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Sophisticated Logistics in Reykjavik

Innnes, Iceland's leading wholesaler and importer of high-quality food products, has commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to build a new distribution center at its Reykjavik site. The new warehouse will have a total of three different temperature zones, in which the company's dry goods line, deep-freeze and fresh products will be stored. An innovative combination of automated and manual systems will ensure transparent flow of goods, high performance, and efficient processes.

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Siemens Industry Day in Technology Center

How can the material flow in companies be further optimized? What solution concepts are currently available? How do you make your business fit for the future? These and other questions were discussed at the Siemens Logistics Industry Day on 09/20/2017 in Würzburg.

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Asko: major contract for a highly automated distribution center for groceries

Oslo-based NorgesGruppen ASA, one of the leading retail groups in Scandinavia, has commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to construct a new logistics center for its subsidiary company ASKO OSLOFJORD AS. The installation will be designed to handle the highly dynamic storage and picking of groceries from the dry and frozen foods segments. In order to achieve this, SSI SCHAEFER will build two high-bay warehouses, one automated miniload, and a highly dynamic shuttle warehouse based on the 3D-MATRIX Solution®. Robot technology will also be deployed to support the automated material flow.

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SSI SCHAEFER and Stockmann at the 2017 Textile Logistics Congress

SSI SCHAEFER together with Finland's Stockmann Group presented innovative solutions for future challenges and trends in textiles logistics at this year's Textile Logistics Congress (Textillogistik Kongress ) on 7 September in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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SSI SCHAEFER Receives Major Order from the Czech Republic

MAKRO Cash & Carry ČR s.r.o., the wholesale subsidiary of METRO GROUP Wholesale and Food Specialist company in the Czech Republic, has tasked SSI SCHAEFER with the creation of a modern logistics center at its site in Kozomín, north of the country's capital Prague. SSI SCHAEFER is implementing a holistic logistics solution, which includes the establishment of an extensive conventional racking system for various temperature zones, a 10-aisle automated miniload system (ASPW), 16 Schäfer Carousel Systems (SCS), a bin conveying system, three picking stations with sequencing towers as well as the implementation of the WAMAS® Warehouse Management Software (WMS) from SSI SCHAEFER.

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How SSI SCHAEFER is Reinventing the Efficiency of Intralogistics Operations

From 11th - 15th September 2017, at this year’s drinktec trade fair in Munich, global leader, SSI SCHAEFER will be showcasing its modular and scalable intralogistics solutions. Storage and picking systems from SSI SCHAEFER are tailored to each customer and designed with a deep understanding of the beverage industry and the increasing demands of its customers in mind.”

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Intralogistics Solutions from A-Z – All from a Single Source

Galexis AG is a leading pharmaceutical wholesaler serving the Swiss healthcare market. While currently equipped with a high-tech distribution center located in Niederbipp, the leading pharma wholesaler is once again expanding its capabilities due to rapid growth. In order to meet these increasing customer needs, Galexis AG solicited the help of SSI SCHAEFER to further capacities and to gain a competitive market edge.

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SSI Schaefer consolidates its position in Benelux with ABM takeover

​​​​​​​The strategic decision was completed on August 2, 2017, with the signing of the contract. To further build on its competencies in the engineering and software sectors in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxemburg, the world-leading system provider SSI Schaefer acquired ABM (Automation Beyond Measure).

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SSI SCHAEFER's First SAP Customer Day

On its first SAP Customer Day, the global leader in intralogistics, SSI SCHAEFER, presented and discussed the future challenges for intralogistics at its Giebelstadt technology center. The focus was on increasingly complex business processes, digitalization, and supply chain management in real time as well as the topics of sustainability, big data, and mobility. Varied presentations from experts and customers as well as a hands-on tour of the technology center gave the 55 invited guests an understanding of different solutions and provided ample opportunity for discussions on individual logistics projects and technological innovations.

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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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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.

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Efficient warehousing for Altmühltaler Mineralbrunnen

Altmühltaler Mineralbrunnen GmbH contracted SSI SCHAEFER to build its new logistics center at the company's headquarters in Treuchtlingen, Germany. The combination of high bay warehouse (HBW), conveying systems and electric monorail systems, coupled with the customized WAMAS® logistics software, will in future facilitate optimal and efficient warehouse logistics.

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Now available: „Update“

How do you despatch frozen food and ensure freshness and a closed-loop supply chain at the same time? What impact do trends like Digitalization have on the market sector food & beverages? What logistics challenges is the Asian market facing? And how can logistics software help to optimize production and storage of lemonade? Please find answers to these challenges, further future-oriented ideas and solutions in SSI SCHAEFER’s company magazine,“Update”.

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SSI SCHAEFER welcomes 1000th group of visitors to its Technology Center

On 16 May 2017, SSI SCHAEFER welcomed the 1000th group of visitors to the facility – representatives of bevh, Germany’s eCommerce and Mail Order Association. As Christian Milster, an expert for eCommerce and process management at bevh, stated: “We and our members gained unique insights into SSI SCHAEFER’s market-leading, state-of-the-art solutions. The guided tour of the highly advanced Technology Center in Giebelstadt left a profound impression.”

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New name & focus: SSI Schäfer Automation GmbH

Markets and technologies are changing rapidly, with huge ramifications for intralogistics. There is increasing demand for solutions that can be implemented rapidly and tailored to the unique requirements of specific industries and customers. SSI SCHAEFER has responded to this challenge, adopting a new, more global sales structure and concentrating its expertise for automated end-to-end systems in SSI Schäfer Automation GmbH – effective from 1st January 2017.

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