MISUMI, a global manufacturer and leading provider of mechanical components and indirect materials for special machine construction and assembly automation, has commissioned SSI Schaefer to implement a new logistics center in Frankfurt/Main. Until the beginning of 2020, the distribution center with a capacity for 450,000 items on more than 10,000 m2 of storage area will be built in several stages. Core elements of the system are an automated shuttle warehouse, a four-storied rack system, ergonomic work stations connected via a conveying system and the logistics software WAMAS®.READ MORE
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In the digital age, the world of logistics is constantly and rapidly changing. It is becoming more and more of a challenge to stay on top of the latest developments and the relevance for company logistics.
High-value products, complete and traceable documentation, along with a complex operational framework place high demands on the intralogistics of manufacturing and distribution in both healthcare and cosmetics industries. Compliance guarantees essential patient safety and can make the decisive advantage in competitive markets.
SSI SCHAEFER is firmly committed to safety by providing complete documentation of prescription drugs throughout the entire warehouse.
At the LogiMAT trade fair 2019, EKATO commissioned SSI Schaefer to restructure its warehousing and intralogistics processes at its headquarters in Schopfheim, Germany.READ MORE
In the new Austrian central warehouse of the electrical wholesaler Sonepar, optimally customized steelworks, automation by means of a conveying system and intelligent material flow control by SSI SCHAEFER ensure maximum availability, fast made-to-order production with zero-error picking and a high service level.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
The drugstore chain Rossmann commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to automate their central warehouse in their Polish subsidiary in Łódź. In addition to installing a custom-fit pallet and bin conveying system, implementing 84 ergonomic work station systems and the logistics software WAMAS®, SSI SCHAEFER will equip a 10-aisle miniload with more than 100,000 bin storage locations operated by SCHAEFER Miniload Cranes (SMC).READ MORE
The drugstore chain dm has set up a closed container returnable cycle using plastic bins from SSI Schaefer’s containers product line. The rugged bins are used for storage, order picking, and transport and open numerous advantages and potential savings for dm. Regular orders of up to 60,000 containers per year mean that dm can continuously expand the system. SSI Schaefer has, over the course of several decades, proven to be a competent and reliable implementation partner for dm.READ MORE
SSI SCHAEFER implements a highly automated picking and shipping system for SANICARE, one of Germany's largest mail-order pharmacies. The new system handles more than half of the picking processes automatically. With a processing time of 20 minutes per parcel, up to 10,000 shipments leave the logistics center every day.READ MORE
The Swedish company Lyko Group AB, a leading omni-channel specialist for haircare and beauty products in the Northern countries, trusts the general contractor SSI SCHAEFER with the realization of their new automated distribution center in Vansbro, Sweden. The turnkey project includes the high-performance shuttle system Cuby, ergonomic work stations and the logistics software WAMAS®.READ MORE
Quo vadis, AI? The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) is omnipresent and plays a key role – both in business and private environments. The euphoria in society quickly gives the impression that the technology is already well developed.READ MORE
The Maintenance 4.0 for Intralogistics concept for condition monitoring and semi-automatic maintenance was developed by SSI SCHAEFER in partnership with Schaeffler. Now, the solution is among the winners of LOGISTRA magazine’s “LOGISTRA Best Practice: 2018 Innovations” Readers’ Choice Awards. The accolade underscores the inventive and future-proof design.READ MORE
In August 2018 SSI SCHAEFER has announced its investment in DS AUTOMOTION. With the world’s leading manufacturer of highly dynamic Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), the intralogistics expert intends to integrate flexible and reliable systems from Austria into holistic logistics solutions and further advance technologies long-term.READ MORE