Logistics Trains 2017-04-18T15:04:41+00:00

4 Lean LogisticTrainsLOGISTICS TRAINS

WAGONS

Base Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Pallet / container Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– For special purpose containers (engines,bumpers, etc.) Kit 4 Lean Dot No
– Finish goods Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
Base wagons

4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Low cost solution
– No limitations in caster configuration
– Load / unload with forklift

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Non-ergonomic picking
– Not compatible with shooters

Tall Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Pallet / container Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– For special purpose containers (engines,bumpers, etc.) Kit 4 Lean Dot No
– Finish goods Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
– Load / unload with forklift
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Ergonomic height
– No limitations in caster configuration

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Non-ergonomic picking
– Not compatible with shooters

Lowered Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Pallet / container Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– Load / unload with forklift Kit 4 Lean Dot No
– Finish goods Sequence 4 Lean Dot No
Lowered Wagon

4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Container close to the ground

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Limited to square caster configuration

Roller Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Pallet / container Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– For special purpose containers (engines,bumpers, etc.) Kit 4 Lean Dot No
– Finish goods Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes

4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Compatible with shooters
– No limitations in caster configuration

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Complex solution

Ramp Wagon

Feeding

– Trolleys / Carts transportation Kanban
Kit
Sequence
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– Less wear on trolley casters
– Able to transport top heavy trolleys
– Able to work on both sides
– More robust than “C” wagon

Constraints

– Uses more space than the trolleys
– Limited to square caster configuration

External Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– External container / pallet transportation Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot No
External Wagon

4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Can be used outside
– Ability to carry several containers/pallet stacked
– Load / unload with forklift

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Not able for internal logistics (until border of the line)

Multiple-shelf Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Boxes transportation, hardware Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– Components transportation Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Amount of different components able to be transported

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Components need to be handle by hand

Mini Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Boxes transportation (high runners) Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot No

4 Lean Dot Characteristics

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– Logistic train moved by hand, ergonomically
– More than one level of boxes
– Easy Maneuverability
– Can be stacked
– Compatible with trolley supermarket

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Cargo close to ground, making picking more dificult

“C” Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Carts transportation Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot Yes
Sequence 4 Lean Dot No
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Transport of different types of carts

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Less robust
– Load / unload only on one side
– Uses more space than the trolleys
– Limited in casters configurations (carts need to have 4 swivel casters)

“H” Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Carts transportation Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot Yes
Sequence 4 Lean Dot No
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Transport of different types of carts
– Transport until 6 carts

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Wider wagons
– Uses more space than the trolleys
– Limited in casters configurations (carts need to have 4 swivel casters)

Crane Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Transportation of heavy parts in boxes that can be loaded with crane Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot No
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Loaded with crane
– Parts picking from the wagon directly
– No limitations in caster configuration

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Only for small/medium components
– Difficult to apply for high runners

Kit Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Transport of kit components Kanban 4 Lean Dot No
– Transport different type of orders Kit 4 Lean Dot Yes
Sequence 4 Lean Dot No
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Customized design
– Able to transport different types of packaging/components at the same time
– No limitations in caster configuration

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Use more space than required

Conveyor Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Transportation of bulky parts in sequence Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– Box kit Kit 4 Lean Dot Yes
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– No limitations in caster configuration
– Compatible with shooter
– FIFO

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Lenght

Hive Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Bulky parts Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– No limitations in caster configuration
– Uses height

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Non ergonomic picking on the lower side
– Variance in picking (Mura)
– Doesn’t use FIFO

Hive Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Long / large parts Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– No limitations in caster configuration
– Piece standing for easy picking

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Variance in picking (Mura)
– Doesn’t use FIFO

Panel Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Used with panels Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– No limitations in caster configuration
– Uses height

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Non ergonomic picking on the lower side
– Variance in picking (Mura)
– Doesn’t use FIFO

Hanging Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Difficult handling components Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– Large / long components Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Piece standing for easy picking
– FIFO

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Return hook
– Components swing

Spike Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Long / large parts Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– Difficult to handle parts Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Parts not in touch of each others
– Easy picking

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Ocuppied Area
– Variance in picking (Mura)
– Doesn’t use FIFO

Rotation Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Large components Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
– Bulky parts Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Low variation in picking

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Complex design

Chess Plate Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Containers Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Rough surfaces that increases drag, enabling different sizes of containers

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Size of wagon can be bigger than container

Spring Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Used with boxes Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot No
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Used for movinf from 2 different workstations, using the energy of placing to pick
– Excelent ergonomic height

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Cannot be used for bulky and large components
– The box cannot be tilted
– Complex design

Tall Ramp

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Carts transportation Kanban 4 Lean Dot Yes
Kit 4 Lean Dot Yes
Sequence 4 Lean Dot No
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Transport of different type of carts
– Transport of carts with different types of caster configuration

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Less robust / strong
– Loading / unloading form one side
– Limited casters configuration
– Requires more space than the carts

Profile Wagon

4 Lean Dot Feeding

– Used with metal profiles Kanban 4 Lean Dot No
Kit 4 Lean Dot No
Sequence 4 Lean Dot Yes
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4 Lean Dot Characteristics

– Used for moving heavy loads
– Excellent ergonomic height

4 Lean Dot Constraints

– Complex design

SHOOTERS

Frontal – Plate Shooter

– Requires more space for handling
– High runner material – wagon work in lenght, not in width
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Frontal – Treadle Shooter

– Requires more space for handling
– Adjustable rolls height
– Boxes must be pushed by hand
– Improves ergonomics of picking

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Frontal – Hanging Shooter

– Components difficult to handle
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Lateral – Manual Shooter

– Narrow aisle
– Low runner material – wagon works in width, not in lenght
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Lateral – Motorized Shooter

– Narrow aisle
– Low runner material – wagon works in width, not in lenght
– Used in logistic trains, multiple supply at the same time
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Picking – Treadle Shooter

– Used for picking components
– Automatic feeding and return of empty box
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AGV’s

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The AGV (Automatic Guided Vehicle) is an autonomous system that is used to transport cargo. They are automatic, autonomous, easily expanded with precision and operational safety.
Possibility to work 24 hours, 7 days a week without staff intervention.

Advantages:
– Ability to walk back and forth
– Max speed 30m/min
– Maximum weight: 700kg
– Sensor obstacles
– Motion light with buzzer