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FOCUS MONEY AWARD: SSI SCHAEFER HONORED AS A LEADER IN INTRALOGISTICS INNOVATION

SSI SCHAEFER, the world’s leading provider of products and solutions for internal material flows, has been named one of the nation’s most innovative companies by German news magazines Focus and Focus Money.

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Absolute Storage Distributor of the Year 2018

Absolute Storage Systems has won SSI SCHAEFER’s 2017 Distributor of the Year Award.

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Auckland Racking New Zealand Distributor

Schaefer Systems Australia and Auckland Racking & Shelving Solutions have signed a distributor agreement, giving Auckland Racking the rights to distribute and install SSI SCHAEFER’S range of products in New Zealand.

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SAP Recognized Expertise

SSI SCHAEFER RECEIVES SAP RECOGNIZED EXPERTISE

SSI SCHAEFER receives SAP Recognized Expertise in the Field of Supply Chain Management
SAP Germany SE honors SSI SCHAEFER with the SAP Recognized Expertise certificate, thereby confirming the extremely high competence level of the intralogistics expert for SAP solutions in supply chain management.

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Update No. 32

Highlight projects and future-proof solutions | Why cloud computing requires trust | Product Spotlight – New Models of Success

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State-of-the-art logistics center for pharmaceutical products

Postnord TPL AB, a leading provider of communication and logistics solutions in Scandinavia, and Apotek Hjärtat AB, opted for SSI SCHAEFER to provide the intralogistics for their central pharmaceutical logistics center in Norrköping, Sweden. The project includes material flow planning and a logistics concept, as well as equipping different warehouse areas with state-of-the-art automated systems, corresponding picking strategies and comprehensive software support. The tailor-made solution has also been designed for picking e-commerce orders.

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update 31

Now more than ever, consumers are demanding digital, tailor-made offerings, one-of-a-kind brand experiences, and rapid delivery. This is where intralogistics comes into play. And, it is not a commodity. It provides a key competitive advantage in highly contested markets – saving our customers precious time.

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Budweiser Expands its Operations with SSI SCHAEFER

Traditional Czech brewery Budweiser Budvar has commissioned SSI SCHAEFER as a general contractor to create and equip a new distribution center at its production site in České Budějovice (Budweis).

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Case Study Salvus

SSI SCHAEFER creates new logistics center for Salvus

SSI SCHAEFER creates a logistics center in a silo design for Salvus Mineralbrunnen GmbH in Emsdetten. Constant company growth and the desire for increased automation formed the foundation for the construction of the new warehouse, for which SSI SCHAEFER, as general contractor, is responsible for everything from the racking construction to the integration of automated hardware and process-supporting IT services.
Having started with mineral water in 1994, Salvus has expanded its product portfolio over the years into a wide selection of sports drinks and lemonades. To maintain the outstanding product quality and to satisfy the increased production output, the manufacturer and distributor of mineral-water products decided to construct a new warehouse and logistics system at its site in Emsdetten.

The system-provider SSI SCHAEFER impressed with an individually tailored solution that was developed and analyzed together with the customer. A 34-meter-high logistics center is being built in a silo design, where five Exyz storage-retrieval machines ensure energy-efficient double-deep storage. The high bay warehouse offers storage capacity for 15,240 pallets and is equipped with an extensive pallet conveying system. An electric monorail system completes the hardware for the automated process structure. SSI SCHAEFER's proprietary warehouse management system WAMAS® allows for interface-free warehouse management and material-flow control as well as visualization of the warehouse.

The complete solution aims to meet the growing production output with increased automation and higher warehouse capacities and to achieve shorter outbound delivery times. The centralized and reorganized logistics competencies and components will provide the well-known producer of mineral water with optimized delivery and production capabilities, as demonstrated by a high turnover performance of 300 pallets per hour.

The entire logistics center is expected to be completed in early 2018.

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NextLevel Logistik: repeat order WEASEL® fleet

SSI SCHAEFER has delivered another fleet of WEASEL automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to fashion logistics service provider NextLevel Logistik® GmbH. The vehicles are being used in the picking area of a hanging goods warehouse.

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Greater focus on customer and market needs

At the LogiMAT trade fair, from 14th - 16th March 2017 in Stuttgart, SSI SCHAEFER will present its innovative system solutions for intralogistics, with a new, global sales structure for complete automated solutions and the new company SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH.

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Schüco: Automated intralogistics operations

SCHÜCO International KG, one of the world's leading specialists in window, door and façade technology, has contracted SSI SCHAEFER to expand its facilities for accessories and fittings logistics at the Metal division in Bielefeld.

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SSI SCHAEFER at transport logistic 2017

An expert partner with outstanding software for diverse market requirements: SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH at transport logistic 2017 / Hall B 2.629. IT knowledge plays a pivotal role in SSI SCHAEFER’s business strategy – a fact underlined by a dedicated stand for SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH at the transport logistic 2017 trade fair (9th to 12th May in Munich). As intralogistics requirements grow increasingly complex, IT skills will be key to mastering the challenges of customers in various industries – and to developing high-performance, future-proof solutions.

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Farla places trust in further LogiMat® lifts

Farla is an Italian cooperative that distributes medicines and parapharmaceuticals. It is headquartered in Latina and also has a site in Viterbo. It tasked SSI SCHAEFER with maximising space utilization and streamlining warehousing processes for slow-moving stock. Against this background, the intralogistics expert installed three LogiMat® vertical storage lifts.

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Intralogistics experienced first-hand in China

The SSI SCHAEFER Group is the first company in the sector to open a technology centre for the Chinese market in Kunshan near Shanghai. The facility – with a showroom, convention centre and development department – represents a crucial, strategic factor in tapping the growing market in the region.

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