Wooden stacker crane: automated storage of long products

Stacker crane for long products

ALFI Technologies designs, manufactures and installs automated storage solutions for long (up to 13 meters) and bulky products. These systems include flexible and high performance stacker cranes.

Orders are optimized and pre-packaged to facilitate storage and shipping. Depending on the type of products to be shipped, alerts are set up to minimize the movement of large building materials.

ALFI Technologies, pioneer in the installation of wood storage facilities

Discover Europe’s first automated logistics center dedicated to wood, presented by ALFI Technologies, your expert in intralogistics solutions. Take a journey to the heart of our solution, which is revolutionizing warehousing and order picking in the timber industry.

About the installation :

  • Wood storage space: 18,000 m³.
  • 3 x 19 m long XXL stacker cranes
  • Technical prowess in automation
  • Order picking optimization

Why choosing an ALFI Technologies’ stacker crane ?


All products are available at any time


Reduction of the number of moving forklifts


Storage function in waiting times


Suitable for multi-reference storage management

Large capacity stacker crane for CHAUSSON MATÉRIAUX

This stacker crane can handle trays that are 3 or 6 meters long, and can therefore carry different types of materials. Its speed is 2.5 meters per second in translation and 1.5 meters per second in lifting. This guaranteesa cycle every 3 minutes at the picking stations.

The stacker crane is controlled by a simplified computer system (WMS) which allows the management of the storage and retrieval of products. It also enables the printing of barcode labels, which are read by handhelds to optimally integrate the products into the system.

CHAUSSON MATERIAUX has entrusted ALFI Technologies with the realization of this extraordinary equipment. This solution optimizes the storage space while guaranteeing an increased safety for operators.