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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 at transport logistic 2017

An expert partner with outstanding software for diverse market requirements: SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH at transport logistic 2017 / Hall B 2.629. IT knowledge plays a pivotal role in SSI SCHAEFER’s business strategy – a fact underlined by a dedicated stand for SSI Schäfer IT Solutions GmbH at the transport logistic 2017 trade fair (9th to 12th May in Munich). As intralogistics requirements grow increasingly complex, IT skills will be key to mastering the challenges of customers in various industries – and to developing high-performance, future-proof solutions.

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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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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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Greater focus on customer and market needs

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.

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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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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 experienced first-hand in China

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.

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MAKRO Cash & Carry ČR s.r.o., the wholesale subsidiary of METRO GROUP Wholesale

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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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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SAP customer day at SSI SCHAEFER

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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Schüco: Automated intralogistics operations

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.

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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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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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NextLevel Logistik: repeat order WEASEL® fleet

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.

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