News & Events

News & Events

Below you will find a collection of events in which Miebach Consulting is participating, as well as news such as information about latest market trends, corporate activities and projects developed by us. Check back to this area often, as we are continually updating it to share interesting insights with you.

What we do

What we do

Sound strategies and solutions for the supply chain

Global supply chain consulting meets engineering: We design and implement state-of-the-art supply chains and are one of the world’s largest consulting and engineering enterprises in this field. We develop sound strategies and execute successful solutions for network structures, processes and facilities along the complete supply chain and ensure supply of the world. Due to dynamic market developments and highly competitive environments, supply chains continually face adaptive challenges. Companies need to design and apply individual strategies. Therefore, we develop solutions in response to our clients’ specific business cases. Over 350 consultants in 21 countries around the world provide the knowledge and experience to aid clients in local, regional, and global projects. Setting standards As a holistic consultancy and engineering enterprise, Miebach Consulting sets the standard in the combination of strategic knowledge and implementation capabilities. Our experience in research, development and best practice makes us a natural partner for companies that need to respond dynamically to change and we ensure that all objectives can be achieved in the implementation of their projects.  Across all regions The know-how of our experts encompasses global industries and regional requirements. 24 locations in 21 countries enable us to offer precise global solutions based on a deep local business understanding. When working with Miebach, clients benefit from an integrated approach to logistics, having one partner support them with a seamless transition from strategy to execution.

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Upcoming Event 31 - 02 June 2022

LogiMAT 2022: International logistics trade fair in the heart of Europe

LogiMAT 2022: International logistics trade fair in the heart of Europe

LogiMAT, the international trade fair for distribution, materials handling and information flow, will welcome visitors from the 31th of...

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Events

At the heart of the industry: We regularly attend and present at supply chain events worldwide, so this is a way to meet us in person and talk with our consultants and engineers about trends and developments as well as our services and industry insights. Check out the fairs, congresses and conferences to see where we will be in attendance.

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Latest News 23 November 2021

Launch of urban logistics market survey: how are delivery concepts and cities changing?

Launch of urban logistics market survey: how are delivery concepts and cities changing?

The rapid growth of e-commerce and the related increase in shipments is leading to traffic growth and environmental concerns in urban...

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News

News as it's happening: This section will contain news pertaining to Miebach Consulting. Take a closer look at our latest press releases, company announcements and industry reports. Learn more about the development of our enterprise, our current benchmark projects and our business insights.

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Growing automation trend for Israel logistic market

Israel, 11 August 2021

Growing automation trend for Israel logistic market

Orian Ltd., a partner of DB Schenker, is a leader in international freight forwarding, customs clearance, and logistics services in Israel and facing huge growth in their business. One strategic project for Orian as a result of development and growth in the northern region of Israel, is a new logistic campus which includes a distribution hub, a standard and a deep freeze warehouse.

This location is prime due to the proximity to primary roads in the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Israel. There are currently no significant third-party-logistic facilities in the area and none with a deep freeze warehouse. The new campus in Kiryat Ata will provide additional benefit for conventional warehouse clients, as the location for a national hub enables daily distribution capabilities to every corner of Israel.

With this multi-client site Orian will be able to offer the market over 28,000 pallet locations and 65 loading docks that can accommodate various sizes of trucks. First contracts are already signed with different clients.

The highlight of the campus is going to be a fully automated deep freeze warehouse. It has a capacity for more than 12,000 pallet locations in a 40m highbay warehouse. The pallet transport from receiving to the automated highbay storage, order fulfilment and shipping areas is fully automated. Depending on the customer needs, Orian can provide the flexibility in service for storage capacity, order fulfilment and different temperature requirements. The high degree of automation addresses the labor bottleneck that has become a key driver for further automation in Israel and allows operations 24/7.

Miebach Consulting supports Orian from strategic planning to implementation

Miebach Consulting has supported this strategic project starting from the first design and will continue until the grand opening in 2022. Additionally, Orian has partnered with Miebach for further joint projects which are already ongoing, from concept design through awarding and implementation. Automation will play a key role in these projects as well as new logistic technologies.

Tim Hartwig, project manager, Miebach Consulting remarked, "Despite the long lasting difficulties, COVID restrictions did not impact the project execution, beginning with concept design, tendering and now detail engineering. It was great to see that regardless of the complexity of multiple partners and countries involved in the project, we have established a familiar environment with a great team chemistry in order to execute this landmark project for Orian."

Yael Kowalski, project manager, ORIAN said:
"Orian is a 3PL company, therefore the main objective of the project was to maximize the business potential from the given area and as quickly as possible, this is the reason for three buildings with a different purpose on the site. Thanks to the support of the Miebach team from every angle of the project, engineering, commercial and project management, I can say with confidence that apart from realizing the potential of the site, it will be able to provide massive logistical throughputs over the years."

The construction of all three buildings is already in progress. The ambient warehouse and Hub are already well underway, and ground has recently been broken for the Deep Freeze warehouse.


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Wiebke Tillmanns

PR & Marketing Manager

Phone +49 69 273992-36

Email tillmanns@miebach.com


Miebach supports Bavarian State Opera in warehouse extension for stage decoration

Germany, 03 August 2021

Miebach supports Bavarian State Opera in warehouse extension for stage decoration

The Bavarian State Opera in Munich is expanding its decoration warehouse in order to consolidate the entire stage decoration at one location in the future. Miebach Consulting is responsible for the detailed planning and realization of the special high-bay warehouse in Poing near Munich. The overall management of the project with an investment of 24 million euros is in the hands of the Rosenheim State Building Authority. Go-live of the extension will be in mid-2023.

Initial situation: high logistics effort due to decentralized storage

The Bavarian State Opera is a repertory house with approximately 75 opera and 35 ballet productions; around 40 different operas and 15 ballets are performed each year. The individual productions have a load volume of about 6 to 20 trucks and must be transported according to the order of assembly and disassembly with a tight schedule.

The volume of stage sets has increased considerably in the last 10 to 15 years, so that additional external storage facilities had to be rented. The sets are currently stored in Poing, as well as in four other warehouse locations in the Munich area.

Having the décor elements so widely distributed makes the already enormous logistics effort for the State Opera even greater. "We are glad to keep all the decorations in one warehouse in the future. This will significantly improve our logistics processes," says Karsten Matterne, technical director.

Automated process from truck delivery - Photovoltaic system covers power requirements

"The spectacular foreground cannot function without a sophisticated background" said Bernd Sibler, Bavarian Minister of State for Science and the Arts, in his speech at the groundbreaking ceremony for the extension on July 02.

And this requires tailor-made and efficient logistics: a coordinated, automated system is needed to store the stage decorations, which are placed in custom-made containers. The containers are up to 10m long and weigh up to 6 tons with the stage decoration, and are delivered by special trucks of the Bavarian State Opera and conveyed on rollers to the associated shipping area of the hall. From there, a stacker crane takes over the automated storage of the containers in the levels of the high-bay warehouse.

"The design of the extension with a third aisle and the five levels makes the best possible use of the capacities. The storage of decorations is made fit for the future!" - says Carsten Dickes, project manager, Miebach Consulting GmbH.

In order to make optimum use of the available space, the building is being constructed in silo design. The racking system forms the load-bearing structure of the building and thus also the framework for the facade and the roof. The interior is divided into five levels and a basement with a special freight elevator, so that more than 440 of the large containers can be stored in future.

A photovoltaic system will be installed on the roof of the extension building, which will cover the company's own electricity requirements with an output of 40,000 kilowatt hours per year.


Contact

Wiebke Tillmanns

PR & Marketing Manager

Phone +49 69 273992-36

Email tillmanns@miebach.com


Miebach develops a digital twin to optimize the material flow of Sonae Arauco in Linares

Spain, 12 July 2021

Miebach develops a digital twin to optimize the material flow of Sonae Arauco in Linares

Sonae Arauco, one of the world's leading producers of wood-based panels, contacted Miebach Consulting to develop a "digital twin" to assess and study material flow alternatives and planning policies for its factory in Linares (Jaén). This project is part of the process of digital transformation and technological innovation in which the company has been immersed for years, and which has earned it several awards, including the "Best Digital Transformation Enterprise". Sonae Arauco's roadmap towards Industry 4.0 has led the company to consider state-of-the-art solutions that allow it to simulate its complex planning and production processes in detail. Sonae Arauco's production involves large industrial assets and highly complex processes that make it difficult to operate optimally in the various environments that the company's production plants have to deal with. In this context, Sonae Arauco approached Miebach Consulting to jointly address the creation of a "digital twin" for its Linares plant, which would allow it to study planning scenarios and changes in the control logic of the manufacturing processes in order to strategically evaluate them before implementing them in the processes, control logic, and layouts of the plant.

The Miebach Consulting project

This project was carried out following the Agile methodology, combining Sonae Arauco's sector knowledge with Miebach Consulting's experience and resources, as well as the latest technological tools available in the market. It was developed in three phases:

  • Mapping of the current situation: the internal material flows were analyzed, documenting all planning processes and control logic of the factory and developing the simulation of the real situation at the moment.
  • Improvement workshops to jointly detect improvement points (quick-wins and long-term improvements).
  • Design of the optimal solution: the "digital twin" model was developed with all the improvements proposed, both for plant planning and flow control logic, by means of complex state-of-the-art algorithms.

The "digital twin" developed together with Miebach Consulting has allowed Sonae Arauco to assess and quantify strategic changes, both in planning processes and in material flow processes. Thus, the company now has an advanced digitalization tool that allows accelerating continuous improvement processes in a much more efficient way and assessing in a much more reliable way the global impact that any change in the factory would have.

About Sonae Arauco

Sonae Arauco is one of the world's leading producers of wood-based solutions. Based in Spain - where it has industrial operations in Cuéllar, Linares and Valladolid - the company is truly committed to corporate sustainability and to the creation of economic, environmental and social value in the regions where it operates. It currently has 3,000 employees of 25 nationalities and 23 industrial and commercial units in 9 countries.



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Careers

Become a Supply Chain Engineer

Thanks for your interest in a career with Miebach Consulting! The following pages will provide you an overview of development options and professional opportunities as a supply chain engineer. When you work at Miebach, you will stay in touch and help develop the latest trends and make a difference with some of the leading companies across the globe. We look forward to meeting you. Today’s economy does not work without supply chains. The demand for the field of logistics has developed tremendously and still increases constantly. Supply Chain Engineers ensure that projects succeed through having the complete value chain in mind. At work you might create new facilities, introduce lean initiatives, optimize supply chain networks, or re-engineer entire supply chains. We combine strategic with engineering expertise and you decide where to excel. Working with us is highly versatile, as your first project could be at an airport in a cargo hub, at a car manufacturer or at a fashion brand. 

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Leadership

Leadership

Leadership

The reputation and capability of any consulting firm rests solely on the shoulders of the individuals with whom the client entrusts their projects. Below are the highly respected persons who help lead, develop, and guide our teams on a local and global level.

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History

History

History

Miebach Consulting was founded 1973 in Frankfurt, Germany. The company’s proven international record of successfully implemented projects and solutions exceeds 10,000. With now more than 350 employees, Miebach is one of the leading supply chain focused consulting and engineering companies.

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