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SSI SCHAEFER Software successfully validated again

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) has successfully validated SSI SCHAEFER software in the validation of Warehouse Management System (WMS) solutions. With the help of the manufacturer-independent "WMS Online Selection", Fraunhofer IML supports companies in selecting the optimal suitable WMS and provider. The validation signet once again confirms the quality of SSI SCHAEFER software solutions.

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Record-breaking retrofit at LANDI Switzerland

The WAMAS® warehouse management system by SSI SCHAEFER has been proving its worth at LANDI Schweiz AG's central warehouse in Dotzigen since 2003. At the end of November 2020, the latest high-performance generation of WAMAS went live, marking the completion of a top-class retrofit. The 'big bang' involved all manual and automatic processes being switched over in parallel on the very same day, skipping two software generations at once.

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Unprecedented opportunities and enormous challenges to global FMCG businesses

The pandemic-driven acceleration in e-commerce has brought both unprecedented opportunities and enormous challenges to global FMCG businesses. If there’s anything that the phenomenon has taught the logistics industry, it’s that the “just in time” approach simply doesn’t work anymore in this new environment.
Recently Brett Thirup spoke to Inside FMCG about the interruptions and disruptions to the supply chain, and how businesses in the COVID climate are looking for more efficient ways to store products in more automated solutions.
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SSI SCHAEFER showcases its pharmaceutical solution at the GIRP Conference

SSI SCHAEFER heralds details of their bespoke state-of-the-art distribution center solution for Symbion, Brisbane, Australia, in time for the GIRP 62nd Annual Meeting and Conference in Portugal. Delivering Symbion’s goals of fulfilling customer expectations and with an understanding of having a patient at the end of the chain, this success story perfectly fits with the GIRP Conference (18-19 October in Lisbon, Portugal), which is highlighting Health 5.0: towards customer-centric wellbeing services.


Australia's Ambassador visits SSI SCHAEFER

With the aim of bringing companies from both countries closer together and promoting productive exchange, Australia's Ambassador Philip Green visited intralogistics expert SSI SCHAEFER at its international headquarters in Neunkirchen/Siegerland, Germany, last Thursday.

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SSI SCHAEFER receives order to build a new logistics centre for tegut...

The supermarket chain tegut... based in Fulda, Germany, has commissioned SSI Schaefer to build a new logistics centre in Hünfeld-Michelsrombach, Hesse, Germany.

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The global 3PL company DSV opts for the overhead conveying system SSI Carrier

Thanks to the overhead conveying system, the global 3PL transport and logistics company DSV has sufficient capacity to deal with the exponential e-commerce growth of their customers and the massive seasonal order peaks - while handling products extremely gently.

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SSI SCHAEFER automates Mathem's new logistics facility in Larsboda, Sweden

Mathem is growing at a fast pace together with the food retail e-commerce industry in the Nordic countries. The establishment of a new logistics facility in Larsboda, south of Stockholm, is an important piece of the puzzle for continued expansion. An equally important aspect is the specially designed automation solution from SSI SCHAEFER.

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Scalable solution for omnichannel logistics in pharmaceutical distribution

Dr.Max Group, the biggest pharmaceutical chain in Eastern and Central Europe, commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to equip the new distribution center in Bucharest, Romania. The semi-automatic intralogistics solution to be implemented will supply B2B and B2C customers from only one warehouse and will reflect the strong growth as well as the future development plans of the company.

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SSI SCHAEFER Software WAMAS® listed in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WMS

The renowned US research and advisory company Gartner, Inc., lists SSI SCHAEFER with its software WAMAS® in the "Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems".

EDEKA Gochsheim

EDEKA Nordbayern-Sachsen-Thüringen extends and automates with SSI SCHAEFER:

Steel construction competence for timely finish in Gochsheim, Germany
On target: safely, quickly and efficiently. With these objectives, SSI SCHAEFER, as general contractor, is building the regional warehouse for the EDEKA Nordbayern-Sachsen-Thüringen group in Gochsheim, Germany. Taking this expansive step, the German wholesaler is responding to the continuously growing sales volume and is ensuring a future-proof supply for relevant markets. As early as May 2021, the new, semi-automated logistics complex, with a sophisticated picking area directly integrated into the steel construction, will commence operation. Future-focused planning and a streamlined project management contributed to the successful implementation of the project.

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Sievi invests in an automation solution from SSI SCHAEFER

A scalable and sustainable solution to store raw materials and finished products in one single warehouse and production site. Sievi has commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to extend its existing warehouse located in Sievi, Finland in 2021. The footwear manufacturer supplies its products to the local market, but also exports to more than 40 countries worldwide.


Grocery, Logistics, Sustainability: Customised Solution for Absolute Sequence

Back in 2017 NorgesGruppen ASA, one of the leading retail groups in Scandinavia, commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to build a new logistics center for its subsidiary company ASKO OSLOFJORD AS (ASKO).
Knut-Andreas Kran, CEO of ASKO OSLOFJORD AS, comments on the challenges the company experienced at the time: “ASKO anticipated a future capacity problem with only two possible solutions: either to extend the existing building or to relocate. We simply would not be able to keep up with the expected growth in the current location. We also did not want to just build a larger manual warehouse as we see that automation is an investment in the future.”

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SSI SCHAEFER is growing local competence

The SSI SCHAEFER Group is the world's leading solution provider of modular warehouse and logistics systems employing 10,500 people. The ANZ office of SSI SCHAEFER is known for its local expertise and independent provision of innovative customer installations with strengths in the Fashion, Pharmaceuticals and Automotive industries. With the logistics sector booming over recent years, this month SSI SCHAEFER is further investing in the growth of this local competence and growing its team in Australian/New Zealand announcing the recruitment of a number of positions locally


Focus on customer benefits: SSI SCHAEFER and SWAN combine SAP expertise

SSI SCHAEFER becomes majority shareholder of SWAN: Partnership to strengthen SAP competencies while maintaining an independent presence in the market.