Conveying and transporting with small part carriers

The right conveying system for every application

Conveying systems from SSI SCHAEFER keep your goods flowing and form the foundation for economical processes involving repetitive procedures and consistent transport paths. During the consulting, planning, and implementation of conveying system for transporting small part carriers within your company, you benefit from SSI SCHAEFER’s competence and expertise gained from a number of international projects.

SSI SCHAEFER provides you with the complete one-stop solution for transporting containers, cartons or trays, ranging from load carriers to the control and conveying systems. The high compatibility of all components ensures that the entire system functions smoothly, guaranteeing you the most reliable investment.

SSI SCHAEFER’s range of components and solutions for the intra-company transport of small part carriers is as diverse as the intralogistics activities themselves, encompassing transporting and sorting, merging and diverting, buffering and storing. This diverse range of conveyor elements provides you with precisely the right conveying system for every application:


Article groups, throughput and the desired load carrier are the key factors for designing optimum conveying system solutions. These define the parameters for both the dynamic storage systems and the required conveying systems.

ergonomics@work!® concept

We place great value on ergonomic aspects wherever people interact directly with our conveyor systems. Our ergonomics@work!® concept features noise-absorbing conveyor technology for optimum human interaction and enhanced productivity.

Comprehensive expertise

We differ from other providers because we manufacture and produce conveyor technology components in-house. Over the course of many decades we have developed a unique reference portfolio and expertise which our customers worldwide now benefit from.


FT+ is the world’s largest modular light conveying system and consists entirely of modular and retrofittable elements. The system was developed in line with the strictest economic criteria. No compromises were made with regard to the flexible throughput control, high durability, performance, reduced parts diversity, and modular design. The system has almost no limits when used for warehouse automation, production (connecting work stations and warehouses), and machine integration.

  • Complete solutions from a single source

  • Modular and expandable light conveyor technology

  • Broad range of solutions

  • Consistently high productivity thanks to reliable components

  • State-of-the-art technology ensures high efficiency and throughput

  • Modular light conveying system FT+: throughput of up to 6000 units/h, adaptable throughput control, low operating costs, easy maintenance, modular design conveying weight of up to 50 kg 

  • Ergonomic optimization through our ergonomics@work!®

  • Deep-freeze conveyor technology: suitable for use in environments with temperatures down to -30°C


Logistics solutions for Retail & Wholesale

The state-of-the-art, automated media logistics center

Koch, Neff & Volckmar GmbH (KNV) is Germany's leading media wholesaler with a range of over 540,000 books, DVDs, sound storage media, games and other articles from the book trade. In order to be even better equipped for future trends in the book market, KNV and KNO VA have merged their previous locations and centralised them in Erfurt. For this purpose, SSI Schäfer was commissioned to realize this superlative project as general contractor for intralogistics. The result is a particularly powerful system that shows how high availability and redundant system design can be combined with extremely compact construction. With an average picking performance of 250,000 lines, around 75,000 packages leave the freight centre every day.


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