About fehr

fehr warehousing logistics

Warehousing logistics with Swiss precision

Founded as an engineering office by Hans Fehr, the company developed into a strong brand for sophisticated warehousing logistics with Swiss precision within only a few decades. Today, fehr is an innovation and market leader in many fields of warehousing logistics and the right contact for almost every line of industry.

Homogeneous warehousing solutions

From warehousing logistics, through automation, right down to special tasks, our team of experts ensures a smooth movement of materials – irrespective of whether this concerns the transport of stainless steel, aluminium, quality steel, plastic or wood.

Your requirements are our challenges

Our engineers and business experts repeatedly develop new and individual material paths with state-of-the-art technology. Each solution is unique in itself. Because after all, every customer is unique too.

Safety first in the warehouse

We bear the responsibility for the proper functioning of all of the systems we develop or redesign. Operational safety takes priority, from the very first to the very last screw. This responsibility forms the basis on which our numerous long-standing customer relationships are based.

A review

The fehr history

2017

Foundation of our establishment in the USA, Charlotte, North Carolina

2016

First warehouse in the USA, Denver, Colorado

2015

Foundation of our own production facility (fehr Lagerlogistik GmbH) in Ubstadt-Weiher

2014

The in-house, computer-based simulation of the material flow based on customer data becomes possible for the first time.

2012

Our first, very own software solution is implemented, fehr WMS.

2007

The fehr multi tower is added to the range and fehr automation GmbH is founded in Frankfurt (D).

1993

The first fully automated picking system is developed by fehr and installed in Sweden.

1983

Satellite technology for the first time allows material handling without load carriers.

1974

The first storage and retrieval unit with two drawer systems for cassettes in the steel trade sector goes into operation at Carl Spaeter GmbH.

1972

A revolutionary gripper system guarantees gentle handling of materials thanks to friction-locked sequences of movements.

1970

fehr develops the basis for the fehr honeycomb system with an innovative gliding system for cassettes in shelves, which still leads the way today.

1949 

Hans Fehr founds an engineering office focusing on logistics solutions for long goods.