Logistics & Automation returned to IFEMA, Madrid, after two years, due to restrictions generated by Covid-19. It was an exceptional showcase for the latest advances in logistics & automation. There were 300 participating brands, more than 100 speakers, an extensive program of live demonstrations, activities and training content, which meant an intense journey into the future for the more than 9,000 visitors to the event in just two days.
After uniting 12 supply chain technology companies under the name Körber, the supply chain technology specialist presented its end-to-end supply chain solutions, from automation and materials handling to software, voice and robotics at the fair.
“Logistics is evolving, and the future of warehousing requires flexible, data-driven automation The pandemic has fundamentally changed how we think of the supply chain. Despite the unusual situation, Körber has carried out many successful customer project implementations throughout, such as Luis Simões, JYSK and Pet Lovers Centre. We have proven that despite increased safety and distancing requirements during COVID and a limited labor pool, businesses can respond to pandemic challenges to make it their strategic differentiator. The event will be an opportunity to show prospective customers how they can conquer their supply chain complexities with our expertise and portfolio,” says António Conde, CEO Automation Portugal, Körber Business Area Supply Chain.
At booth 9B14 (Hall 9) at IFEMA, Körber showcased its finest Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS): from stacker and overhead cranes, conveyors, rail-guided vehicles (RGVs) to the K.Handle Layer Picker and many other material handling equipment and solutions. At booth 9E16, Körber also presented its supply chain software, such as its K.Motion Warehouse Management System and Warehouse Control System.
The next edition will be on the 26th and 27th of October.