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Welcome to a New BATCHPOINT Issue!

September 1, 2021

Please look forward to some exciting articles - we hope you enjoy reading them!

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Registration to Our Webinar: Data-driven eCommerce and Omnichannel Logistics

August 10, 2021

Tuesday, 14th September 2021

We are experiencing times of extreme demands on fulfillment: disruption, new service levels (which are being established as new standards in no time) and intralogistics performance as a decisive competitive factor... New challenges demanding solutions.
Discover in our webinar how we design software-based, precise fulfillment concepts - and ensure the full efficiency of your logistics through the use of the Fortna WES.

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Website makeover for Fortna | Pierau (Press Release)

July 7, 2021

With its brand new website, Fortna | Pierau gives users a completely revamped Internet experience that is more streamlined, more informative and more user-friendly. The Hamburg-based logistics professionals, still known to many under the brand name Pierau Planung, are now visually on a par with their parent company Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™.

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HOCO Online Expands Its Shipping and Warehouse Operations (Press Release)

June 30, 2021

The bicycle boom continues - HOCO Online GmbH is deeply relaxed. The e-commerce specialist for bicycles and co. prepared in time and benefits from expanded capacities at the new location. The highly efficient e-commerce fulfillment we have implemented for our customer processes up to 5,000 shipments a day.

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Rebranding: Pierau Planung becomes Fortna | Pierau

March 4, 2021

New look and feel for Pierau Unternehmensberatung GmbH: Effective immediately, the Hamburg-based logistics experts are operating under the brand name Fortna | Pierau.

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Björn A. Brunkow Appointed as Vice President Sales Fortna EMEA

February 11, 2021

Fortna and Pierau Planung proudly present a familiar face in an expanded role. With immediate effect, Björn A. Brunkow takes over the newly created position of Vice President Sales Fortna EMEA in addition to his activities as Managing Director of Pierau Unternehmensberatung GmbH.

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Logistics Solution: Increased Performance and Storage Capacity for Arnulf Betzold GmbH

September 1, 2020

Pierau Planung has developed a comprehensive logistics solution that ensures expanded storage capacities and higher performance in order picking. Its essential components: a fully automated shuttle warehouse and a new warehouse management system.

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MyToys Invests in New Shuttle Warehouse at Their Logistics Site in Gernsheim

July 8, 2020

MYTOYS GROUP, a member of the Otto Group, was quick to recognize the potential of its business sector in internet retailing and has steadily developed into the market leader in family shopping. As part of a forward-looking, phased concept to expand storage and shipping capacities, a state-of-the-art shuttle warehouse was implemented in the current project phase in well-established cooperation with the logistics experts at Pierau Planung.

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Hubertus Dieckmann Takes the Baton From Lothar Hättich

June 10, 2020

A change of managing director at Pierau Planung: with effect from July 1, 2020, Hubertus Dieckmann is appointed managing director, alongside Arne Pierau and Björn Brunkow.  He succeeds Lothar Hättich, who will retire after 31 successful years in the industry.

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Acquisition of Pierau Planung by Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™

January 17, 2020

Gemeinsam noch stärker: Pierau Planung, seit 1961 am deutschen und internationalen Markt fest etablierte Beratung für Intralogistik und Supply Chain, hat die Unternehmensaufstellung verändert. Mit Stichtag 1. Januar 2020 wurden sämtliche Gesellschaftsanteile an das US-amerikanische Unternehmen Fortna®, The Distribution Experts™, übertragen.

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Internetstores Ready to Grow With New Returns System

January 3, 2020

Internetstores GmbH from Stuttgart/ Germany is aiming for an annual growth rate of more than 20 percent.  The company, which belongs to Signa Holding, operates 40 online shops shipping bike and outdoor articles to 14 European countries.  To ensure that the logistics can keep pace with the company's success, Pierau Planung has been commissioned to develop a comprehensive concept for expanding capacities.

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HARTING Inaugurates Ultra-modern European Distribution Centre

June 5, 2019

HARTING celebrates the opening of its new European Distribution Centre (EDC) in Espelkamp/North Rhine-Westphalia on June 28, 2019.  Expansion of capacity and improved delivery performance are the goals that have been achieved by the global technology company in its state-of-the-art DC. Pierau Planung supported and advised HARTING during the course of the project and provided HARTING with logistical know-how.

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