Innovation areas for corporate strategy

Kardex Remstar defines a clear innovation strategy in collaboration with TRENDONE. The strategic innovation work is aligned over the coming years, based on corporate specific innovation areas.

  • Technological innovations and changing customer needs are raising the pressure for innovation on the intralogistics industry.
  • As a global leader in automated storage solutions, Kardex Remstar deploys the effectiveness of systematic trend and innovation management.
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Challenge

Pioneering innovation strategy

  • Extrapolating and defining corporate specific innovation areas as the basis for focused innovation work

  • Identified topics and fields of focus with the greatest future potential form the core of the innovation strategy

  • Anchored to the corporate strategy to allow innovation projects to develop their full effectiveness

TRENDONE Macro-Trend Robotics

Industry situation – intralogistics

Technological and subsequent innovations such as indoor drones, developmental leaps in the field of robotics, the trend towards the flexibilization of production, and a growing customer requirement for ubiquity and transparency are all increasing the pressure for innovation.

TRENDONE success story Kardex Remstar intralogistics

Global leader in automated storage solutions

  • Client: Kardex Remstar
  • Group: Kardex Holding AG
  • Industry: Intralogistics & storage technology
  • Headquarters: Zurich / Switzerland
  • Countries: 30+
  • Employees: 1,900
  • Annual turnover: 392.4 million euros (2019)
  • Website: www.kardex.com

Tools and methods

The successful synergy between digital trend management tools and proven innovation methods creates the basis for relevant results, efficient processes and effective innovation.

TRENDONE success story Kardex Remstar trend radars

Trend radars

The trend radar delivers a clear overview of the Kardex Remstar trend universe with recommendations for action based on the respective trend evaluation.

TRENDONE success story Kardex Remstar key trends

Key trends

A key trend analysis forms the foundation for a targeted exploration of specific opportunities, future potential and challenges for Kardex Remstar.

TRENDONE success story Kardex Remstar innovation areas

Innovation areas

Innovation areas provide the framework for ongoing and future Kardex Remstar innovation activities while also prescribing a clear strategic direction for the coming years.

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Trendmanager

The TRENDONE Trendmanager provides Kardex Remstar with long-term trend monitoring, regular trend evaluations and inspiration through micro trends for innovation projects.

Services and solutions

The result far exceeds the defined fields of service. The trend management was in fact further developed, creating perspicuity for the innovation strategy.

TRENDONE success story Kardex Remstar trend management

Trend management

Our environment is engaged in permanent transformation. Trends are important instruments for companies and act as indicators for identifying, portraying and clearly categorising changes. Kardex Remstar identified the most valuable innovation opportunities using the TRENDONE systematic trend management process.

Kardex Remstar began by developing a systematic trend management process

Kardex Remstar executed its entry into a systematic trend management process with the creation and evaluation of the individual trend universe with two trend radars. This was followed by defining corporate specific innovation fields together with TRENDONE. Continuous trend monitoring, regular trend re-evaluations and the extrapolation of implications on innovation fields are essential factors for realising the continuous strengthening of innovative capacity and sustainability.

TRENDONE success story Kardex Remstar innovation strategy

Innovation strategy

Kardex Remstar and TRENDONE developed an effective innovation strategy together and implemented it in the corporate strategy. This forms the foundation for not only developing projects from the requirements of daily business, but for planning and executing innovative projects that go beyond a five-year horizon.

Continuous strengthening of innovative capability and transformation ability

Kardex Remstar has been placed in the position of pursuing effective targeted innovation projects and aligning and adjusting innovation goals with an annual update in the trend management and strategy process. Clearly defined innovation fields allow Kardex Remstar to direct its strategic forces and internal corporate resources to implementing targeted and successful innovation projects.

Corporate strategy innovation areas

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