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Apotea expands its automated warehouse solution with SSI SSI SCHAEFER

Apotea, Sweden’s first full-scale online pharmacy, commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to expand the existing warehouse solution to cover the increased demand. The company is well known for adopting the innovations presented on the market. In recent years, Apotea has built an environmentally friendly logistics center and installed an automated system from SSI SCHAEFER to keep up with rapid growth. With the new warehouse solution, the fast-growing online pharmacy will be able to ship around 700,000 packages a month.

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Processing cyber days order volume efficiently

SSI SCHAEFER supports companies with modern intralogistics for fast order processing in peak times, such as Cyber Days.
Before the global COVID-19 pandemic, e-commerce was on a track to reach 22% of all purchases by 2023 according to a study conducted eMarketer (https://www.emarketer.com/content/global-ecommerce-2019). Amazon and other large retail giants contributed to the consumer shift by offering free online shipping and same day deliveries. COVID-19 is expected to further accelerate the adoption of e-commerce and cause a permanent change in buying patterns. Many would-be brick and mortar shoppers are trying e-commerce.

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High Bay Cold Storage Facility

SSI SCHAEFER builds a high bay cold storage facility for Kloosterboer

Kloosterboer, one of the leading logistics service providers in Western Europe, commissioned SSI SCHAEFER with the supply and construction of steelwork for an impressive deep-freeze warehouse located in Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The logistics service provider offers innovative and sustainable supply chain solutions for temperature-controlled storage and distribution of food related products, such as fish, meat, fruit, fruit juice and juice concentrate, milk and potato products. SSI SCHAEFER has proven to be a reliable partner in past joint projects, which led to the awarded project.

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50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders

SSI SCHAEFER joins the “50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders” Initiative

SSI SCHAEFER joins the “50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders” initiative, to raise a voice for sustainable, economical, and future-proof material handling solutions. #Think Tomorrow.

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Lyko Group AB implements automation solution again with SSI SCHAEFER

Lyko Group AB, Nordic region's leading player in beauty and hair care based in Sweden, once again relies on the expertise of SSI SCHAEFER. The company is investing in an expansion of the previously developed automated warehouse solution.

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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.

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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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