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Last updated: June 25, 2019

 

Automated Parts Storage Systems for Auto Dealerships

If you use traditional storage shelving to store your automotive parts, you may be hampering the operating efficiency of your organization.  If you take a closer look at the space and productivity savings of automated storage systems you will find some significant operational savings.  Below are several examples of the space savings alone derived from using automated storage systems instead of traditional stationary parts shelving.

Remstar Vertical Automotive Parts Shuttles

A traditional parts storage room that is 30 feet wide and 28 feet deep stores 60 bins that yield 420 cubic feet of usable storage space that occupies 840 square feet of floor space.
A 30 foot tall Remstar Automotive Parts Shuttle yields 885 cubic feet of usable storage space that uses only 129 square feet of floor space. The Remstar Vertical Parts Shuttle stores twice the amount of parts in 85% less floor space.

Remstar Vertical Rotating Storage Carousel

A traditional parts storage room that is 18 feet wide and 28 feet deep stores 36 bins that yield 252 cubic feet of usable storage space that occupies 504 square feet of floor space.
A 20 foot tall Remstar Vertical Carousel yields 591 cubic feet of usable storage space that uses only 128 square feet of floor space. The Remstar Vertical Carousel stores twice the amount of parts in 75% less floor space. Click here to learn more about automated storage systems.

Remstar Automated Horizontal Carousels

A traditional parts storage room that is 36 feet wide and 28 feet deep stores 72 bins that yield 504 cubic feet of usable storage space that occupies 1,008 square feet of floor space.
Two 20 foot Horizontal Remstar Carousels yield 791 cubic feet of usable storage space that uses only 405 square feet of floor space. The Remstar Horizontal Carousels store twice the amount of parts in 60% less floor space.

Reduce Your Automotive Parts Operating Overhead

The automated storage units allow you to use this previously wasted floor space for more productive and revenue generating purposes. The recovered floor space lets you increase your storage capacity without having to move or expand your storage area. In addition to saving space, the Remstar automated solutions increase technician billing and counter staff efficiency by providing instant access to the parts while improving customer service.

Additional Benefits of Automated Parts Storage

  • Increased pick rates and improved picking accuracy
  • Locates, tracks, accounts, and manages parts with inventory management software
  • Easily adjusts to store a wide range of part sizes (small, medium, large)
  • Secures parts from pilferage and dust
  • Provides safe ergonomic parts picking for employees (eliminates climbing, stooping, bending, etc…)
  • Eliminates bottlenecks to streamline the flow of materials
  • Increases worker morale and attitudes

Designing and planning the right automated storage and retrieval system is a key part of our services. Contact us today at 1-800-803-1083 and schedule an appointment to have one of our experienced representatives provide a free space analysis for your storage area.

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