CEO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group Steffen Bersch chairs VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association

Steffen Bersch, CEO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions, was elected as the new Chairman of the VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association, which has over 240 member companies, on February 01, 2022. He succeeds Gordon Riske, former CEO of KION Group AG. “I would like to thank […]

DB Schenker is driving warehouse automation in Sweden

DB Schenker has implemented AutoStore in order to optimize logistics solutions for e-commerce customers • Logistics center in Gothenburg offers unique flexibility for sustainable omnichannel solutions. DB Schenker has successfully implemented AutoStore, an automated goods-to-person system, in order to improve logistics for MQ Marqet, a leading retailer for high-quality fashion in Sweden. The automated online […]

Digitalization and sustainability: Key Topics at HANNOVER MESSE 2022

Hannover. Exhibitors at HANNOVER MESSE 2022, which runs 30 May–2 June, present solutions to the global challenges of climate change. How do they develop such products? By combining digitalization, artificial intelligence, automation, and sustainable energy concepts. Numerous exhibiting companies participate in the Call for Papers to present their concepts, technologies and best practices to a global […]

SSI SCHAEFER Software successfully validated again

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) has successfully validated SSI SCHAEFER software in the validation of Warehouse Management System (WMS) solutions. With the help of the manufacturer-independent “WMS Online Selection”, Fraunhofer IML supports companies in selecting the optimal suitable WMS and provider. The validation signet once again confirms the quality of SSI SCHAEFER software […]

Keuhne+Nagel Luxembourg’s third contract logistics site leverages the central location in Europe for e-commerce

Grand launch in the Grand Duchy: Keuhne+Nagel’s last e-commerce fulfilment centre debuts in Luxembourg Kuehne+Nagel is considerably expanding its contract logistics footprint with the opening of its latest fulfilment centre in Contern, Luxembourg, comprising 34.000m² of warehousing space. The opening ceremony was attended by Luxembourg’s Prime Minister, Xavier Bettel, Kuehne+Nagel’s Honorary Chairman, Klaus-Michael Kühne, and […]

Leonardo extends logistic agreement with Kuehne+Nagel

Relationship developing towards end-to-end logistics aerospace solution of warehousing and transportation The state of the art warehousing facility, spanning nearly 20,000m2 and which has sustainability as its core, enables the Leonardo Helicopters’ global fleet reliability The site’s development will begin in summer this year and is anticipated to be fully operational in 2023 A new […]

Material Handling in Warehouse

What is materials handling: the loading, unloading, and movement of goods, as within a factory or warehouse, especially by the aid of mechanical devices. Material handling directly impacts productivity in warehouses, manufacturing plants, and distribution centers. When a shipment arrives, a good material handling process ensures goods get from the dock to the appropriate rack […]