Facts and figures

The Ferdinand Gross company:

  • Founding of the company: 1864
  • Domestic and foreign subsidiaries in:
    • Leinfelden-Echterdingen (headquarters)
    • Dresden
    • Tatabánya (H)
    • Wrocław (PL)
    • Prague (CZ)
    • Arad (RO)
  • a total of 250 employees
  • 15,000 customers
  • Sales: about 80 million Euros per year

Our C-parts management:

  • Over 1,000 kanban customers in Europe, with over 1,500 warehouse locations managed
  • Sales share: over 75 percent of total sales
  • More than 750,000 containers in use

Our logistics:

  • 98 percent supply readiness – you can rely on us
  • A total of 120,000 lower shelf spaces and 20,000 pallet spaces.
  • 100,000 standard parts, 25,000 customer-specific parts, and 11,000 tools always in stock.
    10,000 customer drawings are managed at Ferdinand Gross
  • 6,000 sales line items per day in outgoing goods
  • 50 tons each of incoming and outgoing goods every day
  • Handling capacity: over 1,000 picks per hour
  • Dimensions of the container warehouse: 12 meter shelf height with 30 levels, 31 meters shelf length, 19 meters shelf width
  • Multishuttle roaming: 5 corridors with 20 shuttles, 600 double cycles per hour
  • Multishuttle captive: top 12 levels in a corridor, 12 shuttles, 600 double cycles per hour
  • Up to 4-layer-deep arrangement of containers possible

Our quality management:

  • Testing options:
    • Hardness testing to Rockwell, Brinell, and Vickers standards
    • Length measuring device with a range of 0-60 mm
    • Rough depth measurement
    • Profile projection
    • Layer thickness measurement for FeZn, FeNi, FeCuNi
    • Conventional testing equipment
  • Goods receiving testing:
    • Standard parts: Identity check
    • Drawing parts: According to criteria specifically agreed on with the customer
  • Initial sample:
    • VDA or PPAP according to stage or level, including entry in the IMDS