By utilizing EffiMat® to handle storage and picking, Billund Airport will experience additional significant advantages, which will improve the efficiency of work processes and secure a fast and precise delivery to the Tax–free shop. The warehouse used to be situated in the old terminal and valuable time were spent on internal transport. The new multi-house enables that warehouse and Tax–free will be situated in the same place and available on the ground-floor for storage and on the second floor for picking.
The EffiMat® will be installed in the area around the multi-house, where the goods for Tax-free will be delivered to in the future. The goods will be delivered directly to the storage robots and the warehouse. The employees in Tax–free on the second floor can pick directly from the storage robots. An interface between the ERP-system of the airport and the EffiMat® registers real-time when an item has been bought in the shop and the EffiMat® then ensures to pick the correct item and deliver it to be refilled in the Tax–free shop. This integration ensures that the item is always ready and available for a fast and correct delivery.
By integrating the storage robot as part of the work processes in the multi-house, Billund Airport are securing an ideal utilization of their capacity, along with efficient work processes and the airport will be well equipped for continuing their growth and their line of record years.
The new buildings are expected to be done by the end of 2019.