SSI Schaefer has expanded the logistics centre of food retailer Lidl in Kirchheim/Teck, Germany with an automated picking warehouse.

chazIn addition to a Schaefer Case Picking (SCP) System, the scope of equipment and services supplied includes a high bay racking system with five aisles and around 15,000 pallet storage spaces, plus a Schaefer Tray System (STS) with 16,000 storage positions on five storage levels. The greatest challenges in implementing this were the very high requirements on pallet composition and the handling of packages.

The system now guarantees optimally packed pallets for transporting and then unloading goods at the store. The project was completed successfully last year. In addition to the implementation of this modular, scalable total solution that can be extended virtually without limit.

Lidl particularly valued the partnership and solution-oriented collaboration with SSI Schaefer.

SSI Schaefer is the UK and world’s leading supplier of logistics and material flow systems with a product offering ranging from plastic storage and transit containers to high bay warehousing systems and almost everything and anything in between – all of its own manufacture.

SSI Schaefer’s unrivalled in-house expertise in the design and installation of major – and often bespoke – turnkey materials handling and storage projects has resulted in many successful automated picking and high bay warehousing schemes for leading blue-chip companies and international organisations.

Typical products are storage and transport containers, shelf storage systems, pallet racks, long load racks and mobile racking systems, which combine with automated picking systems to form the basis of manually operated or fully integrated storage solutions.

With a reputation built on an unwavering commitment to excellence, SSI Schaefer has developed a unique partnering approach, through which they work hand in hand with their customers to develop, design and implement the most innovative yet cost effective solution for each project.

SSI Schaefer prides itself on going the extra mile to fulfil and deliver the best solutions.

SSI Schaefer

Tel: 01264 386600



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