Automotive Industry

Automotive Industry

Craftsman has fulfilled the storage needs of the world's leading equipment manufacturers of agricultural, construction, forestry and tractor automotive industries. It’s headquartered at Pune, & has manufacturing and services facilities across India.

Problem Statement

Problem Statement

  • Our customer’s storage space has been exhausted due to manually operated store and this impacted their productivity.
  • Their current storage space is 120 square meters. They need to reduce the storage space of C and D class articles and utilize them for production activity.
  • Continuous increase in farm equipment product range decreased the picking accuracy.

The Solution

  • Craftsman installed VStore, a space-saving solution that is also flexible to future storage requirements.
  • The manually operated store was replaced with two VStore of 8m height occupying 20 square meters each, thus freeing up their valuable floor space.
  • This transformed the “Man to Goods” method to “Goods to Man”, thus enabling high transparency, quick and reliable access to the articles. As a result, picking errors have been reduced significantly.
Automotive Engineering
Automotive Sector

Benefits to the customer

The modular Technology of VStore from Craftsman Automation enabled

  • Faster product delivery
  • Improved stock control
  • Minimized pick errors
  • Efficient order picking
  • Shorter lead times
  • Installation Date: Dec-2018
  • No of Cycles of 1st VStore: More than 300,000 cycles
  • No of Cycles of 2nd VStore: More than 400,000 cycles
Details of the VStore Installed
ITEMS DESCRIPTION (in mm)
Tray Size 2440 X 865 X 55 (W X D X H)
Height of machine 8050
Machine Foot print 2770 X 3070 (W X D)
Number of Trays 54 / machine
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