Information logistics

Information Logistics secures the provision and exchange of all relevant information within the supply chain with all involved parties (customer / supplier / service provider).

Ensuring smooth and efficient process control is an essential part of our work.

It is all about:

– the correct information
– at the right time
– in the right format and quality
– for the right recipient
– at the right place

Hövelmann Logistik uses 3 systems:

Shipping software

• Shipment scheduling
• Vehicle operation plan
• Monitoring / controlling / statistics
• Workforce management
• Freight optimization
• Freight simulation
• Forwarding quotation
• Loading management
• Damage management
• DMS – Document Management System

Trimble telematic system

The entire truck fleet of Hövelmann Logistik is equipped with this telematic system.

The features in detail:

• Positioning
• Communication
• Navigation
• Monitoring of operating times
• Reduction of fuel consumption
• Evaluations

Based on this data, our driving instructors analyze individual training needs. The drivers are trained according to specific needs in economic and ecologically correct driving.

WMS (Warehouse - Management – System)

To guarantee the smooth running of our warehouse and contract logistics operations, we use a multi-site, flexible


warehouse management system with the following functions:

• Goods receipt and admission to warehouse
• Receipt of incoming goods advice notes
• Receipt of incoming goods (PC workstation)
• Receipts of incoming goods (mobile, radio terminal)
• Storage (document / radio)
• Cross docking (document / radio)
• Traceability of all goods receipts

Warehouse optimization

• Warehouse reorganization (relocation orders manually)
• Warehouse reorganization (ABC)
• Warehouse reorganization (compacting)
• Perform relocation (document / radio)
• Automatic replenishment (real time)
• Shut-off automatic (batch)

Order processing

• Picking single items
• Picking: multi-order, optimized routes, etc.

Packing, shipping and loading

• Goods receipt, loading (document issuing)
• Retraceability based on SSCC
• Traceability of all outgoing goods

Data management

• Traceability of all incoming and outgoing goods
• Delivery order documentation
• Delivery order management
• Customer master and address management
• Item master management


Key Performance Indicators (reports)
• Personnel evaluations (reports)
• Serial number management
• Batch management
• Label printing
• Data exchange with transport service providers


• Inventory control and implementation (document / radio)
• Inventory comparison with customers in real time
• Inventory documentation