Distribution Centers Select Seegrid View to Measure Forklift Utilization and Facility Effectiveness
Pittsburgh, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/31/2012 -- Seegrid View is the easiest and fastest way to understand if there is an opportunity for robotic trucks to improve facility effectiveness. Seegrid View produces specific, actionable information concerning labor savings, routing, and flow optimization.
Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Seegrid Corp. (www.seegrid.com) brings robotic vision-guided technology to the material handling industry. Seegrid offers solutions that optimize workflow processes by increasing productivity and reducing costs, creating economic and operational advantages.
To stay competitive in the material handling industry, distribution centers must increase productivity while reducing costs. Seegrid View looks at forklift utilization and workflow patterns in only 30 days.
Obtaining and analyzing forklift data is difficult and time-consuming. Extracting data from enterprise software systems is often complicated and requires IT work. Performing internal observation studies is labor intensive and produces only a small sampling of data. The opportunity cost of allocating team members to collect utilization data and analyze it is high, and competes with daily production requirements.
Seegrid View provides Automated Data Collection which allows firms to understand forklift utilization through Automated Data Collection.
Self-powered View sensors are attached onto forklifts and racking locations in seconds and require zero IT support. Seegrid’s View sensors record forklift movement data 24/7 over 30 days, ensuring that no shifts are missed and daily and weekly variations are captured.
View Team – Experienced, certified professionals perform the work onsite and involve and educate the team.
View Reports – The collected data is summarized into clear reports and is presented to customers with fact-based recommendations.
Seegrid technology transforms industrial vehicles into unmanned, automated pallet trucks and tow tractors that operate without a need for wire, tape, laser or other automated guided vehicle guidance systems.