Automotive & Transportation Manufacturing

The pressure to keep production lines rolling

The automotive industry is at the forefront of innovation. Is your operation equipped to manage relentless change?

Turn Your Biggest Headaches Into Opportunities

Your operation faces major hurdles with one of the most complex supply chains in the world.

Safety

Automotive manufacturing reported injury and illness rates of more than double the national average of the private sector.

How can you help increase safety and reduce incidents?

  • Reduce the use of forks and forklift traffic at assembly line

  • Deploy automated solutions and redirect workers to more value-added tasks

  • Use telematics to track lift truck access and provide training updates

Help minimize risk and maximize compliance.

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Sustainability

Automotive manufacturers are early adopters of technology but meeting the ever-increasing demand for greener products still remains a challenge.

Want to improve the environmental performance of your operation?

  • Maximize sustainability through alternative power sources in your lift trucks

  • Source from suppliers who share your same sustainability goals

  • Develop a recycling plan for by-products of your operation

Build a greener supply chain while meeting consumer demand.

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Limited Capital Budgets

Limited capital for new equipment can affect all aspects of your operation and your ability to meet the needs of your customers.     

How can you better manage tight capital budgets?

  • Right-size your lift truck fleet with a fleet management plan
  • Deploy tow tractors with multiple carts to feed the line
  • Establish an appropriate maintenance plan to help extend useful life of your equipment

Fleet management program can help right-size lift truck fleet, establish appropriate maintenance plan and help extend useful life of equipment

Deploy the right solutions for the job.

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Just-In-Time Operations

Smooth production flow in auto manufacturing  requires precise handling of materials at the right time and without disruption.

How can you optimize your workflow and maintain steady production?

  • Automate repetitive tasks such as staging or sequencing of parts   
  • Deploy equipment engineered to help minimize maintenance downtime
  • For long runs, use multiple carts in series to minimize trips

Feed the production line efficiently and with minimal interruption.

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Space Constraints

Crowded assembly lines are forcing auto manufacturers to explore solutions to save space and increase shop floor utilization.

How can you move faster in limited space while reducing storage footprint?  

  • Deploy compact, tight turning radius trucks ideal for confined areas
  • Reduce inventory of parts and semi-finished products at assembly line
  • Deploy advanced inventory management systems to increase capacity of existing space

Deliver high productivity in constrained areas.

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Labor Retention

Hiring people who are willing to learn your industry is one thing, but it’s often difficult to keep them.

How can you retain talent and help reduce turnover?

  • Offer advanced ergonomic lift truck solutions to help reduce musculoskeletal problems
  • Implement training and development programs to keep your team engaged
  • Use telematics to simplify checklists and reinforce positive behavior

Dominate with game changing solutions.

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Solutions

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Maximize production capabilities with tough solutions that deliver.

Proven Approaches

Demonstrated to achieve results

Innovations designed to help increase operational efficiency and achieve next level performance.

Safety Innovations for Constantly Evolving Operations

Your operations are always evolving and so are the materials handling solutions designed to help increase safety and reduce incidents.s

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