Our customers benefit from a complete range of services, from planning, design, installation and commissioning to training, maintenance, upgrades and modernization throughout a solution’s life cycle.

Parcel Logistics

For all steps in the parcel sorting process, we have a solution backed by 40 years of technological developments. Top CEP providers worldwide trust in our technology and sort up to 190,000 parcels per hour in a hub.

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Switzerland, Basel
DHL Express Parcel center

  • VarioSort cross-belt sorter for the new Express Gateway at the EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg – together with other services involved in the delivery, setup, commissioning and running
  • Implementation of the ultramodern sorting system in an existing facility
  • Sorter transport speed of 2.5 m per second and a peak performance of up to 9,000 parcels per hour
  • The VarioSort cross-belt sorter consists of 229 carriers, measures a total of 183 meters in length and five high-speed inductions
  • Around 1,200 meters VarioBelt conveyor system and  integration of three X-ray machines for scanning parcels for airport security
  • Ten spiral chutes, nine storage chutes and six ULD chutes ensure that items are forwarded and discharged smoothly
  • Scalable system and high-performance software to support future business growth
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South Korea
Hanjin Group

  • Both a VarioSort Single and VarioSort Twin were installed
  • The VarioSort Single with eight high-speed inductions has a length of more than 400 m and sorts parcels with a weight of up to 40 kg
  • Comprising a length of more than 190 m the VarioSort Twin sorts smaller items weighing up to 15 kg
  • Parcels are fed into the VarioSort Twin via eight semi-automatic inductions
  • A sorting speed of 2.0 m per secons makes sure that the items are quickly sorted to the system’s 304 discharges
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Portugal, Lisbon
VarioSort Twin for CTT

  • Design, supply, installation, commissioning as well as training and after-sales support
  • Sorting capacity of more than 6,000 parcels
  • Sorting speed of 1.6 m per second for sorting of lightweight items or 2 m per second for all others
  • Future-proof system with the possibility to upgrade passive carriers (initially 50 active and 50 passive carriers)
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SingPost e-commerce hub

  • VarioSort installation of around 500 m in length with more than 650 sorter elements
  • Parcels are sorted into some 300 parcel accumulation chutes, each with the capacity to handle 200 parcels
  • Capability to sort up to 100,000 parcels per day, or 10,000 parcels per hour
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Germany, Augsburg
Hermes Group

  • Quick, reliable and efficient sorting of all parcels sizes with VarioSort
  • Scalable system and intelligent software to support future business growth
  • Sorter transport speed of 2.5 m per second and a peak performance of up to 15,000 parcels per hour
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China, Chaoshan and Hangzhou
SF Express

  • VarioSort Twin installed in Chaoshan
  • Turnkey solution in Hangzhou includes design, manufacturing, installation, testing, commissioning, and integration of all supplied systems and components
  • Higher efficiency for express air parcels and lower operational costs
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Germany, Cologne
Basis and Expansion UPS Hub

  • Eight additional VarioSort increase the sorting capacity from 110,000 to 190,000 parcels per hour
  • General contractor and system integrator from overall planning to delivery, installation and commissioning
  • Enlargement of the sorting system to a total of 7.5 km without disrupting ongoing operations
  • Conveyor system covers a distance of around 40 km
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China, Nanjing
China Post Nanjing airfreight center

  • Major express and logistics center in Asia
  • Twelve VarioSort loops installed in two levels, measuring 4.8 km
  • System sorting capacity of some 96,000 parcels per hour
  • Prepared for a second phase to increase capacity to up to 144,000 parcels per hour

Mail Sorting

Our proven portfolio of mail sorting systems offers you reliable performance with high throughput and availability across the entire mail processing chain. More than 176 billion letters annually are handled by our technology, this is more than every second letter.

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Flats Sorting Systems for Australia Post

  • Commissioning six Open Mail Handling Systems (OMS) at four major mail sorting centers for Australia Post to significantly improve the efficiency and provide the best platform for meeting the future needs of their business
  • Six of Siemens’ OMS were installed in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth where they will be used to efficiently sort flats, plastic-wrapped magazines and small packages
  • The sixth OMS is fitted with two input lines and 148 outlets
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Schweizerische Post AG – Mail Center Zürich-Mülligen, Härkingen and Eclépens

  • Delivery and installation of
    • 30 Integrated Reading and Video Coding Systems for standard and compact letters (IRV 3000)
    • 6 Cullere Facer Canceller (CFC)
    • 6 Compact Sequence Sorter (CSS)
    • 34 km material handling
    • Container storage with space for 80,000 letter containers in Müllingen, 82,000 in Härkingen and 36,000 in Eclépens
    • In total processing of 13.7 million items per day
  • Adaptation of conveyor lines to IRV 3000 for easily handling of trays
  • Scanning full mail item and reading complete address including country, postcode, city, street, house number and name and automatic forwarding of mail pieces with printing of new address
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Letter and Flats Sorting Systems for Deutsche Post AG

  • New generation letter and flats sorting systems
  • Roll out of 288 Integrated Reading and Video Coding Systems for standard and compact letters (IRV 3000) with 2-Level Sorter with 128 stackers
  • Roll out of 85 Open Mail Handling Systems (OMS) with two Feeder / 148 outlets and four Feeder / 284 outlets
  • Inclusive mail piece identification with fingerprint technology