next year, there’s contemplation of introducing a second warehouse in Mecklar. Moreover, plans are underway to integrate Peripass solutions at the pfenning group’s HQ in Heddesheim and across its “multicubes”—multi-user warehouses dedicated to Retail and FMCG customers.

    A noteworthy highlight of this collaboration is the introduction of the new standard Transporeon TSM – Peripass interface, marking the pfenning group as the pioneer in adopting this cutting-edge feature.

    About Peripass:

    Peripass is the yard automation solution.  

    We help production plants & distribution centres add self-service and automation to their yard operations so they can expand their throughput, while improving safety and visibility on their yard. 

    Our solution uniquely combines software and hardware to help clients solve typical problems related to their yard operations.These issues include: truck traffic congestion and dangerous manoeuvring around their sites, instructing truck drivers in foreign languages, dispatching efficiency leading to limited throughput, high carrier demurrage costs, Time lost on manual audit logging or manually operating weighing systems.

    About Pfenning:

    The pfenning group is a contract logistics service provider with a full-service supply chain offering. With 6,900 employees at 110 European locations on 750T m² and 1,000 trucks, it provides logistics for the retail, food, consumer, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive and branded goods industries. Known as a contract logistics provider, the group has greatly expanded its product portfolio and includes a personnel service provider as well as a car dealership trading group in its portfolio. Further competences are: plant security, metal construction and logistics real estate development.

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