• Uni Elektro

    The BITO range for a new logistics concept


Our customer

UNI ELEKTRO is a fixture in the German electrical wholesale trade with customers in retail, trade and industry. The company has been growing steadily since it was founded in 1970. As one of the leading electrical wholesalers for high-quality articles and solutions from the electrical sector, the company is characterized by a high level of specialist knowledge, customer orientation, competence and reliability. Against this technical background, the full-range supplier gives its customers access to a product range of around 780,000 articles. UNI ELEKTRO employs around 1,000 people and generated sales of over €550 million in 2019. The company has been a member of the Würth Group since 2000.


Initial situation and customer requirements

    • Modification and automation of logistics processes
    • Realization at the same location
    • Several construction stages during ongoing operation
    • Implementation of the color concept
    • Expansion of storage capacity
    • Higher picking speed

The BITO Solution

    • System mix of pallet racks for cable drums through to smart TVs, shuttle storage with containers for picking smaller items
    • Efficient use of space with narrow aisle pallet racking
    • Optimization of picking processes: Shuttle warehouse with XLmotion containers
    • Sustainability: MB containers for customer delivery
    • Cash & Carry: Shelving units in UE design

    On-site application

      • Pallet warehouse operation with several narrow aisle trucks
      • Shuttle warehouse with 68,000 storage locations for picking small parts
      • Steel construction platform with ergonomic packing stations
      • Colour-coordinated shelving units in the cash & carry store

    Customer benefits

      • Implementation of the logistics concept in several construction stages during ongoing operations.
      • Expansion of storage capacity
      • Faster availability of items in the picking area

    What our customers say

    “BITO was the right partner to implement this long-planned project with all the necessary steps. It was essential that our operations were not disrupted during the construction and conversion phases and that smooth transitions were ensured so that we could continue our work. We received competent advice and support in planning the entire logistics concept, and everything went smoothly during implementation. Another big advantage is that BITO has all the components in its portfolio that we need for storing and picking our wide range of items. We could rely on each other 100% and if something had to be changed or problems arose, this was solved as flexibly and quickly as possible.”

    Jens Mangold,UNI ELEKTRO Head of Security and Organization, Central Warehouse Eschborn

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