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January 25, 2013 - Providing optimal use of retail warehouse space, Click&Pick™ combines inventory storage technology, high-speed picking, and fulfillment software suite into goods-to-person system for eCommerce. System leverages robotic technology and maintains optimal control of inventory. Designed to seamlessly grow in conjunction with customer's business, fulfillment system allows warehouse workers to achieve productivity of 1,000 picks per selector per hour on sustained basis.

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Swisslog Debuts Click&Pick Fulfillment System Demo at ProMat 2013

Press release date: January 22, 2013

Full Demo on Display for First Time in North America; High-Speed and Flexible Fulfillment System Focuses on Ecommerce

CHICAGO -- ProMat 2013 -- Swisslog, a global provider of integrated logistics solutions, today announced that it will demonstrate its full Click&Pick(TM)system for the first time in North America at ProMat 2013. Click&Pick is a storage and high-speed order fulfillment system tailored to the U.S. ecommerce market that provides unparalleled use of retail warehouse space for faster and more efficient order fulfillment.

At Swisslog Booth No. 2912, visitors can see firsthand how Click&Pick combines Swisslog's inventory storage technology, high-speed picking and fulfillment software suite into a state-of-the-art goods-to-person system for ecommerce. By using all three dimensions of a warehouse, Click&Pick provides Fulfillment 3D for the highest possible inventory storage density. It leverages fast robotic technology and maintains perfect control of inventory. Additionally, Click&Pick is designed to scale seamlessly with a business year-over-year. The technology is installed at Medline Industries Inc., the largest privately held medical supplier in the U.S., and is currently undergoing commissioning.

"As the ecommerce landscape goes mobile, we see more and more that the competitive edge will hinge on a retailer's ability to deliver customer orders faster with better retention of profit margins," said Markus Schmidt, SVP of Swisslog. "Click&Pick offers a prime solution to this challenge, and Swisslog will show a full demonstration of the technology at ProMat 2013. For show attendees, seeing will be believing."

Click&Pick seamlessly grows in conjunction with a customer's business. Storage and throughput capacity can be increased both quickly and independently, insuring the best use of capital investment dollars. The outstanding ergonomics allows warehouse workers to achieve productivity of 1,000 picks per selector per hour on a sustained basis.

See the full suite of Swisslog fulfillment and logistics services in Booth 2912 at ProMat 2013.

About Swisslog
Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions with a focus on the retail, food & beverage, pharma, and healthcare industries. The services portfolio encompasses the realization of complex distribution centers and warehouses as well as automated logistics solutions for hospitals, including the implementation of Swisslog's own software and technology.

Swisslog's solutions optimize customers' production, logistics and distribution processes in order to increase flexibility, responsiveness and quality of service while minimizing logistics' costs. With years of experience in the development and implementation of integrated logistics solutions, Swisslog provides the expertise on which customers in more than 50 countries around the world rely.

Headquartered in Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland, Swisslog currently employs over 2000 staff in 20 countries worldwide. The group's parent company, Swisslog Holding AG, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (security number: 1232462, Telekurs: SLOG, Reuters: SLOG.S).

For more information, visit www.swisslog.com

Contact:
Markus Schmidt
Senior Vice President
Swisslog Logistics, Inc.
161 Enterprise Dr.
Newport News, VA 23603
InfoNA@swisslog.com
(757) 820-3616

Web Site: www.swisslog.com

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