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Pallet flow dynamics system UK customer - Riordon

Time:2018.09.26

Client Background:

Adient Seating UK Ltd is the market leader in the $70 billion, worldwide automotive seating industry. As an independent public company, they have the ability to reinvest in their core business and to quickly capitalize on emerging trends and innovations – in automotive seating and beyond.


Client:

Adient Seating UK Ltd

 

Location:

Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire

 

Project Summary:

Design and installation of a pallet flow dynamics system for the storage of automotive seating components...



Enhanced picking speeds, product rotation and materials flow

 

Adient Seating UK Ltd has had to work with a poor materials flow at their production facility in Burton-on-Trent for some time, due to a bulk stacking method that was inconducive to their just-in-time materials flow. Even though the setup was managed very well by an experienced materials team, without automated stock rotation and a better picking strategy their best efforts were limited by the system at hand.


In 2017, Adient Seating UK Ltd invited Guangzhou HEDA Shelves Company to propose a solution to overcome this problem, which originally took the form of a mezzanine floor solution with integrated dynamics. However, due to customer demand where one model of vehicle was discontinued and replaced with a higher volume single model, this resulted in a reduction of different part numbers that Adient Seating UK Ltd had to manage. This increased the volume for each part number, and so a different solution was now required in order to fulfill future requirements.

 

Further operational analysis, completed after the introduction of the new model, enabled HEDA Shelves to develop a solution built on an adjustable pallet racking base, which would also include integrated dynamics in the form of a push-back system and pallet live beds installed within the racking lanes to enhance stock rotation and selectivity. 


Riordon Kuok
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