The digital warehouse at Lufthansa Technik

The logistics of the future must be smart, efficient, digital and highly automated.

Mar 20 2018

We are taking major part in the The Lufthansa Technik Group Magazine publication, where Dr. Harald Kolbe, Head of Digital Innovation at Lufthansa Technik Group talks about their strategy on

The digital warehouse

The logistics of the future must be smart, efficient, digital and highly automated. Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services has therefore launched a targeted program aimed at automating, digitalizing and interconnecting core warehousing processes. ... Lufthansa Article

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Since 2015, the company has been using the automated storage rack system AutoStore, enabling it to increase the number of warehouse admissions and retrievals while reducing the required amount of warehouse space by more than 50 percent.

Now a new component is added: the automated guided vehicle AGILOX. Unlike AutoStore, the goods them- selves become mobile: The system brings them directly to the employees’ workplace and thus ensures further process automation. The AGILOX system was introduced in Munich last December, with the option to extend its use to other locations following successful evaluation.

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