Planning a tugger train system



Company size

about 1,300 employees

Project duration

9 months



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


Design and test run of a periodic production supply realised 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 realisation of a tugger train test for bulky items