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June 2018

SSI Schaefer implements a state-of-the-art distribution center for IKEA


IKEA has decided to build a new distribution center in Montreal and commissioned SSI Schaefer with the implementation. Core elements of the project are an automatic shuttle warehouse designed according to the 3D-MATRIX Solution® concept, a high-bay warehouse (HBW) with 245,000 pallet storage locations, ergonomic multi-order-picking work stations, and the logistics software WAMAS®.

Interdiscount and Microspot on Growth Course: TGW Expands Swiss Logistics Hub


Interdiscount is the market leader for home electronics in Switzerland. The retailing expert, who is looking to substantially develop online business, is in the course of expanding its non-food range on to 260,000 different products. To prepare Interdiscount’s intralogistics for these new challenges, TGW has built a fully automated distribution center at the company’s headquarters in Jegenstorf, Switzerland.

Well-prepared for the future with retrofit and expansion of storage capacities


Medical device manufacturer Ofa Bamberg expands and retrofits logistics center

GEHE implements first KNAPP-Store in the McKesson Europe group


GEHE is opening a brand-new, ultramodern subsidiary in Rostock this summer.

Logistics Service Provider B+S Logistik Achieves Rapid Ecommerce Growth using Descartes pixi* WMS


Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that B+S Logistik (B+S GmbH Logistik und Dienstleistungen), a leading German logistics service provider (LSP), has expanded its contract logistics business with new business-to-consumer (B2C) ecommerce operations using the Descartes pixi* warehouse management solution (WMS) to support order fulfillment in fashion, food distribution and other segments.

inconso’s SAP Recognized Expertise for SCM/EWM Again Confirmed by SAP


inconso AG was again certified for its SAP Recognized Expertise for Supply Chain Management/Extended Warehouse Management solutions in Germany

Aberle builds European Logistics Centre of Böllhoff Group


With a new European Logistics Centre located in Oelsnitz/Vogtland in Saxony Böllhoff, one of the world's leading experts for connector elements and assembly components, embarks on further expansion.

State-of-the-art picking system for pharmaceutical wholesaler


The combination of 12 fully automated A-Frame picking systems with the Schaefer Scan Machine facilitates efficient single product picking and reading according to the guidelines of tracking and tracing for pharmaceutical products.

Amway Executes on its Digital Transformation with JDA


Amway extends JDA footprint to 50 warehouses; goes live with 28 sites in just four months

EDEKA Nord upgrades NORDfrische Center with KNAPP technology


The NORDfrische Center in Valluhn (Germany) is the meat production facility of EDEKA Handelsgesellschaft Nord GmbH. Around 1,500 different articles are produced at the centre, which delivers to just short of 700 EDEKA and Marktkauf stores in northern Germany. EDEKA chose to work with KNAPP on an expansion of the distribution area. The new logistics centre is due to start operation at the beginning of 2020.

Going higher and higher… when space is at a premium one must go up not out


Across from Basel’s new landmark, the Roche Building 1, Stöcklin has enhanced the present logistics center in the pharmaceutical company’s facility to include a high bay warehouse divided into two different climate zones and all connected by automatic conveying equipment.

May 2018

Warehouse Management System: Hardis Group opens a new subsidiary in Benelux


The firm behind the Reflex WMS warehouse management software opens a new subsidiary in the Netherlands, strengthening its presence in Benelux. The move, which follows openings in Spain and Switzerland in 2017, is intended to bring the company’s services closer to current and future customers in these fast-moving markets.

New production facility for Dr. Reckeweg in Bensheim/Germany


With demand for homeopathic medicinal products constantly growing both at home and abroad, pharmaceutical manufacturer Dr. Reckeweg & Co. GmbH is intending to expand its production capacities. To this end, investment has been earmarked for the construction of a new production building with an adjoining high-bay warehouse in Bensheim.

Fressnapf Group: LFS software suite controls automated small parts warehouse


Pet owners find »what animals love« at almost 1500 Fressnapf stores in eleven countries and from its pet supplies webshop. Given that storing collars, blankets, sanitary items and food requires intelligent and efficient management, as well as a lot of space, the Fressnapf Group has built a new automated small parts warehouse at its headquarters and logistics center in Krefeld.

Solvo.WMS & Solvo.Yard to Support Free PostgreSQL Database Management System


SOLVO is planning to fully support the PostgreSQL version 10.x by August 2019 in its Solvo.WMS and Solvo.Yard solutions.

Automated Invoicing with inconsoLSA 3.0


inconso presents extended features and availability as SaaS with new release

Vanderlande’s AIRTRAX Pocket is the ideal choice for Zalando


Vanderlande has been selected by Zalando SE – Europe’s leading online fashion platform – to install its innovative AIRTRAX Pocket sortation solution at its new logistics centre in Sweden. It will be at the heart of the order management system on site and help to support Zalando achieve its strategy of profitable growth, increase its market share and strengthen its competitive position. The project will also continue to develop the successful partnership that exists between both organisations.

WAMAS® Labor & Resource Management for Maximized and Transparent Productivity


Quicker, more efficient, simply better: the new »Labor and Resource Management« system, WAMAS® LRM, from SSI SCHAEFER is ushering intralogistics into a new era of optimized performance and guaranteed maximum information transparency. The intelligent system looks at everything from individual processes to the entire internal material flow in order to optimize procedures and productivity.

DIESEL TECHNIC AG signs contract with KNAPP at CeMAT


KNAPP AG was awarded the contract for an automation solution with shuttle technology from the supplier of spare parts for commercial vehicles, Diesel Technic AG. The central warehouse in Kirchdorf, Germany will be equipped with the new OSR Shuttle Evo by KNAPP. Dr. Steffen Vondran, CEO of Diesel Technic AG and Heimo Robosch, Executive Vice President of KNAPP AG signed the contract at the CeMAT 2018 trade fair in Hanover.

Construction of a New Logistics Center in Vienna – Investment Volume of around 35 Million Euros


After successful completion of logistics planning Klinkhammer secured a contract as general contractor to realize the warehouse automation and digital networking project for the logistics center of Spiral Reihs & Co. KG, in Austria. At the new site in Wien-Inzersdorf, around 5 km away from the current site of the tools and machinery dealer Spiral, a new administration and logistics building will be realized.

Ownership structure changed at KNAPP AG


KNAPP AG announces a change in the ownership structure starting May 11, 2018. Effective immediately, the Bartenstein Holding GmbH will take over 28.4 percent of KNAPP AG from the previous co-owner, the Japanese company DAIFUKU Co., LTD.

Semi-automatic logistics solution for Germany's largest noodle factory


Process reliability thanks to EKS 215a automated order picker Compact warehouse with shuttle system for efficient use of space Logistics interface communicates between trucks and the Warehouse Management System

va-Q-tec AG Entrusts Reply to Manage its Growing Warehouse Needs


As a fast-growing manufacturer specialized in innovative insulation solutions, va-Q-tec was challenged to set-up the right environment to tackle the requirements that come with rapid growth. A crucial aspect for them was the ability to gain efficiency and visibility in managing the flow of materials within their warehouse and production sites, therefore va-Q-tec entrusted Reply and its ClickReply™ WMS for its two main production sites in Würzburg and Kölleda.

Optimized Delivery Process: BOOXpress Creates Added Value with inconsoTMS


Transport service providers and book wholesalers rely on digital transport processes with IT solutions from inconso

The Gini button from EPG: Digital kanban system for logistics


The Gini button from the Ehrhardt + Partner Group (EPG) brings to logistics the flexibility of a freely configurable kanban system. The latest innovation from EPG digitizes and optimizes replenishment procurement e.g. of consumables or items that are not system-guided. The Gini button can be integrated seamlessly into logistics process chains and easily connected to the existing system infrastructure.

The forum sequence of the »warehouse logistics«-Community at CeMAT 2018 was a complete success!


Under the motto »Efficient Warehouse Management - Digitised and Networked in the Social Networked Industry«, the »warehouse logistics«-Community organised a forum sequence at this year's CeMAT and enjoyed a large number of visitors.

Focus on E-Commerce Quality


In the new logistics center of Online-Luxury-Retailer, an innovative conveyor system by Aberle and system integrator in the logistics system business area of international technology group Körber ensures optimized connection of incoming goods management, rack warehousing, and shipping.

Vanderlande senses opportunities for integrated value chain


E-commerce remains one of the main drivers behind the movement of packages globally. This is because, over the past decade, it has rapidly become ingrained in consumer behaviour. People expect multiple delivery options and flexible deliveries. This latter aspect is a consequence of the desire to have full control of the order, with delivery windows that can be changed quickly if required.

Perfect Pet, a Greek Pet Supplies Wholesaler, fulfills the increasing demands of our loyal friends with Logistics Vision


Perfect Pet is a Greek leading specialty pet wholesaler, established in 2006 in Athens. With impressively high rates of growth Perfect Pet focuses on creating and expanding a large product portfolio of branded goods while maintaining at the same time a high service level of support for all business partners.

FIS Informationssysteme und Consulting GmbH Once Again Certified as »SAP Partner Center of Expertise« (PCoE)


The SAP partner with »Gold« status keeps pace with SAP’s product development and continues to fulfill all SAP service and support standards.

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