About Us

Being a forward-thinker, manufacturer and long-term partner define our corporate DNA: “Think Tomorrow.”

Leading in Intralogistics

The SSI SCHAEFER Group is a globally operating group of companies and a world leading solution provider of modular warehouse and logistics systems with its international headquarters in Neunkirchen (Germany). On six continents, SSI SCHAEFER develops innovative solution concepts for its customers’ various industries and thus shapes the future of intralogistics - in accordance with the company motto "Think Tomorrow".

Our mission statement for a successful future

In 2021, we gave ourselves a new mission statement that accompanies us on our journey into the future and forms the basis for our SSI Strategy Roadmap 2023.

Our vision
As a technology leader, we enable the sustainable supply of urbanised society with a variety of goods and commodities and measure our work by the satisfaction of our customers.

Our Mission
As a family-owned company, we are committed to shaping the future independently and pragmatically. We stand for cooperation in a strong group and in long-term partnerships, for which respect for colleagues and business partners is elementary. Only in this way can we implement changes together and focus on sustainability in the management of all resources.

Our values
As a family company, we rely on an independent and pragmatic design for the future. We stand for cooperation in a strong group and in long-term partnerships, for which the appreciation of colleagues and business partners is elementary. This is the only way we can implement changes together and focus on sustainability when managing all resources.

Corporate Structure

The foundation of "Fritz-Schäfer fabrikmäßige Herstellung von Blechwaren aller Art" (Fritz-Schäfer factory production of all kinds of sheet metal goods) in 1937 laid the foundation for the 85-year history of the family-owned company and its successful development into one of the largest intralogistics providers in the world.

Innovations and Trends in material handling and logistics

Our Group Management Board


f. l.t.r. Peter Edelmann, CEO, and Olaf Hedden, CFO

The SSI SCHAEFER Group is managed by a two-member Management Board, which consits of CEO Peter Edelmann and CFO Olaf Hedden. In 2020, the following matrix structure was implemented throughout the company: Below the Executive Board, 14 different group functions are structured, which are responsible for strategic and administrative management and report to the respective member of the Executive Board depending on their area of expertise.

Business model

SSI SCHAEFER is the first point of contact for intralogistics solutions including software. The company plans, designs and produces systems for establishing and optimising warehouses and plants, manual and automatic storage, conveyor, order picking and sorting systems as well as solutions for waste technology and recycling.
Our group is divided into the business units Logistics Solutions, Products & Equipment and Customer Services. In addition, SSI SCHAEFER Plastics is an independent entity of the Group.

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