On Wednesday April 27th, 2011 CMHDS Members toured the Atlas Logistics Distribution Centre in Surrey, BC.
Located on 73 acres in South Surrey, Atlas Logistics (a division of VersaCold) is a 408,000 sq.ft. facility which distributes perishable and frozen products, shipping over 650,000 cases per week? to 87 stores, some as far away as Prince Rupert.
The facility which employees a staff of over 250 people uses RF controlled WMS Voice Picking, RF directed put-away and replenishment and RF directed loading via truck mounted terminals. Equipment includes 75 Triple Pallet Jacks, 50 Reach Trucks and 40 Dock Stockers.