Planning a tugger train system


Branche

Mechanical & plant

Company size

about 1.300 employees

Project duration

9 months

Switzerland

Customer

Our customer, based in Switzerland, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of bonded abrasives.

Performance

 Design and test run of a periodic production supply realized with tugger trains also for bulky items and connection with the PULL based and levelled production planning and scheduling system

  • Analyses of current movement data within the production and developing of the long-term horizon
  • Feasibility study and selection of a suitable system for the production supply
  • Design of a route concept including stop points and time schedule of driving
  • Design of a loading concept also for bulky items up to 2t
  • economic consideration of the system and calculation of FTE
  • Creation of the tender document with all necessary technical requirements
  • Planning and realization of a tugger train test for bulky items