shuttle VLMs storing parts for oil & gas companies
With the increasing demand to lower prices and tight drilling schedules in remote locations, oil and gas companies continuously operate under a strong competitive pressure. Quick and efficient access to parts is an extremely important factor in success, and inventory shortages, damaged parts, or incorrect shipments can bring drilling operations to a stop. Automated VLM parts storage and WMS inventory software for oil and gas industries Click here to learn more about automated storage systems.
pick-to-light technology and VLMs provide speed and accuracy
Automated VLM parts storage and automatic storage and retrieval systems provide organized and secure parts storage to ensure maximum parts availability at all times. With simple push-button operation, parts are delivered to the operator for immediate picking and shipping and eliminating wasted time spent walking and searching for parts through aisles of static shelving. And pick-to-light technology directs the operator to the exact picking location, which increases accuracy by up to 99.9%.
The automated VLMs are designed to meet a broad range of storage and retrieval applications for oil and gas industries. Storage trays are automatically delivered to ergonomic access openings with the push of a button. The height and number of access openings can be adjusted and modified after installation. These vertically designed parts storage units can recover up to 85% of storage floor space by taking advantage of unused overhead air space. To maximize storage even more, the height of each tray is automatically scanned by the machine to find the ideal storage location in the least amount of space within the VLM. The VLM system leaves a compact footprint, allowing you to store more oil and gas parts in less floor space.
warehouse management (WMS) inventory software for oil & gas industries
WMS inventory software is a user-friendly system designed to provide complete inventory management. Combining automated VLMs parts storage with WMS inventory software maximizes storage density, reduces pick times, enhances productivity, and increases picking accuracy. The software can also optimize space within the automated VLM, create pick sequences, prevent out of stock inventory shortages and provide real-time reports. The WMS inventory software is able to grow with your company so you can meet customer requirements at any time.
WMS inventory software can be tailored to various requirements to ensure smooth operation of your warehouse and meet your exact needs. The software helps lower processing times, automatically sequences order picking, and increases throughput with time-optimized unit movement. For added security, individual user and group rights can be controlled and managed and each transaction can be tracked. Lastly, WMS inventory software can be easily integrated into your existing ERP or host system.
contact us for automated VLM parts storage & WMS inventory software
Southwest Solutions Group® provides design and installation services for oil and gas industries needing automated VLM systems and WMS inventory software for parts storage and inventory control. SSG will even provide a free consultation to determine your warehouse’s exact needs before the design process begins. To learn more or to speak with a material handling specialist, call us at 1-800-803-1083 or send us a message today.