Fashion giant Boohoo will open a new sorting centre in Sheffield (UK). The warehouse is 336.000ft2. A major project of which the complete coordination was awarded to system integrator SSI Schäfer. Interroll and EAE Solutions partnered up for the supply of respectively the mechanical sorter system and its controls system. SSI Schäfer worked with EAE Solutions and Interroll in earlier projects in the UK and Poland for major fashion retailers.

The EAE Flow.Control system will control 13 crossloader infeeds, 2 top-reader barcode scanner stations and 100 sorter destinations with container detection, full detection, and LED signaling. Also 8 conveyor chutes and telescopic conveyors are controlled by the EAE Flow.Controls system.

Back in 2006, Boohoo started out as one brand with only three team members. Fast-forward to current day they now have a portfolio of 13 leading British fashion brands. They have offices all over the world and have grown to over 6,000 employees. Their mission is to become the global leader in the fashion e-commerce sector and in a way that respects, customers, employees, partners and the world around them. EAE Solutions is proud to contribute to this mission with EAE Flow process automation.

About EAE Solutions:

EAE Solutions develops and delivers controls hard- and software, whether or not combined with optical detection systems, for the intra-logistics market. The innovative controls platform is characterised by modularity and independency. This innovative solution ensures a reliable and efficient “flow” of goods within a distribution centre. We operate worldwide with a network of own offices and we supply to OEMs, integrators and end-users.

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