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Lidl expands logistics centre with order picking

By Retail Technology | Tuesday May 28 2013

New case picking system streamlines order picking for value-chain grocer in German automated picking warehouse

Food retailer Lidl has revealed work undertaken with SSI Schaefer to expand its logistics centre in Kirchheim/Teck, Germany with an automated picking warehouse.

Having successfully completed the project last year, it confirmed that, in 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.

Scope for expansion

Although Lidl itself did not provide comment, the provider reported that the greatest implementation challenges were the very high requirements for pallet composition and the handling of packages.

The system now guarantees optimally packed pallets for transporting and then unloading goods at the store. The implementation of the modular, scalable system also gives Lidl the ability to extend its capabilities into the future.

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