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Kastner & Öhler Opts for SSI SCHAEFER for Extending their Central Warehouse

Kastner & Öhler, one of the largest fashion and sports providers in Austria, has commissioned SSI SCHAEFER with equipping its central warehouse in Graz. The flexibly expandable solution to be implemented will facilitate shorter delivery times while enabling considerable efficiency improvements for order processing within the growing online business.

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Coop invests in one of the largest automation solutions in the world

Coop, one of the leading food retailers in Sweden, chose SSI SCHAEFER as their general contractor for intralogistics to provide a cutting-edge, energy-efficient and highly automated logistics solution for their new 77,000 m² distribution center in Eskilstuna, Sweden.

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Steffen BERSCH new CEO of SSI SCHAEFER Group

SSI SCHAEFER wins internationally experienced manager as CEO
The positions of the Group's Management Board have now been effectively filled.

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LOGISTICA 2019 – International platform for future logistics success

Which logistics-related challenges concern companies of industry, trade and science in Europe and around the globe? Furthermore, what does future logistics require from intralogistics experts like SSI SCHAEFER, who produce custom-fit and flexible solutions for companies? At LOGISTICA 2019, the most important in-house event of SSI SCHAEFER, the current intralogistics challenges were discussed by about 240 participants from 36 countries. Live demonstrations of key technologies, best practice sessions by SSI SCHAEFER customers, inspiring panel talks and keynotes as well as sector-spanning information and discussions about different solutions formed the basis for the most successful LOGISTICA of the intralogistics expert.

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High-quality, modern intralogistics expansion at Galaxis

The leading wholesaler and service provider Galexis AG ensures timely and consistent drug supply of all partners in the Swiss health sector. High-quality, modern intralogistics guarantees high customer satisfaction and successful market presence. In order to be prepared for future requirements, the distribution center in Lausanne-Ecublens is comprehensively expanded. The distribution center in Niederbipp has already been expanded.

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SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE commissioned SSI Schäfer with highly automated solution

SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE, one of Continental Europe’s leading online pharmacies, commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to equip their new logistics center in Sevenum, the Netherlands. The highly automated solution will increase the possible shipping volume to more than 35 million parcels per year and has been designed for zero-error tolerance and 24/7 operations. The investment is in the medium double-digit million range.

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Premier Pallet Racking wins SSI SCHAEFER 2019 Distributor of the Year Award

Premier Pallet Racking has been awarded SSI SCHAEFER’s 2019 Distributor of the Year Award. The award was recently announced at a virtual meeting with all gold distributors. Hoss Matar, Chief Executive Officer of Premier Pallet Racking accepted the award on behalf of Premier from Brett Thirup, SSI SCHAEFER’s General Manager of Sales and Engineering ANZ.

Mr Matar said that while surprised, he was delighted to win the award and would like to thank the Premier team for their dedication and commitment over the past year, but also the local SSI SCHAEFER staff for their assistance. “It’s a journey for us at PPR and we are just at the beginning of an enduring partnership. We look forward to many more joint successes and wins in 2020 and beyond”, he said.
Premier Pallet Racking is based in Wetherill Park in Sydney and became an SSI SCHAEFER Gold Distributor in 2019. The company designs and delivers pallet racking solutions and integrates them to meet their customers’ requirements as well as to comply with all relevant standards and codes.

The annual award recognises the distributor’s excellent sales performance, their promotion of SSI SCHAEFER products and their willingness to work in partnership with SSI SCHAEFER. This is the first win for Premier Pallet Racking.

On behalf of SSI SCHAEFER, Brett Thirup said “Premier had an exceptional sales year in 2019, exceeding their budget and breaking records along the way. We are delighted to be able to give this award to Premier, particularly in their first year of distributorship with us, and we look forward to the further development of our partnership.”

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Philippines launches first-ever automated cold chain facility ORCA

SSI SCHAEFER, the world’s leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions, in cooperation with ORCA, the Philippines’ pioneering cold chain solutions provider, announced the opening of the country’s first world-class cold chain storage system in February 2020. In the heart of metro Manila’s industrial zone, the ORCA Taguig facility significantly increases the country's logistics capacity and preparedness for unforeseen events.

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Harald Rackel appointed COO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group

Rackel completes the C-Suite Management Team for the SSI SCHAEFER Group

The Advisory Board of the SSI SCHAEFER Group has appointed Mr Harald Rackel as COO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group. Mr Rackel will start his position at SSI SCHAEFER on 1 October 2020.

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Vertical Lift Module SSI Logimat at C+C Krug

C+C Krug: Path to Automation

The plastic electroplating specialist C+C Krug GmbH took the path to semi-automation of logistics processes together with SSI SCHAEFER. Three SSI LOGIMAT® Vertical Lift Modules, two automated guided vehicles, type WEASEL® and a short bin conveying system ensure efficient processes between warehouse and production. The warehouse equipment has been designed for expansion.

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The EDEKA Group Nordbayern-Sachsen-Thüringen commissioned SSI SCHAEFER

The EDEKA Group Nordbayern-Sachsen-Thüringen expands and automates their regional warehouse in Gochsheim, Germany with SSI SCHAEFER.

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New logistics center of La Costena in Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico

SSI SCHAEFER and La Costeña®: Breaking logistics paradigms

In order to break logistics paradigms and modify their current supply chain, La Costeña, one of the biggest manufacturers of canned food in Mexico, worked together with SSI SCHAEFER to develop a major logistics solution that aimed at increasing storage capacity, picking efficiency and dispatch production.

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Koenig & Bauer ordered SSI LOGIMAT® Vertical Lift Modules from SSI SCHAEFER

Koenig & Bauer (AT) GmbH takes a step further towards automation with SSI SCHAEFER and modernises the Maria Enzersdorf location. The printing press manufacturer commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to supply and install a semi-automated solution with 13 SSI LOGIMAT Vertical Lift Modules for small parts vertical and efficient item picking.

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Priority for the health of employees and customers

Measures for the current development of the Novel Coronavirus

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SSI SCHÄFER as exhibitor at LogiMAT 2020

Employee Safety Concerns Prompt SSI SCHAEFER to Cancel LogiMAT Participation

In the light of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus), the SSI SCHAEFER Group cancels the participation in the intralogistics trade fair LogiMAT. The health of employees and customers is more important. SSI SCHAEFER will participate with customers and interested fair visitors by offering a virtual fair stand. This digital presentation will include key technologies as well as the option for a personal consultation with experts.

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