Package & Parcel Distribution Company

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In early 2021, Century Conveyor and Lafayette Engineering was approached by an upcoming industry leader with the request of providing a new system for meet their expanding east coast growth.

The goal was to enable the facility to be capable of processing up to 260K cartons per day, including polybags. Century and LEI designed and fulfilled this request. We partnered with Eurosort for Polybags and Hytrol Conveyor for Cartons.

Together with our partners, we implemented and created a seamless flow of products from receiving, capturing weights, dimensions, and barcodes, to outbound destinations. For seamless sortation, our in-house designed LMS Magnetic Divert Switch was implemented in the system – allowing faster response speeds on the Outbound Sorters.

Our ConveyorWorks software team worked with the customer’s WMS to provide a custom solution supporting their on-demand technology requirements to track each package and ensuring that each Carton and Polybag successfully reaching the correct outbound destination, ensuring an on-time delivery to their customers.

In an amazing feat, this facility opened in time for peak season and boasted an output of 266K cartons per day within the first month of becoming fully operational. Since then, this facility has continued to achieve record production numbers, surpassing the original goals and expectations. Century Conveyor and Lafayette Engineering are honored to cultivate growth with this customer and assist with them additional facilities across the U.S.


  • Enable both carton and polybag handling and sortation
  • Integrate high-throughput processing exceeding 260k cartons per day
  • Interface conveyor system with WMS for expanded tracking and data collection

System Specifications

  • Engineering and Integration: Century Conveyor Systems and Lafayette Engineering
  • Conveyor Equipment: Hytrol, FMH, Eurosort, Stewart Glapat
  • Software and Controls: Lafayette Engineering and Century Conveyor Systems

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