South African Distribution Hub

Facility Specs

Total space: 6,100 m2

Warehouse space: 4,000 m2

Products in stock: 2,131

Cutting stations: 5 with a max capability of 7 tonnes

Receiving bays: 3

Dispatch bays: 3

Logistics Centre

Cable industry logistics redefined

HELUKABEL® operates Europe's largest state-of-the-art distribution centre for cables and wires. The majority of our 33,000+ products are stocked at our Hemmingen warehouse near Stuttgart / Germany.

Employing a just-in-time strategy, cutting-edge material handling and control technology are used to process thousands of orders from more than 40,000 pallet storage locations. In addition, our fully-automated, small-parts warehouse increases our ability to complete orders as fast as possible for our customers throughout the world.

Facts and figures

Euro-pallet warehouse

  • 40,500 pallet storage locations
  • 16 aisles with 16 storage-and-retrieval units
  • Cable reels up to max. 1,500 kg and max. 1.40 m diameter
  • Material handling systems linked directly to the cutting machines

Heavy-load warehouse

  • 670 storage locations
  • 1 aisle with 1 storage-and-retrieval unit
  • Cable reels up to max. 4,000 kg and max. 2.20 m diameter
  • Materials handling systems linked directly to the cutting machines

Automated small-parts warehouse

  • 35,900 bin locations
  • 6 aisles with 6 storage-and-retrieval units each with 2 load handling devices
  • Output: 1,000 bins per hour

HELUKABEL expands its logistics centre

With a new building costing €33 million, HELUKABEL® is doubling the warehousing capacities at its headquarters in Hemmingen (near Stuttgart), setting the course for continued growth.

AEO certificate

HELUKABEL® has the AEO-F certificate from the Stuttgart main customs office, making it an official "Authorized Economic Operator".

Known Forwarder

HELUKABEL® is certified by the Federal Office of Civil Aeronautics as a “known forwarder”. Read what this means for our customers.