About our JV Partners - M/s Efacec:
The Efacec group was set up approximately 60 years ago and is based in the city of Oporto, which is the commercial capital of Portugal. They are leaders in various fields such as:
Their manpower strength is approximately 2,500, and their group turnover is approximately 240 million Euros (i.e. approximately Rs. 1,350 crores).
The ratio of sales is: 70 per cent domestic and 30 per cent export (largely to Europe and Asia).
The business we are in:
Godrej Efacec is in the business of Automated Warehousing Solutions.
This range of solutions are commonly called Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, which broadly consist of three components.
a) Fixed Path Material Handling Equipment (as
We design, fabricate, install and commission various types of “Fixed Path” Material Handling Equipment such as:
and “integrate” them with a High Bay Storage System and comprehensive Warehouse Management Software (WMS).
The industry need that we address:
The challenge faced by most organisations in today’s competitive environment calls for optimization and re-engineering of their entire operations, including Operational Efficiency and Cost Optimization.
Improving efficiency, enhancing agility and flexibility of “internal logistics” have assumed paramount importance. Throughput or the speed with which one can meet customers’ orders has become one of the most important differentiators.
AS/RS play a very important role in achieving this need/objective with minimal manual intervention.
Benefits to the customer:
It improves the organisation’s competitive advantage and profitability by ensuring:
Realisation of the benefits of a warehousing solution depends on how well it is implemented. This is where our customers derive maximum benefit from our expertise.
Our Design team, with its functional and technical knowledge and competence, develops solutions that are tailored to meet specific customer requirements. The focus of these solutions is always on economic viability and faster return on investments.
Single window solutions provider:
We are a trusted partner of our customer at every stage, i.e. from consultation, conceptualisation and planning, through implementation, to servicing.
Local presence backed by international experience:
Godrej Efacec offers the best of both worlds, i.e. technology from Efacec, which is one of the best in the world, as well as tropicalisation to suit the Indian working environment. Further, with more than 90 per cent indigenisation, this world-class technology is made available at a much reduced price as compared to the imported options.
Our R&D effort, coupled with support from our European partners, gives our customers the leading edge technology to enhance their competitiveness and profits.
Support and service:
Our customers recognise and appreciate the
speed and quality of our service and have opted for our Annual Maintenance
contracts to ensure smooth and breakdown-free operations.
As the only Indian company with the domain knowledge, experience and track record of commercially implementing world-class, intelligent and fully Automated Warehousing Systems, Godrej Efacec has proved to be an ideal partner and solutions provider to Indian industry.