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Swisslog awarded major order in Singapore

  • 09/12/2011, Buchs/Aarau

  • Grocery Logistics of Singapore (GLS) has commissioned Swisslog as general contractor to design and implement its new automated storage and CaddyPick distribution center in Singapore.

 

GLS provides logistics and distribution services to FairPrice Supermarkets, one of the leading supermarket chains in Singapore. The order volume amounts to approx. MSGD 50 (approx. MCHF 35).

"We are glad to have been chosen by our longtime customer Grocery Logistics of Singapore as partner for this major step towards further expansion. We take it as a sign of the trust placed in Swisslog's capability to find optimal solutions for the future needs of its clients," explains Daniel Fink, President of Swisslog's Warehouse & Distribution Solutions division. The new logistics center will enable GLS to provide logistics services in view of the projected growth of its business in the future.

First CaddyPick system in all Asia/Pacific

As general contractor, Swisslog will deliver a turnkey facility. Its services encompass the design, realisation and start-up support of the new facility, including the installation of all materials handling equipment. GLS will be the first company in the Asia/Pacific region to implement Swisslog's CaddyPick monorail concept. Besides CaddyPick, Swisslog will also install its conveyor systems and pallet stacker cranes as well as the software and control systems.

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