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Friday, February 14 2020 - 19:21
Swisslog provides data-driven automation and software-powered integration of advanced warehouse technologies for IKEA Supply Malaysia, Inter IKEA Group
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Leading logistics automation specialist Swisslog(, 
member of the KUKA Group, has recently received a major order from IKEA Supply 
(Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. Located at Pulai Indah in Selangor, the Distribution Center 
run by Inter IKEA will be its largest regional distribution center in the Asia 
Pacific region. In addition to its proximity to all stores in the Southeast 
Asian region, the location is well-known for its well-developed infrastructure. 
In partnership with Swisslog, the 95,000-square metre center will be equipped 
with an estimated storage capacity of 192,800 cubic meters with Vectura pallet 
stacker cranes and Swisslog's SynQ warehouse management system (WMS) software. 

(Swisslog’s SynQ Warehouse Management System)


Inter IKEA has selected Swisslog Malaysia for its local experience in 
implementing pallet warehouse solutions for major projects, unparallel industry 
software expertise, and strong global reputation. Swisslog 
Vectura( cranes have benefited from 50 
years of continuous improvement and set the standard for innovative design in 
pallet stacker cranes for high bay warehouses. Due to its innovative and 
modular design, customers can store pallets more efficiently and cost 
effectively. With the addition of SynQ warehouse management and warehouse 
execution software, Swisslog will deliver a fully integrated, end-to-end 
material handling automation solution for Inter IKEA.

ehouse-management-system-wms-mfcs) provides the platform for the Malaysian IKEA 
distribution centre, orchestrating the interaction of individual robotics, 
warehouse technologies and people to provide highly effective order fulfilment 
processes. By integrating intelligence into the operations and synchronizing 
the performance of both automated and manual warehouse equipment, businesses 
can expect greater improvements in workflow efficiency and productivity.

According to Dr. Christian Baur, CEO of Swisslog Logistics Automation, "I am 
proud that Inter IKEA and IKEA Supply Malaysia is trusting Swisslog with this 
major project. We place immense focus on supporting our customers to meet their 
business goals. With our capabilities in covering the entire automation value 
chain with robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional 
value for businesses, we are convinced that we will continue to meet the 
long-term demands of IKEA and we look forward to building on this relationship."

"Another reason that we selected Swisslog as our automation partner is their 
advancements in data-driven automation solutions. The modular architecture of 
their intelligent SynQ software will help transform our data into actionable 
intelligence in order to support us in analyzing and optimizing our warehouse 
performance. When this project is completed, IKEA Supply Malaysia will become 
the digital hub of advanced, automated intralogistics in this region," says Mr. 
Antonio Machado, Project Manager at IKEA Supply Malaysia.

In addition to providing superior advanced technology, Swisslog values its 
client relationships and is committed to providing a full range of customer 
service and 
support(, including 
a 24/7 service support, a local team on standby, as well as training courses 
for users. Backed by the global SynQ Competence Center, Swisslog's central 
product development department, Malaysia can leverage its own regional software 
organization to ensure successful implementation.

About Swisslog -- We are shaping the future of intralogistics with flexible, 
robot-assisted, data-driven solutions that provide exceptional added value for 
our customers. We improve the performance of storage and distribution centers 
with automated systems and software. Our integrated range of services includes 
consultation, system design, and implementation as well as life-long customer 
support in over 50 countries. Swisslog belongs to the KUKA Group, a leading 
global provider of intelligent automation solutions with over 14,000 employees. 

Source Swisslog Malaysia Sdn Bhd