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June 2020

2nd Annual Manufacturing Connect


2nd Gathering of major European Manufacturers for networking, inspiration and reviews of innovation.

HÖRMANN Logistik is innovation champion of the TOP 100 companies


Since 1987 Hörmann Logistik has been designing and implementing automatic high-bay warehouses, small parts warehouses and the connecting conveyor and handling technology with heart and mind in various industries. Innovative ideas, future-oriented technology and personal support characterise the individual concepts as well as the tailor-made HiLIS Warehouse Management System.

Five Essential Capabilities of E-Grocery Fulfillment Software


In a previous post, I shared how the global pandemic could increase the future demand for e-grocery services and has led to new advances in fulfillment automation, such as Swisslog’s standardized Click&Pick® fulfillment solutions using AutoStore.

SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE commissioned SSI Schaefer with highly automated solution


SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE, one of Continental Europe’s leading online pharmacies, commissioned SSI Schaefer to equip their new logistics center in Sevenum, the Netherlands. The highly automated solution will increase the possible shipping volume to more than 35 million parcels per year and has been designed for zero-error tolerance and 24/7 operations. The investment is in the medium double-digit million range.

Seamlessly integrated: KESSEL AG relies on inconso’s SAP know-how for warehouse expansion


Specialist for drainage technology and SAP partner inconso go live with centralized logistics capacities at headquarters in Lenting

Mr.Bricolage Réunion chooses to optimize store stock management with Reflex In-Store Logistics


The home-improvement retailer has deployed Reflex In-Store Logistics and Reflex WMS in a drive to optimize its logistics flows and processes, and gain granular stock management capability across 25,000 sq m of sales floor and 6,000 sq m of stockroom space.

The Optimal Route of Goods to Hofer Shops at the »Press of a Button«


The planning of the supply to shops from the Hofer distribution centre looks like a scene from a movie. The technology of the future helps the logistics planner to calculate the optimal solutions, which a human being could never find so quickly and efficiently. An intelligent system for distribution planning (Atlas DMS) plans optimal distribution based on all of the specific limitations and rules of the trader.

The Future of Logistics in the Light of the Pandemic


A pandemic is one of those unpredictable cataclysmic events that are described by Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his bestseller The Black Swan. Their common characteristic is that no one can predict them, and they, therefore, surprise us again and again.

The Path to Automation


The plastic electroplating specialist C+C Krug GmbH took the path to semi-automation of logistics processes together with SSI Schaefer. Three SSI LOGIMAT® Vertical Lift Modules, two automated guided vehicles, type WEASEL® and a short bin conveying system ensure efficient processes between warehouse and production. The warehouse equipment has been designed for expansion.

Harald Rackel appointed COO of the SSI Schaefer Group


Rackel completes the C-Suite Management Team for the SSI Schaefer Group

May 2020

Castellini to Ensure Produce Freshness Across the Supply Chain with Blue Yonder


Blue Yonder will deliver AI/ML-powered inventory visibility and operational improvement for the produce and floral sourcing, delivery, and supply chain service provider

Spaten-Löwenbräu GmbH depends on solutions by EPG: EPG | LFS und Lydia® Voice provide refreshment.


At Spaten-Löwenbräu GmbH in Dachau, Germany, high season begins in April and ends with the traditional Oktoberfest in Munich – an absolute seasonal peak.



Gartner, a leading IT research and strategic consulting firm, has positioned Reply, specialised in the design and implementation of solutions based on new communication channels and digital media, among the Visionaries in their »Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems« 2020.

Schneider Collaborates With Blue Yonder on New Carrier Marketplace


Shippers can achieve optimized supply chain management with real-time, dynamic capacity pricing solution

Swisslog wins German Innovation Award 2020 with the ACPaQ mixed-case palletizing solution


The fully automated Swisslog ACPaQ palletizing solution has won the German Innovation Award 2020 in the »Machines & Engineering« category. This award compares existing solutions and awards outstanding achievements in innovation and honors solutions that distinguish themselves primarily by their user-centered design and added value. The prize is awarded by the German Design Council and sponsored by the German parliament.

Bosch Rexroth and Klinkhammer cooperate on warehouse automation with fully automated piece picking


Klinkhammer Intralogistics, a system integrator and expert in warehouse automation is ex-panding its portfolio for automated picking by the Smart Item Picking of Bosch Rexroth.

Aiman Ezzat becomes CEO of Capgemini


Paul Hermelin continues as Chairman of the Board

SSI SCHAEFER and La Costeña®: Breaking logistics paradigms


In order to break logistics paradigms and modify their current supply chain, La Costeña, one of the biggest manufacturers of canned food in Mexico, worked together with SSI SCHAEFER to develop a major logistics solution that aims at increasing storage capacity, picking efficiency and dispatch production.

AutoStore® small parts warehouse for the storage of automotive spare parts at BeON in Ettlingen


The BeON GmbH & Co. KG supplies with its BeON Parts Center the Citroen, Peugeot, DS and from 1.10.2020 also Opel partners in southern Germany with repair spare parts.

Modern AutoStore® warehouse for original Giesswein mill products in Austria


Giesswein Walkwaren AG is a Tyrolean family business in its third generation. From hand-picked wool in traditional quality, modern, sustainable and functional clothing and shoes are produced in our own production facilities.

If your service is poor, you become easy prey for your competitors


Erich Schlenkrich is Industry Manager at TGW Logistics Group. In the interview, he explains how the challenges in spare parts logistics are changing, which role digitalisation will play in the future and why TGW is a reliable long-term partner for companies.

Kardex acquires majority share in Robomotive


Kardex has acquired the majority share in the Dutch company Robomotive.

Warehouse Management at Bohle: Keeping track of global inventories with AEB


Bicycle specialist Ralf Bohle GmbH is all about quality. This refers to tires as well as to warehouse management. That's why they rely on the WMS from AEB.

Putwall Processing - The Efficient Multi-Order Packing Table Function for E-commerce!


E-commerce sales figures are headed in one direction only for years – upward! And even in the current situation, with confinement, social and physical distancing and measures imposed, with shops completely or partially closed, the online trade, at least temporarily, is a good shopping alternative during the Corona crisis.

Automated and digital with the customer web porta:l Find you way through the contract and billing jungle with EPG | CnB


EPG | CnB (Contract and Billing) is the comprehensive solution for digital contract and billing management for all logistics services. From contract creation through comprehensive records of performance to contract assignment and automatic invoicing: This tool provides powerful modules for all work and process steps.

Infor Positioned as a Leader, for 2nd Consecutive Time, in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems


Infor recognized for completeness of vision and ability to execute

Mantis has been included in Gartner's 2020 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems


WMS with flexible / affordable automations specializing in e-Commerce fulfilment are more important than ever as the world continues to struggle with the effects of coronavirus. 3PLs, retailers and wholesalers can count on Mantis WMS these tough times.

The EDEKA Group Nordbayern-Sachsen-Thüringen commissioned SSI Schaefer


The EDEKA Group Nordbayern-Sachsen-Thüringen expands and automates their regional warehouse in Gochsheim, Germany with SSI Schaefer.

Blue Yonder Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems


Gartner recently released the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) report (May 6, 2020), and Blue Yonder has again been named a Leader in the report.

Thomas Hibinger new COO of viastore SYSTEMS


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