With effect from April 26, 2019, Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH will become known in Germany under its new name of Siemens Logistics GmbH. This shorter and more concise name is part of an overall market image overhaul, which also includes already standardized e-mail addresses worldwide – even for subsidiary Siemens Digital Logistics – and the web domain used since the start of the year: www.siemens-logistics.com.
At this year’s Passenger Terminal Expo in London, Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) is presenting its broad portfolio of hardware and software for airports and airlines. From efficiency-enhancing baggage handling systems and cloud-based technologies up to comprehensive service offerings, SPPAL provides a range of solutions and systems to further improve vital airport processes.
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has been awarded a contract from Viapost to equip up to 15 sorters in France with its innovative ARTread recognition software for detecting parcel labels and reading addresses based on optical character recognition (OCR). The system enables reliable extraction and interpretation of address information, logos and labels. It ensures that all items are quickly sorted and delivered.
From highly efficient baggage handling systems and intelligent digital solutions all the way to comprehensive service offerings for the aviation industry and logistics: Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) will present its complete hardware and software portfolio for airports and airlines at the inter airport South East Asia in Singapore.
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) and the French engineering company Gaussin Manugistique have signed an exclusive agreement for the global commercialization of autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) for the transportation of unit load devices (ULDs) at airports
The corporate merger of Siemens Digital Logistics GmbH, LOCOM Software GmbH and LOCOM Consulting GmbH was successfully completed on December 14, 2018. Effective immediately, these consolidated companies are operating under the brand name Siemens Digital Logistics, which is the legal successor firm of the former LOCOM companies.
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) and Cathay Pacific Services Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for digitalization of the cargo infrastructure at the Hong Kong airport. Innovative maintenance methods, such as predictive maintenance, and other levers are to be applied to the freight handling system installed by Siemens in 2013 to achieve smooth and even more efficient operation of the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal.
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has received a major order for the Zürich-Mülligen mail sorting center. The contract with the Swiss Post encompasses the integration of a fully automated sorting system into the existing infrastructure and its commissioning, as well as the optimization of processes using innovative, digital solutions.
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) has extended the wide-ranging service contract covering Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport by a number of years. The contract with airport operator Groupe Aéroports de Paris (ADP) includes the maintenance of the baggage handling system Tri Bagages Est (TBE) in Terminals 2E and 2F.
On October 15, 2018, AXIT GmbH of Frankenthal changed its name to Siemens Digital Logistics. The company became part of Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics GmbH (SPPAL) in 2015 and is operating AX4, one of the leading cloud-based collaboration platforms – with roughly 300,000 users – for global supply chain management.