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SBB CFF FFS

The Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB) is the national railway company of Switzerland and has its headquarters in Bern.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Host system SAP
  • Database SQL 2016
  • Operating system Windows Server 2016
  • Users 6 (Working in German, Italian, French)

WAREHOUSE DATA

  • Over 20 sites in Switzerland for the passenger traffic division
  • Three largest sites in Olten with 55,000 storage slots, Yverdon with 50,000 and Biel with 37,000

HARDWARE CONTROL

  • Twelve Kardex shuttles at pilot site in Biel
  • Interface to MDE devices and mobile printers (Zebra)
  • Currently planned: integration of automated warehouse and multiple LISTA lifts

INTERFACES

  • Asynchronous (partly synchronous) host interface to SAP
  • Interface to Kardex shuttles
  • Interface to MDE devices and mobile printers

PERFORMANCE CAPACITY

  • SBB handles a total of approx. 1,600,000 delivery items, 360,000 stock putaway transactions and 1,250,000 retrieval and relocation transactions annually across all sites.
  • Over 195,000 different articles are in storage at the various warehousing facilities

PROCESSES AND SOLUTIONS

  • Standardisation of processes across all sites from stock putaway through order picking, right up to shipment to external service providers/other sites and internal distribution or relocation
  • Connection to existing public WiFi ‘SBB-FREE’.
  • Batch and expiry date management
  • Site and owner administration
  • Equipment management and serial number management
  • Mobile processes with CIM’s android app, PROLAG®Go
  • Mobile printing
  • Easier cross-site administration through logistics centre selection at log-in

CUSTOMER BENEFITS

  • Processes are mapped in the PROLAG®World standard ensuring an upgradeable and future-proof system
  • Increased transparency thanks to paperless workflows
  • Effective use of infrastructure through ability to connect to existing public WiFi network
  • Optimisation of batch and expiry date management

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