Swisslog Holding AG

Swisslog Holding AG
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Are you looking for a WMS solution that is able to adapt quickly to new market requirements? Then opt for a solution from Swisslog, your #1 guide through the digital revolution in intralogistics automation. Our SynQ software platform and our customized SAP solutions stand for dynamic growth.

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Robotic & data driven solutions for your logistics automation

Future-ready warehousing and distribution solutions enable you to stay ahead of the competition. As a growing global company, we have a presence in more than 25 countries, supporting our customers to meet their business goals. In partnership with KUKA, we cover the entire automation value chain with robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional value for your business.

Swisslog is shaping the future of logistics automation and transforming warehouses and distribution centers to achieve maximum efficiency, flexibility and agility. Our Industry 4.0 and robotics innovation means our automation solutions are always future-ready. By understanding and analyzing your data, we optimize the performance of your operation.

Our complete solutions include consulting, concept studies, project implementationcustomer servicebest-in-class technologies and software, all tailored to the specific requirements of your business.


Established in the era of the manual warehouse, Swisslog quickly evolved into a leading supplier ofcrane-based automationin the 80s and 90s.

By 2009 we were one of the first to implement anAutoStore systemand one of the largest integrators of intralogistics automation.

We are continually innovating ourcompetitive technologyto meet the demands of today's omni-channel storage and distribution. As a member of the KUKA group since 2015, we are advancing digitalization androbotic technologyin intralogistics.

Today we are harnessing the power of big data withIndustry 4.0and laying the foundations for artificial intelligence and achieving new levels of warehouse automation dynamics, efficiency andinsight.

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WMSSAP Extended Warehouse Management SAP S/4HANA 2020


In addition to our in-house software platform SynQ, Swisslog also offers a comprehensive know-how in the seamless connection of our technologies in existing SAP-ERP-environments. We offer a single source service package in all questions around the warehouse management solution by SAP - from the holistic analysis and project conception, over the integration of all technical components up to the tailor-made implementation of your SAP EWM solution.

Through our close partnership with SAP, we implement standard-level implementations, focussing primarily on the logistical process in your warehouse.

Quick overview on the functions

SAP EWM is a highly standardized and efficient warehouse management system for manual and automated warehouses with material flow functionality that allows the direct connection of PLC-level controls. It indludes:

  • the seamless integration of the logistics process into your SAP environment

  • the creation of increased transparency over inventory and process

  • the optimization of picking distances

  • the support of modern services within the warehouse

  • the multi-user capability

  • the integration of technical components

  • the seamless integration of the logistics process into your SAP environment

SAP EWM can be run as an embedded module integrated in the SAP ERP S/4 HANA landscape or as a decentralized system. The advanced functions improve operational processes and increase transparency in the warehouse

Our services in the field of SAP EWM

Swisslog offers its customers a comprehensive portfolio of services for integrating SAP solutions. Our offerings include:

  • Software project management

  • Detailed project planning

  • SAP system customization

  • Additional software design (following gap analysis)

  • Additional programming (following gap analysis)

  • Software integration and testing

  • Documentation and user training

  • Test runs

  • Transition management

  • Go live/startup

  • On-site support during the startup phase

  • Lifetime support according to service agreement


The MFS (Material Flow System) package from Swisslog makes sure that SAP and Swisslog solutions can communicate right from the start. This MFS package adds special request codes for Swisslog technologies to the functions of the regular SAP material flow system. The package integrates stacker cranes, shuttles, monorail systems, conveyors systems, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and robots. In addition, the AutoStore compact warehouse system and the CarryPick mobile warehouse solution can be connected to SAP EWM as special functions.

All SAP solutions from Swisslog focus not only on smooth material flow but also on easy and secure user guidance during ope­ration. All screen displays and dialogs are clearly organized and easy to follow.

WMSSynQ 2021


Automation, robotic, digital networking and the inexorable increase of complex data shape the intralogistics of the present and the future. Within the inhouse software platform SynQ Swisslog offers a tailor-made IT solution for your automated warehouse wich has been evolved to master all the technical challenges of »Industry 4.0«.

SynQ represents a new software generation that provides an advanced functionality compared with conventional warehouse management systems. The software platform includes comprehensive functions for warehouse management, material flow and automation control. And it also offers a broad range of business-intelligence-tools for a forward-looking and »intelligent« warehouse management.

Target group

The SynQ software platform offers a wide range of WMS functionalities and business intelligence services - it’s adressed to all companies who want to stay one step ahead of their competitors.


Due to the modular structure of our software platform and according to your individual requirements the software provides you to add some components and functions going beyond the core technologies of our warehouse management system.

»Collaboration Platform«The »Collaboration Platform« is the heart of our software platform that makes integration possible. It includes all base software modules, such as those required for managing inventory or connecting to a host system. Additionally, all our testing processes and quality standards are part of this pillar.

»Operational Services«

The »Operational Services« provide a broad range of opportunities to manage all the typical, industry-specific warehousing processes. In the retail and ecommerce sector that might be a fast order fulfillment including picking, replenishment and returns handling. In the pharmaceutical industry that includes the inbound and outbound processes, the tracking and monitoring such as the quality assurance processes based on GMP/GDP and validation. And in the food and beverage industry the »Operational Services« focus the receiving and picking processes for omni-channel distribution warehouses including shelf life and durability batch controlling.

»Intelligent Services«

Our »Intelligent Services« provide a wide range of add-on services within the world of analytics and business intelligence. This spans our growing number of Manager apps, like Cockpit Manager, Availability Manager for predictive availability planning, the Event-Manager for triggering automated actions as well as our Condition Monitoring Tool that allows quick visibility to all your warehouse operations. Our »Intelligent Services« enable smart growth in dynamically changing market environments. According to your individual requirements your are free to install this add-on services independently or as part of an integrated system.


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Swisslog GmbH

Ezzestraße 4

D-44379 Dortmund


Telephone: +49 231 75895 00

Swisslog AG

Webereiweg 3

CH-5033 Buchs


Telephone: +41 62 837 41 41

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