Gilgen Logistics Opens Development Center
Gilgen Logistics, a Swiss family-owned company that operates internationally, is expanding its existing team and opening a Development Center for stacker cranes in the Stuttgart area. A new team with a great deal of know-how has begun under the leadership of Thomas Riffert, a specialist with thorough expertise. Gilgen is thus strengthening its core competence in automated high-bay storage facilities and intends to further expand its position in the international market as one of the leading specialists in intralogistics and materials handling technology.
The entire logistics industry has demonstrated that it is essential for all kinds of supply needs. At the same time, demands in supply chain management are growing to handle processes and goods ever more efficiently and quickly. Fully automated high-bay storage facilities play a pivotal role in this.
New development center for stacker cranes
Stacker cranes are the key element of high-bay storage facilities. Gilgen Logistics is now already one of the leading providers. The Swiss family-owned company is now expanding its existing team and has opened a development center for stacker cranes in the Stuttgart area. Under the management of Thomas Riffert, a crew was put together that already has a lot of experience and know-how. Thomas Riffert himself has been in the industry for years and knows the technical requirements inside out.
Gilgen is investing in the future
This Swiss general contractor for intralogistics is broadly represented with its systems in a wide range of national and international industries. “We are convinced that this step will enable us to continue to grow in the market”, explaines Daniel Gilgen, Head of Systems Business and Deputy CEO, adding: “We want to push our core competencies forward and keep up with the latest developments in technology on an ongoing basis to make our products even more efficient and better. We’re investing a lot to achieve this”. Steps forward are also being taken in other areas. Gilgen already relies on various phases of process digitalization, such as augmented reality, and intends to further explore potential applications. A special focus is also to be placed on customer service and service offerings so that customers can also be provided with even more comprehensive and flexible support in aftersales management. Gilgen Logistics has a lot in store.