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 2/2/2011 

 Yamato Transport awards Fives Cinetic the contract for the realization of its major sorting center 

 

Yamato Transport Co. Ltd. is beginning the construction of a new 6-level distribution building with a total floor space of about 170,000 square quare meters adjacent to Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Within this large project, Fives Cinetic has been awarded a contract for the automation of the terminal.

 

The system designed by Fives Cinetic provides a sorting capacity of 66,000 items/h, includes 3 SBIR MD-W Cross Belt sorters and 6 Slide sorters, and presents a high level of flexibility in adapting the operation to the time slots and according to the material volumes, by minimizing the time needed to distribute the items to more than 200 destinations.

The logistics hub will be completed by November 2012 and will play a big role in the development of the Yamato Group.

 

Yamato Transport - Fives Cinetic

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