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SSI SCHAEFER Launches Intralogistics Future with 5G Technology

With the integration of the new mobile communications standard 5G at the in-house Technology Center in Giebelstadt, SSI SCHAEFER is setting new standards and is underlining their claim to shape the future of intralogistics as technology and innovation leader. For future customer projects based on 5G technology, this means seamless roaming, highest connectivity and optimized value-added processes. This paves the way for company-wide networking on a uniform platform along the whole supply chain.

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 Dr. Martin Böhmer, VP Global Technology

Dr. Martin Böhmer new VP Global Technology at SSI SCHAEFER

On April 1, 2022, Dr.-Ing. Martin Böhmer was made responsible for the worldwide innovation and technology management of the SSI SCHAEFER Group as Vice President Global Technology.

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logistics solutions LogiMAT

LogiMAT 2022

In the age of e-commerce with maximum customer orientation and many services, order structures and throughput times in intralogistics have changed drastically. In order to transfer these multi-layered requirements into efficient logistics structures, companies need flexible logistics systems that work together in a perfect network, and these need to be controlled in transparent processes by powerful logistics software. SSI SCHAEFER covers this complex range and at LogiMAT 2022, it will present how its customers achieve a competitive advantage with future-proof intralogistics. Steffen Bersch, CEO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group: "As a leading solution provider in the market, we aim to create value for our customers with innovative products, outstanding project work and in a trusting partnership that leads them safely into the intralogistics future."

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Mats Tornard, Coop Sweden

From manual to one of the largest automated distribution centers

In October 2020, Coop, one of the leading food retailers in Sweden, and SSI SCHAEFER, one of the world’s leading providers of intralogistics products and systems, announced the starting point of their long-term collaboration. In a conversation with Mats Tornard, Project Manager of Strategic Supply Chain at Coop, he talks about the project, its current state, and Coop’s goals for the future. Mats Tornard recapped the story of how and why Coop decided to go from a fully manual warehouse to one of the largest automated distribution centers in the world.

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Flat Pack Picking

Modern Order Fulfillment for the Furniture Industry: Flat pack Picking

The scalable flat pack picking solution from SSI SCHAEFER is designed for fully automatic, efficient picking of heavy and bulky goods with gantry robots.

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SSI SCHAEFER extends logistics center of fashion company Carhartt WIP

As general contractor for intralogistics, SSI SCHAEFER provides a new logistics building for Work in Progress Textilhandels GmbH (Carhartt WIP), including a Cuby shuttle system, a compact bin and carton conveying system as well as picking locations with sequencing tower. Furthermore, the existing automated shipping buffer will be extended and connected to the new system technology.

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SSI Schaefer Appoints New Managing Director In India

Following a new office opening in Thane, Maharashtra this year, the material handling system expert continues to build on its strategy of providing the most reliable and accessible warehouse logistics solutions to the market. SSI Schaefer has appointed a new managing director with a proven track record to drive the company’s growth and direction in India.

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Flat Pack Picking - Copyright Inter IKEA Systems B.V. 2021

Intelligent and efficient robotics solution nominated for IFOY Award 2022

Flat Pack Picking is a unique, automated turnkey system solution, from a single source. The concept, developed by SSI SCHAEFER in partnership with Inter IKEA Intralogistics, IKEA Purchasing Services GmbH, has been successfully trailed in Germany and is now nominated for this year´s IFOY Award (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year Award).

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Middle East's First Automated Pharmaceutical DC Facility in Saudi Arabia

Middle East's First Automated Pharmaceutical DC Facility in Saudi Arabia

SAUDI ARABIA, 16 March 2022 -- SSI SCHAEFER, the world’s leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions, in cooperation with Nahdi Medical Company, the Kingdom’s largest pharmaceutical retail chain, announced the implementation of the country’s first world-class pharmaceutical system in March 2022. In the heart of Jeddah’s industrial zone, the new facility significantly increases the country's logistics capacity and preparedness for safe and reliable pharmaceutical distribution.

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Moving on: Automated logistics solution for Schou

Moving on: Automated logistics solution for Schou

Schou, the largest Scandinavian retailer of non-food items, has commissioned SSI SCHAEFER as a general contractor for their new automated logistics center in Kolding, Denmark. The company’s business is B2B selling to the majority of Nordic retail chains and foreign retail customers.

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Piece Picking Robot

Optimized piece picking solution by SSI SCHAEFER won Best of Industry Award 2021

The Best of Industry Award rewards innovations in industry. The piece picking solution by SSI SCHAEFER convinced with maximum process reliability and high performance in an online voting for the Best of Industry Award in the category „Betriebstechnik & Materiafluss (industrial engineering & material flow)“.

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Harald Rackel, Steffen Bersch, Bruno Krauss

Significant increases in order intake and revenue in fiscal year 2021

Neunkirchen/Siegerland, Germany February 28, 2022– The SSI SCHAEFER Group, a leading international provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions with almost 10,000 employees, significantly increased its order intake and sales revenue in fiscal year 2021 based on preliminary figures. The strong performance in new business was driven by all four business units: Logistics Solutions, Products & Equipment, Customer Services, and Waste & Packaging. At just under EUR 2 billion, order intake was 17.5% higher than the previous year.

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Fully automated high-bay warehouse at Einhell

Cutting-edge system technology for efficient order processing at Einhell

In Landau a. d. Isar in Germany, Einhell's new flagship logistics center was officially put into operation on November 12, 2021. The impressive, fully automated 43 meter high high-bay warehouse and was realized by SSI SCHAEFER as general contractor for the entire intralogistics. With the new distribution center, the leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art tools for home and garden has created the necessary conditions to handle the accelorating increasing number of orders in the long term in a sustainable, efficient, and fast way.

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Steffen Bersch, CEO SSI SCHAEFER Group

Steffen Bersch takes over as a chairman

Steffen Bersch, CEO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions, was elected as the new Chairman of the VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association, which has over 240 member companies, on February 01, 2022. He succeeds Gordon Riske, former CEO of KION Group AG.

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Automated Guided Vehicles at SSI Schaefer

Shared Material Handling and AGV Expertise

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are not new, but, in times of growing complexity and uncertainty, they are an increasingly sought-after game changer for making processes more flexible, reducing dependencies, and cutting costs through optimized processes and increased efficiency. With its "Driverless Solutions" product line, SSI SCHAEFER meets this increased demand through optimally integrated solutions that can be implemented quickly while at the same time accommodating individual customer requirements. The know-how for these solutions comes from AGV specialist DS Automotion.

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