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Automated Guided Vehicle Weasel at C+C Krug

WEASEL® at IFOY Test Camp Intralogistics

Participation in AGV Mesh-Up of VDMA
During the IFOY Test Camps Intralogistics, the “AGV Mesh-Up” organized by the VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association will take place in Dortmund on March 25 and 26, 2021. A project team consisting of users and manufacturers of AGVs will present the new interface VDA 5050, which allows vehicles to move via different navigation modes while communicating with a superordinate guidance system in a common data language. SSI SCHAEFER participates in the VDA 5050 interface project and is a member of specific project teams. At the first live test of the collaborative “AGV Mesh-Up”, SSI SCHAEFER is represented via the automated guided vehicle (AGV) WEASEL®, demonstrating a high level of innovation and software expertise.

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SSI SCHAEFER partnering with Dahl to create highly automated warehouse

Dahl, one of the leading wholesaler and trading companies in plumbing, pipes, ground work, cooling, property and tools has selected SSI Schaefer as a supplier for its new central warehouse to cover the Swedish market.

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Solid Logistics Structure for Rapid Order Processing at the bilstein group

The bilstein group, based in Ennepetal, Germany, is investing in an additional logistics center at its Gelsenkirchen site in order to ensure the global availability of its products and services, both now and in the future. The leading specialist in the independent aftermarket for passenger cars and commercial vehicles is once again counting on the manufacturing expertise of the reliable partner and intralogistics expert, SSI SCHAEFER, for the construction of this in-house steel structure for manual and fully automatic systems.

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SSI SCHAEFER WINS AWARD FOR SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION OF THE YEAR

On 22 November 2018, the annual Supply Chain Asia (SCA) Awards were presented in 24 award categories in Singapore. SSI SCHAEFER, awarded with “Supply Chain Transformation of the Year (Projects)”, was recognized for its solution implementation in the Supply Chain City, which was judged based on the positive effects on transformation in terms of productivity, operating efficiency, and savings.

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Visitors at Logistica.

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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50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders - a race we can win

SSI SCHAEFER supports the climate goals of the UN

SSI SCHAEFER strengthens its customers' logistics with sustainable solutions and contributes to achieving the climate goals of the United Nations (UNSDG).

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Kastner & Öhler © Lupi-Spuma, fashion, e-commerce, order intake, press, 2020,

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 increases for order processing for the growing online business.

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CHIRON Group, Neuhausen ob Eck

Chiron plans ahead to gradually automate and extend storage solutions

SSI SCHAEFER created the concept for a new logistics center for the CHIRON Group at the production site Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany. The project aims at supplying the installation work stations more efficiently. The system layout is designed for a step by step implementation towards automation. The manual warehouse equipment such as pallet racks and static racks by SSI SCHAEFER are the perfect basis for this plan.

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Apotea expands its automated warehouse solution with 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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Kloosterboer coolport 2, Rotterdam NL
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.
A fully automatic, deep-freeze logistics center will call the City Terminal Rotterdam home – Cool Port 2. SSI SCHAEFER will supply about 4,100 tons of steel to erect a 6-aisle high bay warehouse with impressive dimensions too; 69 m length, 139 m width and 41 m height. The high bay warehouse consists of a silo design with the lateral walls and roof cover attached directly to the steelwork. Being a steelwork supplier, SSI SCHAEFER has erected numerous high bay warehouses with this type of silo design worldwide. Since Kloosterboer already did several successful projects with SSI SCHAEFER, it was an easy decision to award the contract to the reliable intralogistics experts.
The requirements of the British sustainability certificate BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) are adhered to during the construction. SSI SCHAEFER has designed the roof construction of the high bay warehouse for a future photovoltaic system for additional energy savings. The roof will be able to accommodate 2,700 solar modules.
With a storage capacity of 60,000 pallets in Cool Port 2, Kloosterboer will serve a variety of customers.
The construction of the steelwork has started in fall 2020, the completion is scheduled for summer 2021. The deep-freeze warehouse will be commissioned in January 2022.



Cool Port 2 – SSI SCHAEFER builds a new deep-freeze high bay warehouse in Rotterdam for the logistics service provider Kloosterboer.

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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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Resilience and Preparedness Through Disaster-proof Cold-Chain Infrastructure

SSI Schaefer and ORCA Redefine Disaster Preparedness in the Philippines With Typhoon and Seismic-proof Cold-Chain Infrastructure
The Philippines only fully automated cold chain storage facility proves that thoughtful design and innovative technology can ensure food security and supply chain continuity even during Typhoon Vamco.

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Processing Cyber Days Order Volume Efficiently

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. 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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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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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 aims at increasing storage capacity, picking efficiency and dispatch production.

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