Postal Logistics Turn to Alfacon Solutions for Sorting Conveyor Solutions
Alfacon Solutions provides postal processing and sorting solutions for postal logistics providers, ranging from regional logistics service providers to large global postal shipping corporations. According to CEO, John Murdoch, “Post and parcel solutions must include reliable movement, sorting, weighing, and tracking to deliver dependable, high-speed and accurate throughput. This fast-moving sector is high volume, high speed, and efficiency is non-negotiable.”
Rarely does one-size-fit-all apply to an effective material handling solution. At Alfacon Solutions each postal system is developed through a non-biased, data driven, industrial engineering approach. This lean manufacturing approach ensures process improvement, engineering experience, and expertise designing high performance solutions is a best-practice. With hundreds of successful implementations operating in low to high volume postal processing operations around world, this experience proves vital for customers expanding their omni-channel operations. At the core of each solution is the system design and layout configuration including robust convey and sort technology engineered for the rigorous demands of postal sorting applications.
Murdoch noted that postal sortation may include sliding shoe sorters offering reliable high-speed postal sorting, ideal for a variety of product sizes and shapes such as soft packs, polybags, and corrugated boxes. A wide range of conveyors are available for postal and postal distribution; flexible solutions handle inconsistent shapes and sizes, and increase speed and accuracy for weighing, tracking, and delivery. Postal solutions must address unit sortation, frequently accomplished with tilt-tray and cross-belt sorters for high-capacity, high-speed post and postal sorting environments.
Founded in 1983, Alfacon Solutions (www.alfaconsolutions.com) is a leading case and pallet conveyor handling systems company operating from an 80,000-square foot facility in Orangeville, Ontario, Canada. Based in lean manufacturing principles, including best-practice value stream mapping and continuous improvement, the Alfacon team designs, engineers, manufactures, and installs complete material handling solutions.
CEO John Murdoch is proud of the company’s hands-on approach when analyzing clients’ challenges and developing solutions based on experience and innovation. The combination of standard and custom engineered components enables Alfacon to create unique material handling solutions tailored to each client; this engineered-to-order (ETO) differentiator distinguishes the company as one of the leading material handling manufacturers in North America. Alfacon provides services to its customer base in the courier, retail, manufacturing, and industrial sectors. The company is a proud member of MHI.
The core values of Alfacon Solutions ensure a customer-centric approach to every project and drives the entire team to consistently deliver exceptional results. From experience, passion, and integrity to commitment, innovation, and on-time delivery dependability, Alfacon Solutions anticipates double digit growth year over year for the next decade. Follow on Twitter @AlfaconSolution.