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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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SSI SCHAEFER and BD Rowa™ extend cooperation

Proven collaboration: SSI Schaefer and BD Rowa™ extend cooperation

One of the worldwide leading solution providers of modular warehousing and logistics solutions, SSI Schaefer, and the solution provider of automatic picking and digital applications, BD Rowa, will continue to cooperate. The two companies extended the corresponding contract by five more years. The aim of the cooperation is to provide customers in the healthcare sector with an overall solution to prepare them for future processes, such as e-prescriptions or establishing Hub & Spoke models.

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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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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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ssi carrier, matrix sortation

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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SSI SCHÄFER awarded Bosch Global Supplier Award 2019

SSI SCHAEFER receives the “Bosch Global Supplier Award 2019”

Every two years, Bosch honors the best of their suppliers from around the world with the “Bosch Global Supplier Award”. This year, SSI SCHAEFER received the award in the category "Purchasing of indirect materials", in the field of plastic injection moulding containers. Bosch rewards outstanding performance in the manufacture and supply of products or services – very important are quality, costs, innovation, and logistics. From its roughly 43,000 suppliers, Bosch awarded 47 suppliers from 15 countries.

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Future city

SSI SCHAEFER is Investing in the Future

The strong growth and global orientation of SSI SCHAEFER result in a worldwide investment boost for the company: New employees, prestigious buildings, and state-of-the-art production facilities – the intralogistics specialist has a lot going on around the globe, and developments are continuously being reported. Currently, one of the greatest milestones is the construction of new buildings at the existing locations Giebelstadt and Friesach, which will not only create more space for new employees, but will also support a modern corporate culture. The very popular sector of Customer Services & Support in Graz has also moved into a new space, given that its number of employees more than doubled in a short time.

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Powered by SSI SCHAEFER

Update special edition Healthcare & Cosmetics

High-value products, complete and traceable docu­mentation, along with a complex operational frame­work place high demands on the intralogistics of manufacturing and distribution in both healthcare and cosmetics industries. Compliance guarantees essential patient safety and can make the decisive advantage in competitive markets.
SSI SCHAEFER is firmly committed to safety by providing complete documentation of prescription drugs throughout the entire warehouse.

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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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Newly automated picking and shipping system for the logistics of BS-Apotheken

Sustainable logistics solution for faster order processing

SSI SCHAEFER implements a highly automated picking and shipping system for SANICARE, one of Germany's largest mail-order pharmacies. The new system handles more than half of the picking processes automatically. With a processing time of 20 minutes per parcel, up to 10,000 shipments leave the logistics center every day.

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Future city

Update No. 33

Quo vadis, AI? The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) is omnipresent and plays a key role – both in business and private environments.

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SSI Schaefer deploys AGV fleet and more for Sun Garden distribution center
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SSI Schaefer deploys AGV fleet and more for Sun Garden distribution center

Sun Garden, headquartered in Neuenkirchen, Germany, is one of Europe’s market-leading manufacturers of mattresses and cushions. For a new distribution center at its production site in Malanów, Poland, the enterprise needed a one-stop intralogistics solution – and turned to SSI Schaefer for the answer. As an integral part of the solution, a fleet of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) will soon enable the flexible, obstacle-free transfer of goods.

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Award Focus Money

SSI Schaefer honored as a leader in intralogistics innovation in Germany

SSI Schaefer, the world’s leading provider of products and solutions for internal material flows, has been named one of the nation’s most innovative companies by German news magazines Focus and Focus Money.

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