Service & logistics

The company Werner & Mertz Service & Logistics (S&L) is responsible for the storage and distribution of the high quality branded products of the parent company Werner & Mertz GmbH.

Within the company’s modern, compact plant, logistically short distances at high levels of transport performance are possible. Production facilities, high-bay warehouse, picking and shipping buildings are completely integrated on the Mainz plant premises.

A fully automated conveyor system links production with the warehouse and with the picking and shipping areas. The fully automated high-bay warehouse has a height of 30 metres, is 2,300 square metres in size and has around 18,000 pallet spaces. The fully planted green roof of the high-bay warehouse reflects the company's all-encompassing environmental philosophy.

Since 2012 S&L has been another company in the Werner & Mertz Group that is certified according to EMAS. EMAS is considered the most demanding and high-quality environmental management system currently on the market. Through the voluntary certification, carried out annually by an independent auditor, the numerous environmental activities of S&L are bundled at an acknowledged high standard. The EMAS certification thus applies to the entire Werner & Mertz company in Mainz.

The total annual emissions of greenhouse gases are one of the six EMAS core indicators. Here, S&L can score extra points: for some years now the company has been using a proprietary calculation model that balances the CO2 emissions in the finished goods logistics and identifies opportunities for improvement. After first Mainz was thoroughly analysed, meanwhile Hallein in Austria as well as the distribution in Spain and Belgium are also included. The goal is pan-European consideration and optimisation of the logistics of Werner & Mertz.