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April 2019

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics becomes Siemens Logistics


With effect from April 26, 2019, Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH will become known in Germany under its new name of Siemens Logistics GmbH.

TGW Commissions First FlashPick® System in Austria


In recent months, a highly-automated logistics center was built for H. H. Beteiligungs-GmbH in the Tyrolean town of Polling. This company is the parent of Servus Handels- und Verlags-GmbH, which operates a mail order business under the brand name of 'Personalshop' in Austria. Distribution is handled via online shopping, catalogs, as well as seven stores. The business’s high growth rates together with their sophisticated multichannel mix has resulted in restructuring of the intralogistics system.

State-of-the-art Intralogistics: Swisslog wins major order from IKEA Supply Malaysia


The Swiss logistics specialist Swisslog, a KUKA subsidiary, has received a major order from IKEA Supply (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd with a value of approximately 43 Million Euro.

Jungheinrich opens spare parts centre in Singapore


Delivery times reduced by up to five days • Minimal downtime at maximum productivity • Vertical lift and lithium-ion technology in use

»What can be automated, will be automated«


Interview with Raffaele Destro, expert in retail logistics and industry manager at TGW Logistics Group, about the challenges in fashion logistics.

KNAPP wins Material Handling Industry Innovation Award for Best IT Innovation


KNAPP, a leading technological intralogistics company, has won the award for best IT innovation from the Material Handling Industry (MHI), which names winners each year in three categories. The prize went to redPILOT, a new cloud software solution for optimizing warehouse logistics. The awards ceremony took place on April 10 at the ProMAT trade fair in Chicago.

Calimax Transforms its Supply Chain with JDA


Mexican grocery store chain successfully overhauls demand and replenishment processes with JDA solutions



The 2019 Retail Systems Awards shortlists have been announced. Now in their 14th year, the Retail Systems Awards highlight outstanding projects and innovation in the retail sector. Logistics Reply is proud to be recognised as a finalist in two categories this year, the Logistics and Supply Chain Award, and for the much sought-after recognition of: Retail Partnership of the Year - Marks & Spencer & Logistics Reply.

w3logistics AG for the first time as exhibitor at Empack


The Empack in Dortmund, national trade fair for the packaging industry, will be supplemented this year for the first time by the trade fair for intralogistics "Logistics & Distribution". In the heart of the economically strong region of North Rhine-Westphalia, Dortmund convinces as a perfect trade fair location.

Jungheinrich builds fully automated warehouse for blood plasma


Comprehensive intralogistics concept for Grifols in Dublin - Jungheinrich delivers the entire solution from a single source - Controlled by the Jungheinrich Warehouse Control System (WCS)

A Key Player in Intralogistics: Hörmann Logistik GmbH acquires majority stake in Klatt Fördertechnik GmbH


Hörmann Logistik GmbH, a Hörmann Group company, is a successful general contractor (GU) for the supply of intelligent and innovative intralogistics systems with 32 years experience. The Munich-based company is now acquiring a majority stake in the Austrian company Klatt Fördertechnik GmbH.

Precisely timed supply processes


Networking, information transparency, technical assistance and decentralised decisions are key cornerstones of a »smart factory«.

Ehrhardt + Partner Group (EPG) and Rocla Oy begin strategic partnership


The EPG and Rocla Oy have established a strategic partnership. Rocla is a Finnish manufacturer of electric warehouse trucks, counterbalance trucks and automated guided vehicles (AGVs). E+P supplies its LFS Software Suite as a comprehensive solution for managing all logistics processes. Under the new partnership, the two companies will now collaborate long-term. EPG and Rocla together provide an efficient and complete solution for the automated transport of goods in the warehouse.

SOLVO and Infoscan Implement Universal Load Measuring Tool at SIM-Logistic Warehouse


In January 2019, SOLVO and Infoscan completed a joint project implementing an automatic weight and dimensional load characteristics measuring tool Infoscan 3D, integrated with Solvo.WMS at the warehouse of SIM-Logistics in Saint Petersburg and Moscow, Russia.

Zorro Abarrotero Optimizes Space Plans with JDA


Leading Mexican retailer implements JDA Space Planning to enhance information processing and customer experience

Logistics efficiency in the omnichannel business


Warehouse and material flow software streamlines processes along the supply chain

Performance increase with w3/max


The logistics centre of Hera GmbH & Co. KG in Enger is supported by w3logistics AG in a further expansion stage of the warehouse management and material flow system w3/max. The manufacturer of lighting systems will continue to rely on w3logistics AG and its flexible and broad-based warehouse management software in its successfully operated logistics centre, which is charac­terized above all by the fact that it can be supplemented with new requirements at any time.

Logistics Vision Suite by Mantis


Conex Distributor, a main supplier of automotive accessories and parts in Romania provides excellence with Logistics Vision Suite by Mantis

La Halle chooses Reflex WMS to manage logistics flows at its warehouses


La Halle is modernizing its two logistics hubs, rolling out a new logistics plan, and deploying Hardis Group's warehouse management system in a drive to embrace the challenges of omnichannel retail and cope with its expanding business outside France.

»w3logistics AG« is a new participant of the WMS database


The »w3logistics AG« becomes a new participant of the WMS database with the system »w3/max«. Thus, the company now uses the numerous advantages of one of the leading platforms »warehouse logistics« for the comparison of Warehouse Management Systems. The Team warehouse logistics welcomes the »w3logistics AG«.

Flaconi relies on LFS.wms from the Ehrhardt + Partner Group


The seasonal nature of business is a logistical challenge for Flaconi, the beauty e-commerce retailer. To ensure that all orders reach the customer on time, Flaconi uses the LFS.wms warehouse management system and the LFS.iss (International Shipping System) shipping solution from the Ehrhardt + Partner Group (EPG) to optimize its logistics processes. Switching to the LFS solutions soon paid for itself over the 2018 Christmas period.

New Intralogistics for Thermoplan


A state-of-the-art logistics hub is being built in Weggis, canton of Lucerne, for Swiss coffee machine manufacturer Thermoplan. The logistics center is scheduled for completion by February 2020. On 11 February 2019, the official start of the project was marked by a ground-breaking ceremony. Thanks to even higher-powered automated intralogistics, Thermoplan, a family-owned business, will be able to increase productivity and drastically speed up throughput times.

Boppard-based software expert aiming for a headcount of 600 employees.


The Ehrhardt + Partner Group (EPG) with its headquarters in Boppard-Buchholz has been constantly growing over the last years. This is no surprise, given the fact that the national and international logistics industry is also a continuously growing economic sector. Just in 2017, the company specializing in logistics software invested in the site in the industrial zone Hellerwald with a new building. This year, the subject of employee recruiting is at the very top of the EPG agenda.

March 2019

Stationary company Pichon gets ready for the back-to-school days with Savoye


Paper mills Pichon, a distributor of school supplies and already a Savoye customer since the 90’s, has done a detailed study of the market and has executed an extensive request for quotation process, but has chosen again for their historic partner to accompany them on the path of modernization of their soon highly automated site in Veauche, France.

Descartes Highlights Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference


Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) (DSG.TO), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced a number of product innovations to the Descartes Logistics Technology Platform at Evolution 2019, the company's 14th annual Global User and Partner Conference taking place in Naples, Florida, March 26 — 28, 2019.

SSI Schaefer extends logistics center of fashion company Carhartt WIP


As general contractor for intralogistics, SSI Schaefer provides a new logistics building for Work in Progress Textilhandels GmbH (Carhartt WIP), including a Cuby shuttle system, a compact bin and carton conveying system as well as picking locations with sequencing towers. Furthermore, the existing automated shipping buffer will be extended and connected to the new system technology.

ContiTech collaborates on establishment of logistics centre


Automatic small parts warehouse with four Miniloads STC • Conveyor technology with goods receipt and order picking workstations • Use of lithium-ion trucks in multi-bay racking broad aisle

TGW: Building a world-class logistics center for Puma


Puma, one of the world's leading sports brands, has commissioned intralogistics specialist TGW with building a highly automated distribution center. In the Bavarian community of Geiselwind, this spectacular intralogistics system will be completed by spring of 2021. At a three-digit million volume, this is one of the largest orders in TGW's company history. The official go-ahead for the large-scale project was given at the ground-breaking ceremony on 18 February 2019.

IFS certification with w3/max


The Frische- und Gefrierzentrum Rheine GmbH started operations on the premises of the subsidiary of the Dutch NewCold Group in 2014. The new freshness and freezing centre with a 120-ton high-performance freezer system is available for the interim storage and shock freezing of poultry and meat products. The company's range of services includes storage, order picking and packaging as well as the nationwide distribution of frozen products and ice cream.

Predictive analytics with The Ehrhardt + Partner Group (EPG): Recognizing from yesterday what will happen tomorrow


So that processes also run smoothly in the warehouse during seasonal order peaks, many companies subjectively trust the advance planning of their logistics processes on their previous experience. However, in order to make precise predictions of future capacities, logistics professionals must be able to translate these experiences into available and usable data at any time. The Ehrhardt + Partner Group (EPG) supports this process through predictive analytics.

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