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KNAPP to supply the world’s largest shuttle storage system for Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss, the international fashion and lifestyle brand, has commissioned KNAPP to supply the warehouse automation for its new distribution centre in Filderstadt, Germany. With 400,000 storage locations, the OSR ShuttleTM system will be the largest system of its kind in the world.

Hugo Boss is investing almost 100 million euros in the 23,400m2 facility, which is located just south of Stuttgart and close to the city’s airport. The OSR ShuttleTM solution will provide Hugo Boss with the flexibility required to react to future market changes and the various demands of its sales channels both quickly and efficiently. In particular, features such as the ability to store full cases directly, the immediate availability of items after goods-in and high throughput have made KNAPP’s OSR ShuttleTM system the optimum solution. Goods-to-person order picking will be carried out at KNAPP’s highly ergonomic Pick-it-Easy workstations. The new logistics centre will go into operation in 2014.

KNAPP AG, headquartered in Austria and with sales and service offices in 26 countries, is one of the world’s leading businesses in warehouse logistics and automation. A full 60 years of experience and know-how from more than 1400 projects in various sectors make KNAPP a global player today. The group’s core competencies are in the retail (food/non-food), fashion, pharmacy and cosmetics sectors. Other industries such as tools, eyecare and office supply wholesale also trust in the comprehensive know-how of the KNAPP group when installing or adapting their distribution centres and warehouses. KNAPP is a company with strong growth and an outstanding position in the world market. KNAPP maintains branches in Great Britain, Belgium, Italy, France, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Brazil, Germany, China, South Africa and the USA and has representatives in 17 other countries.

Company contact:
Mr Craig Rollason, Head of Sales Marketing
Tel:  01844 202149

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