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Schaeffler Italia

Schaeffler Italia S.R.L. develops and manufactures rolling bearings, plain bearings, and linear guides for machine building and engine components.

Industry: Automotive

Location: Italy

European Distribution Center South

Körber has implemented a best-of-breed solution in the European Distribution Center (EDC) South, of the Industrial Division of the Schaeffler Group.

Challenges:

The industrial division of Schaeffler Group restructured its global logistics to create a “European Distribution Center” (EDC), a high-performance logistics network based on four locations in Continental Europe. During this process, it faced a variety of challenges, including:

  • Achieving the goal of improving market supply in Europe
  • The need to optimize supplier performance

Solutions Implemented:

Schaeffler Italia implemented a best-of-breed solution for intralogistics in the EDC. This included:

  • Order picking for automated sequencing
  • Manual pallet storage
  • Long goods shelving
  • Container conveyor system
  • 18 workstations
  • Crane system with vacuum hose lifters
  • Floor conveyors
  • Visualization and material flow computer

Benefits:

Overall, the system has increased goods availability and the service level for the industrial aftermarket sector and OEMs. Additional benefits include:

  • Significant reduction in run times
  • An increase in throughput to a maximum of 1,200 containers per hour

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