Daimler AG - Our team had the privaledge to work together with the logistic department of Daimler AG. The focus: a tugger train planning for a new assembly line to be installed in a Stuttgart factory.
The beginning of the project met us with a large variety of factors to be considered:
Additionally, we had to consider the following for planning:
Implementing a propriatory method developed by IntechLog, the tugger train planning (including stops, routes, time schedule and delay analysis) and all constraints was developed. Significant improvements were also found by analyzing the up-hill process of loading, especially considering the pre-loading and loading areas of the main warehouse (aka Supermarket). Advice and recommendations were also provided concerning the foreseen ramp-up process, bringing the assembly line to its full capacity and concerning the IT requirements for managing the kanban re-ordering process.