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Latest news and press releases about product innovations, events and company information.

Office Depot Großostheim external view

Optimized order processing and increased performance in only five weeks

In only five weeks, SSI SCHAEFER’s Customer Service & Support (CSS) team completed a retrofit project for Office Depot to adapt the system in the existing distribution center in Großostheim, Germany, to the current challenges of the company. Intelligent material flows, the extension of the picking stations and an increase of the storage capacities effectively improved the efficiency of Office Depot’s logistics center.

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A total of 7 Schäfer Miniload Crane (SMC) storage and retrieval machines take

Doubling productivity

The pet supplier Fressnapf opted for a sustainable system concept and SSI SCHAEFER's intralogistics competence when extending their European distribution center. Thanks to the holistic automation solution, Fressnapf was able to more than double their capacities, dynamics and productivity in order processing.

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HOW TO PREPARE YOUR WAREHOUSE FOR CYBER DAYS?

Go back five years in time and look at how you did your shopping then. Now compare it to your purchasing style today. No industry has ever changed as dramatically as retail after the introduction of e-commerce. Stores are open 24/7 both online and offline and consumers are ready to purchase 24/7 as well. This new type of retailing influences logistics a lot, as customers expect easy shopping, fast deliveries, smooth returns and quality customer service – no matter if they do their purchasing online or offline. Companies operating within retail meet these demands by optimizing their warehouse logistics.

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Misumi 3D Depiction

SSI SCHAEFER implements a state-of-the-art logistics center for MISUMI

MISUMI, a global manufacturer and leading provider of mechanical components and indirect materials for special machine construction and assembly automation, has commissioned SSI SCHAEFER to implement a new logistics center in Frankfurt/Main. Until the beginning of 2020, the distribution center with a capacity for 450,000 items on more than 10,000 m2 of storage area will be built in several stages. Core elements of the system are an automated shuttle warehouse, a four-storied rack system, ergonomic work stations connected via a conveying system and the logistics software WAMAS®.

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Schaeffler Logistra Auszeichnung Predictice Maintenance

Innovative predictive maintenance solution wins LOGISTRA Readers’ Choice Award

The Maintenance 4.0 for Intralogistics concept for condition monitoring and semi-automatic maintenance was developed by SSI SCHAEFER in partnership with Schaeffler. Now, the solution is among the winners of LOGISTRA magazine’s “LOGISTRA Best Practice: 2018 Innovations” Readers’ Choice Awards. The accolade underscores the inventive and future-proof design.

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Graz CSS

New offices thanks to strong employee growth in Customer Service & Support

Customer Service & Support (CSS) plays a major role within SSI SCHAEFER’s global expansion strategy. With increasing automation and complexity of logistics systems around the world, modern CSS solutions are essential to any business.

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Partnership Mick Schumacher & SSI SCHAEFER

"Driving for Excellence"

SSI SCHAEFER Welcomes Formula 2 Driver Mick Schumacher as Brand Ambassador

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Future city

Update No. 33

Ideas, Visions & Solutions For Intralogistics

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Altmühltaler Mineralbrunnen

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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SSI SCHAEFER Wins a Supply Chain Asia Award Once Again

On November 16, the annual Supply Chain Asia (SCA) Awards were presented in 24 categories in Singapore. The WEASEL® automated guided vehicle (AGV) from SSI SCHAEFER held its own against renowned competitors and received recognition as the “Supply Chain Innovation (Material Handling Equipment) of the Year”. Only solutions that had proven their worth in at least three reference applications and delivered visible results were nominated.

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SSI SCHAEFER welcomes 1000th visitor group at technological centre

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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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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HARIBO - A tale of little Gold-Bears and major challenges

The next success story

SSI SCHAEFER opens the next chapter of its success stories: HARIBO’s new intelligent logistics solution guarantees permanent and reliable product availability.

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Incas becomes part of the SSI SCHAEFER group

Incas becomes part of the SSI SCHAEFER group

Neunkirchen - Vigliano Biellese – The German-based SSI SCHAEFER Group, one of the world’s leading suppliers of intralogistics products and solutions, has finalized the 100 % acquisition of Incas S.p.A., the leading Italian player in supply chain automation.

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Vertical Lift Module LogiMat®

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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