Logistics Automation

Warehouse and Logistics Conveyor Systems

At L.A.C. Conveyors & Automation, we manufacture a wide range of conveyor systems to service the warehousing and intralogistics industry. We have experience in delivering solutions to convey a wide array of products, from boxes, cartons, and pallets through to roll cages and hanging garments.

We have an experienced in-house controls division who understand the complexities and importance of integrating warehouse control systems (WCS) and warehouse management systems (WMS) to achieve a fully functioning high-speed intralogistics solution.

Amazon Invests in Robust Conveyor Solution to Satisfy Increased Parcel Handling Requirements

LAC provides Amazon Logistics with modular, scalable & robust conveyor solution to satisfy increased parcel handling throughput requirements Amazon have invested in a new conveyor solution from LAC Conveyors & Automation. Amazon Logistics is a major player in the logistics arena. With a network of more than 800 Amazon Delivery Service Partners (DSP) and more […]

Grocery Distributor Increases Case Picking Speed By 300% Through Robotic Automation Solution

Allen Distribution, a third-party logistics company focused on grocery distribution, installed their first robotic warehouse automation solution provided by Prime Robotics. Founded in 1998, Allen Distribution offers warehouse and distribution services including food-grade warehousing, transportation services including asset-based equipment and company drivers. From their eight warehouse locations, the company serves groceries to clients of all […]

Robotic Ecommerce solution increases productivity by over 560%

LOGILEC, the logistics branch for E.Leclerc, was created in 1996 by the Mouvement E. Leclerc with the aim of controlling and organizing its supply chain. Fast forward to 2018 and outgrowing their existing warehouse, LOGILEC approached Exotec to find out more about a robotic Ecommerce Solution. The Brief LOGILEC struggled for space to expand in their […]

Ecommerce Restaurant Supplier Introduces Robotic Automation After Surge in Online Orders

Growing restaurant supplier, McDonald Paper & Restaurant Supplies, has introduced robotic automation into the company in a bid to keep up with rising demand and enable future growth. McDonald Paper & Restaurant Supplies was founded in 1994 in Brooklyn, New York (USA) and has since supplied top-quality restaurant supplies to thousands of restaurants, bars, coffee […]

Wide Belt Conveyor Solves Manual Handling Problem

Plastic Omnium recruited the expertise of LAC Conveyors & Automation to design, build, test, and install a wide belt conveyor system solution to solve their manual handling of moulds problem. Plastic Omnium is a global company whilst remaining an independent family-owned business, who are committed to delivering first-class products in the fast-moving and ever-changing automotive […]

Delivery Specialist Increases Returns Capacity By 50% at National Distribution Hub

Hermes and LAC Conveyors & Automation have had a successful partnership over the last few years, giving Hermes assurance that LAC could deliver on a state-of-the-art return automation conveyor system. Hermes’ investment in LAC’s return automation conveyor system has already processed more than 6 million parcels in just a few months, thanks to the system’s […]

Punch System Success for Leading Global Automotive Component Supplier

International Automotive Components (IAC) was excited by the punch system LAC proposed and with a strong track record of finesse completed projects, IAC was confident LAC were the team to deliver this innovative automation solution. “This servo-driven, punch and die tooling approach meant that the desired complex profile to be cut within the parts ensured […]

Mobile Line Shaft Conveyor Increases Parcel Carriers Efficiency

LAC has seen an extraordinary response from the logistics industry for its mobile line shaft conveyor with major parcel carriers such as Hermes, DPD, and DHL placing orders to bolster their increased business. Multiple parcel carriers use mobile line shaft conveyors within the depot network including DPD, Hermes, Yodel, Parcelforce, and DHL. Therefore, it was […]

Cross Belt Sorter Improves International Couriers Lead Time

LAC Conveyors and Automation working closely with long-standing partner Interroll have installed a full turnkey cross belt sorter system at a UK sorting facility of a leading courier provider, Skynet Worldwide Express. The vertical cross belt sorter can achieve sorting rates of 4,000 parcels per hour. Established in 1972, Skynet Worldwide Express has grown to […]

Roller and Belt Conveyor System Solves Logistic Problems

An international parcel delivery business turned to LAC to help solve their latest problem, after having successfully provided several roller and belt conveyor systems for other major international parcel delivery companies. Why a roller and belt conveyor system? The carrier had been experiencing an increase in traffic of out of gauge parcels sometimes referred to […]

Conveyor System Solutions Provide Resolution for Parcel Handling Problems

With a vast array of conveyor system solutions at hand, LAC Conveyors & Automation are able to provide resolutions for all types of parcel handling conundrums. Why choose LAC Conveyors & Automation for your conveyor system solutions? By engaging with the client at the earliest stage possible our highly experienced sales team are able to […]

Powered Roller Conveyors Provide Solution For Distribution And Wholesale Leader

An industry leader in distribution and wholesale for automotive, maintenance and accessories and retail introduces powered roller conveyors for products of all sizes, shapes and weights. The products are picked from storage on either one of three floors and are required to be delivered to the ground floor packing and despatch area. Client profile The […]

LAC Deliver a Successful Punch in Automotive Automation

LAC impressed a Major Tier 1 Automotive Supplier working in collaboration with FSG Tool & Die, by producing an automotive automation bespoke interior trim punching machine. The machine delivers a clean and precise cut, that doesn’t mark and guarantees a repeatable performance. Motor vehicle manufacturers constantly refine and develop their product range this produces a […]

Automation System Provides A Semi-Automated, Luxury Car Door Lever Bowl Assembly Unit

The automation system is used to build and check for correct assembly of an automotive car door lever bowl unit to 100% accuracy. A major tier 1 supplier of automotive parts was thrilled with the new automation system that allowed Various parts are loaded by an operator and the machine checks colour, surface finish, correct […]

Even “Uglies” Get Looked After At Hermes with a Carousel Conveyor Belt System

Hermes had a requirement for a carousel conveyor belt system that could handle bulky items and deal with increased throughput at its hub in Rugby. Thanks to the existing relationship between the two, Hermes was sure LAC Conveyors & Automation were the right people to get the task done. Why was a carousel conveyor belt […]

Flat Pack Gets A Lift with an LAC Pallet Handling System

LAC Conveyors & Automation have recently completed an innovative project which involved designing, building, and installing a pallet handling system. This system used modular belting to move the pallets of product. The same system was configured to return the empty pallets and any waste materials. By utilising LAC’S modular range of conveyors the system can […]

Parcel Conveying System Increases Throughput by 25%

LAC Conveyors & Automation were approached by Hermes, the parcel delivery company, to supply a parcel conveying system that could be integrated with an existing system and increase throughput. Introduction Hermes has grown rapidly over recent years and the myHermes brand has increased its operations and reach since its start-up in 2009. With many years […]

Manual Clip Insert Automated For Major Automotive Supplier

A Major Tier 1 Automotive Supplier wanted to remove from its manufacturing procedure the potential for a repetitive strain injury (RSI) occurring during one of their manual processes which required inserting clips onto multiple tabs for a vehicle armrest. They approached LAC Conveyors & Automation to develop a solution for clip automation. Introduction The customer […]