Logistics platform

The handling, storage and processing of appreciable volumes of goods call for the availability of appropriate structures, leading-edge technologies and advanced organisational skills, as necessary to be able to coordinate complex flows.

BCUBE manages complete logistics platforms with end-to-end solutions, with the aim to rationalise the logistics chain of its customers, organising the transport network strategically, and managing all goods storage, processing, shipment and distribution activities.

Goods traceability is guaranteed at each and every stage of the logistics chain through the adoption of innovative technological solutions and proprietary IT systems integrated with the ICT environments of suppliers and customers.

Logistics platform in figures

340.000
ITEMS MANAGED/YEAR
4500000
TONS SHIPPED/YEAR

BCUBE works with logistics platforms and intermodal centres where it manages every stage of the logistics chain and the inbound/outbound processes of the goods handled.

To its customers, BCUBE supplies logistics solutions for the management of Finished Goods, Part-by-Part (PBP), Completely Knocked-Down (CKD), and Import & Export flows.

BCUBE’s activities range from small warehousing operations for individual customers to the management of complete multiple customer logistics platforms, using automated, refrigerated, temperature-controlled, customs and fiscal warehouses.

The logistics platforms owned by BCUBE are also fitted with specific systems and equipment to subject the products handled to transformation processes, which may consist of veritable manufacturing processes, such as sandblasting, painting, welding and mechanical assembly, or goods preparation and packaging.

Our services

MANAGEMENT OF Inbound/Outbound FLOWS

MANAGEMENT OF Inbound/Outbound FLOWS

Physical and accounting receipt of incoming goods, which are verified and stored (inbound flows), subsequent order collection and shipment planning (outbound flows).

The entire logistics flow is managed according to the end-to-end approach, with the aim to minimise movements in the warehouse and maximise the productivity of resources, so as to generate economic benefits for the customer.

temperature-controlled warehouse management

temperature-controlled warehouse management

Management of fresh and perishable goods, ensuring appropriate storage conditions along each and every stage of the logistics chain.

BCUBE relies on a dedicated network of infrastructures and vehicles with technical characteristics designed to guarantee that each type of goods is preserved according to its specific requirements; to this end, all environmental factors (e.g., humidity and temperature) are monitored continuously to make sure they remain in the desired range.

Import / export management

Import / export management

Logistics solutions for the physical and administrative management of customs warehouses.

BCUBE provides incoming goods receipt, physical control, storage and inventory services, and takes care of all correlated administrative tasks: document management, reporting, accounting for taxation purposes.

InventORIES

InventORIES

Inventory management in accordance with meticulous procedures to reconcile physical and book inventories.

The procedures used are chosen as a function of the various inventory management methods: rotation, annual, partial or total.

QUARANTINE AREA MANAGEMENT

QUARANTINE AREA MANAGEMENT

Management of specific areas reserved for the handling and storage of goods that have to be protected from contact with external contaminants.

Besides adopting strict cleaning and control procedures for the storage areas, the materials and, in general, anything that may come in contact with the goods and contaminate them with external micro-elements, BCUBE manages the administrative tasks, including the reporting and cataloguing of non-conforming items.

MANAGEMENT OF Part-by-Part AND Completely Knocked-Down FLOWS

MANAGEMENT OF Part-by-Part AND Completely Knocked-Down FLOWS

Optimal logistics solutions for the management of Completely Knocked-Down & Part-by-Part flows, whose ultimate goal is a fully assembled finished product.

Our services include collecting the components from the suppliers, consolidating the components at a platform, whether operated by a customer or by the company, packaging, storage and shipment.

The management of CKD (Completely Knocked Down) flows has been one of BCUBE’s primary activities of the in the automotive field for over 40 years, and it also relies on the significant international presence of the Group and its capacity to manage intermodal transport operations.

BCUBE develops ever-new packaging solutions designed to obtain storage units optimised for the different transport modes.

The entire process is managed by the IT system of the Group supplemented by the systems of suppliers and customers.

MANAGEMENT OF FINISHED PRODUCTS

MANAGEMENT OF FINISHED PRODUCTS

Logistics solutions for the management of finished products: receipt, storage, collection, order preparation and shipment to the end customer.

BCUBE undertakes to manage the finished products of its customers with the utmost care and to prepare and fill orders with accuracy and in a timely manner.

Transit point

Transit point

We carry out Cross Docking activities for retail distribution, with direct supply service to the outlets of Large Scale Retail channels.

MANAGEMENT OF GOODS ON CONSIGNMENT

MANAGEMENT OF GOODS ON CONSIGNMENT

Direct management of stocks on behalf of the customer, providing logistics and financial support resulting in reduced management costs and tied up capital. Moreover, BCUBE supports its customers in all inventory planning and procurement activities.

REVERSE LogisticS

REVERSE LogisticS

Logistics solutions for the planning, implementation and return flow control for defective and end-of-life products and materials. BCUBE handles all reverse logistics activities, including the collection, repair or disposal, and replacement of materials and products returned or damaged.

yard management

yard management

Logistics services for automotive sector finished product storage and handling.

The car compound management service offered by BCUBE includes taking over the vehicles and performing the relative visual examination, inventory upkeep through systematic checks and maintenance operations, the preparation of shipments by car by or train, computerised inventory management and RFID tracked shipments.

SaNDBLASTING, PAINTING, WELDING

SaNDBLASTING, PAINTING, WELDING

High added value industrial processes, such as mechanical part sandblasting, painting and welding.

BCUBE offers its customer seamless integration into their manufacturing activities, performing such processes with the aim to maximise the efficiency of the entire production chain.

Since such processes are perfectly integrated into the production chain, it is essential to ensure dependability, continuity of service and high quality standards.

IRONING AND CONDITIONING SERVICES

IRONING AND CONDITIONING SERVICES

High value added services for the fashion industry, such as ironing and conditioning, to prepare and give finished form to the products. These operations are perfectly integrated into the logistics flow, making for improved efficiency of the entire production chain.

BCUBE’s activities blend seamlessly into the production processes of its customers and hence are indispensable to ensure reliability, service continuity and high quality standards.

QUALITY CONTROL

QUALITY CONTROL

Quality checks and tests are performed on materials and products at each stage of the logistics chain, from incoming goods reception, to assess the suitability of the items stored, to the order filling stage, to ensure compliance with the quality standards required by end customers.

Quality checks are performed according to standard operating procedures (SOP) and reliable working instructions (WI) with a view to minimising operational errors and offer timely and qualitatively impeccable professional services.