Request originates from a fast-growing Belgian company that invented a fully automated outdoor locker system. The concept will be rolled out throughout different European as well as non-european countries. This system is patented.
The request is to find a manufacturer of high quality steel lockers which will be used in larger units. Main advantage is storing of goods on events or beaches. The company is looking for a long-term partnership.
The request from the Belgian Provider of temporarely storage solutions with added value towards customers and cities, is related to find a manufacturer of steel lockers. The lockers need to be size H1800*W600mm*T450mm with galvanized doors. These lockers will be placed in larger container units to temporarely store your belongings in.
Wherever these lockers are installed, you can safely, commute, swim, ski or do any other sport or leisure activity, carefree. The system allows you to access your purchased or acquired locker all day long and enjoy a high speed WIFI in the vicinity of the unit.
The search is to find a professional manufacturing company that can provide them with these lockers and can take over the complete production for the Belgian company. Design sheets are available and the lockers are already in production, but the company is looking for a new manufacturing partner that would take over the entire production.
- Type of partner sought: The manufacturer would need a proven track record of manufacturing of high quality steel products in its own manufacturing plant.
The company is looking for a partner with the capabilities to optimize current design and prepare suggestions for price reduction exercises if volume starts to increase.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: The Belgian company is looking for a manufacturing partner that can provide lockers, that will be built into lager units. The design sheets of the lockers are prepared and the POC is live. The lockers should be transported by the partner to Belgium. In Belgium the lockers will be assembled into larger container units by the Belgian company.
The manufacturer would need a proven track record of manufacturing of high quality steel products in its own manufacturing plant. The company is looking for a partner with the capabilities to optimize current design and prepare suggestions for price reduction exercises if volume starts to increase.
A part of components will be delivered from Belgium (locks). The communication language would preferably be English.
The company wants to engage in a long-term agreement. The business can be enlarged with supplementary devices. The volumes are increasing by 50% each year and the company expects to expand to America. Preferably the manufacturer should help set up similar production entities in America.
The unit of steel lockers is custom made of high grade materials, controlled by user friendly software and powered by green energy. The main advantage for the users is not only temporarely storage of goods on specific locations but also the presence of high-tech solutions like WIFI and chargers for smartphones. All units can be placed off-grid and contain payment terminals for easy rent of lockers. Moreover via internet lockers can be reserved beforehand and can be used easily also as drop-off point for courriers or postal companies.
These lockers can be incorporated into the smart city concept which will be tested in Belgium the following months.
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