Swisslog secures order to implement AutoStore in new distribution center for syncreon, a leading contract logistics company
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
February 2, 2018, Mason, OH – Swisslog Logistics Automation, a leading provider of best-in-class warehouse automation and software, will implement AutoStore for syncreon, a leading specialized contract logistics company consistently recognized for its operational excellence. The newly constructed, automated distribution center in Carlisle, PA will serve both e-commerce and retail fulfillment. The new facility occupies approximately one million square feet and is scheduled to begin fulfillment operations in June 2018.
syncreon is globally recognized for optimizing customers’ supply chains, providing tailored, innovative, and scalable solutions that reduce costs and improve performance. According to David Minns, Senior Vice President, Global Procurement, for syncreon, “We believe that a proven goods-to-person picking solution like AutoStore will be a perfect complement to our more conventional picking operations. We are particularly attracted to the easy scalability of AutoStore for our future growth. As a global company, we selected Swisslog as our implementation partner because of their strong global footprint and support organization.”
Swisslog is the leading global integrator of the AutoStore system with more than 85 installations. Swisslog’s AutoStore solution combines intelligent SynQ warehouse management software and unique pick stations not offered by other integrators.
Markus Schmidt, President Swisslog WDS Americas, commented, “It’s exciting to see this technology really take off in the United States. American companies are rapidly adopting goods-to-person automation and turning to Swisslog because of our vast experience compared to other integrators. After installing more than 85 projects, our realization has been perfected to the point that our team can install in short time frames while tailoring solutions that work for our diverse clientele in the E-commerce/retail, consumer goods and production logistics industries.”
Swisslog designs, develops and delivers best-in-class automation solutions for forward-thinking hospitals, warehouses and distribution centers. We offer integrated systems and services from a single source – from consulting to design, implementation and lifetime customer service. Behind the company’s success are 2,500 employees worldwide, supporting customers in more than 50 countries.
Swisslog is part of the KUKA Group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions.
Megan Wolf, Marketing Manager