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Produktivität mehr als verdoppelt mit Automationslösung von SSI SCHÄFER

Bei der Erweiterung seines europäischen Distributionszentrums setzt Haustier-Versorger Fressnapf auf ein nachhaltiges Anlagenkonzept und die Intralogistik-Kompetenz von SSI SCHÄFER. Mit der ganzheitlichen Automationslösung hat Fressnapf die Kapazitäten sowie die Dynamik und Produktivität bei der Auftragsabwicklung mehr als verdoppelt.

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Automated high-bay warehouse at Heinemann Erlensee

6 Myths about Automation in Intralogistics

A warehouse automation has many advantages: It increases efficiency and speed in order processing and, compared to purely manual processes, reduces costs and the susceptibility to errors. However, sometimes concerns are raised whether full automation is always necessary in the particular case.

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SSI SCHAEFER implements a state-of-the-art logistics center for MISUMI

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®.

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Update No. 34

Looking at e-commerce from a SME point-ofview, presenting practical insights and useful tips, E-commerce expert Markus Schellinger provides a deeper look into this sales channel and the impact it has on the logistics processes for an SME. Additionally, our exemplary e-commerce solution for medium throughputs showcases how an intelligent and, above all, scalable concept for processing such orders could look like.

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Graz CSS

New offices thanks to strong employee growth in Customer Service & Support

Customer Service & Support (CSS) plays a major role within SSI SCHAEFER’s global expansion strategy. With increasing automation and complexity of logistics systems around the world, modern CSS solutions are essential to any business.

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Intralogistics by SSI SCHAEFER supports further growth at Woolworth

Only several kilometers away from the previous location in the eastern Ruhr area in Germany, the ERL Euro Retail Logistics GmbH builds a new central warehouse on behalf of the Woolworth GmbH. SSI SCHAEFER was awarded the contract for the implementation of intralogistics. A balanced mix of manual and automated processes characterizes the solution to be implemented.

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SSI SCHÄFER awarded Bosch Global Supplier Award 2019

SSI SCHAEFER receives the “Bosch Global Supplier Award 2019”

Every two years, Bosch honors the best of their suppliers from around the world with the “Bosch Global Supplier Award”. This year, SSI SCHAEFER received the award in the category "Purchasing of indirect materials", in the field of plastic injection moulding containers. Bosch rewards outstanding performance in the manufacture and supply of products or services – very important are quality, costs, innovation, and logistics. From its roughly 43,000 suppliers, Bosch awarded 47 suppliers from 15 countries.

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Future city

SSI SCHAEFER is Investing in the Future

The strong growth and global orientation of SSI SCHAEFER result in a worldwide investment boost for the company: New employees, prestigious buildings, and state-of-the-art production facilities – the intralogistics specialist has a lot going on around the globe, and developments are continuously being reported. Currently, one of the greatest milestones is the construction of new buildings at the existing locations Giebelstadt and Friesach, which will not only create more space for new employees, but will also support a modern corporate culture. The very popular sector of Customer Services & Support in Graz has also moved into a new space, given that its number of employees more than doubled in a short time.

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Misumi 3D Depiction

SSI Schaefer implements a state-of-the-art logistics center for MISUMI

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®.

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An experts’ blog about IT trends in intralogistics

SSI SCHAEFER launches IT Blog
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.

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Update special edition Healthcare & Cosmetics

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.

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Partnership Mick Schumacher & SSI SCHAEFER

"Driving for Excellence"

SSI SCHAEFER Welcomes Formula 2 Driver Mick Schumacher as Brand Ambassador

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LogiMAT 2019, order, EKATO

SSI Schaefer helps EKATO modernize its warehouse logistics

At the LogiMAT trade fair 2019, EKATO commissioned SSI Schaefer to restructure its warehousing and intralogistics processes at its headquarters in Schopfheim, Germany.

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SSI SCHAEFER automates warehouse for ZF Friedrichshafen

ZF awarded SSI SCHAEFER the contract to automate a new area of their warehouse in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China.

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Sonepar - Mezzanine R 3000 with Carton/container conveying system

Increased efficiency by saving 30% walking times during picking

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.

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