Charlotte, NC – IKEA is breaking ground on a new distribution center in Montreal that will service both United States and Canada. The new center will support current IKEA retail formats but the new center will allow the furniture retailer to compete in e-commerce and smaller retail formats with faster service and greater storage capacity.READ MORE
Charlotte, NC - Vigliano Biellese – The German based SSI SCHAEFER Group, one of the world’s leading suppliers of intralogistics products and solutions acquired Incas S.p.A.—a leading Italian automation and warehouse management software solutions provider.READ MORE
SSI SCHAEFER, a leader in reusable packaging systems, announced today the appointment of Andy Schumacher as Vice President of Packaging Systems. Andy has been in the industry for almost 20 years and has a deep understanding of the industry. Andy’s market expertise and industry connections, sales acumen, and ability to build key relationships fit perfectly with the future vision of SSI SCHAEFER.
Effective immediately, Andy will take over the day-to-day responsibilities for the packaging group. “While we look forward to Andy’s leadership, the packaging team would like to thank Dave McCulloch for his years of dedication and service and wish him success in his future endeavors,” stated Arnold Heuzen, President of Schaefer Systems International, Inc.
SSI SCHAEFER is breaking ground on an e-commerce warehouse fulfillment redesign in Brampton, Ontario for DSV, a global 3PL provider. DSV Solutions business division in Canada chose SSI SCHAEFER to create an automated solution that supports the logistical needs of its various clients; with the primary driving force behind this particular facility upgrade being its health and beauty business segment. The redesigned facility will increase capabilities for DSV and provide room for future growth.READ MORE
WAMAS® GO! by SSI SCHAEFER was voted the top supply chain software by Material Handling Product News’ readers. In total, there were 13 award categories with multiple software companies competing for the top honor.READ MORE
Schaefer Systems International, Inc., an industry leader in automation systems, material handling products, reusable packaging systems, and waste technology products, announced today the expansion of the North American headquarters facility located in Charlotte, NC.READ MORE
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.”READ MORE
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.READ MORE
SSI SCHAEFER is adding an exciting new feature to its presence at the LogiMAT logistics trade fair, in Stuttgart, Germany, from 14 to 16 March 2017. The enterprise will host a series of panel discussions throughout the event. Entitled “LET’S TALK – SSI SCHAEFER’s Expert Panel”, these will explore key topics, with insights from logistics experts and opinion leaders.READ MORE
At the LogiMAT trade fair, from 14th - 16th March 2017 in Stuttgart, SSI SCHAEFER will present its innovative system solutions for intralogistics, with a new, global sales structure for complete automated solutions and the new company SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
SSI SCHAEFER has delivered another fleet of WEASEL automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to fashion logistics service provider NextLevel Logistik® GmbH. The vehicles are being used in the picking area of a hanging goods warehouse.READ MORE
SCHÜCO International KG, one of the world's leading specialists in window, door and façade technology, has contracted SSI SCHAEFER to expand its facilities for accessories and fittings logistics at the Metal division in Bielefeld.READ MORE
The SSI SCHAEFER Group is the first company in the sector to open a technology centre for the Chinese market in Kunshan near Shanghai. The facility – with a showroom, convention centre and development department – represents a crucial, strategic factor in tapping the growing market in the region.READ MORE