Automotive & Transportation Manufacturing

Keep Production Lines Moving, Efficiently

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

Transform your greatest challenges into opportunities

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

Quality, Health & Safety

Minimizing product damage while helping to ensure employee and pedestrian safety requires smart solutions

How can you help increase safety and reduce risks?

  • Use telematics to track lift truck access and provide training updates
  • Implement automated solutions and redirect workers to more value-added tasks
  • Deploy forklift awareness solutions to help increase awareness and minimize risk
Help minimize risk and maximize compliance

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?

  • Help maximize sustainability through electrification of your fleet
  • Source from suppliers who strive for a greener supply chain
  • Develop a recycling plan for by-products of your operation
Build a greener supply chain

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
  • Establish an appropriate maintenance plan to help extend useful life of your equipment
  • Evaluate leasing programs for lift truck acquisition needs
Deploy the right solutions for the job

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

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 lift trucks with a compact design and tight turning radius for confined areas
  • Use advanced power sources to eliminate the need for large battery storage rooms
  • Utilize equipment that allows for more pick locations, reducing stock buildup at the line
Maximize your space available

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 help keep your team engaged
  • Use telematics to simplify checklists and reinforce positive behavior
Excel with game changing solutions

Solutions

Take Control with Game Changing Solutions

Maximise production capabilities with reliable solutions that deliver.

Proven Approaches

Demonstrated to achieve results

Innovations to help improve throughput by reducing downtime, improving safety and ultimately lowering your operating costs.

Protect the bottom line

Extract actionable insights from lift truck telematics to help improve efficiency and productivity.

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Enhance productivity through safety

Reduce costs and boost employee performance with a comprehensive lift truck safety program.

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Unlock cost savings and performance

With the industry’s widest range of power sources from a variety of brands, you can get the very best solution available in today’s market to maximize your operations - unrestricting your choice and a power solution built around your unique requirements for costs, labor, maintenance, emissions, space and more.

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The ROI of robotics

Learn how robotic lift trucks can help address labor challenges and control costs, while driving greater efficiency, productivity and reliability.

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Continental Tire Case Study

Learn how Continental Tire used their data and Yale Vision to help decrease equipment downtime, cut clerical costs by $120,000 annually and confirmed compliance with pre-operation OSHA checklists.

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