Every day thousands of spare parts of different sizes, shapes, and weights are delivered to dealers from logistic warehouses. Every dealer can choose and order parts in any combination. The possibility of automatization in a warehouse is reduced because of this non-standard situation. Therefore, manual handling is used widely in shipment preparation operations. Unfortunately, manual operations are unefficient and prone to shipment mistakes. At TOFAŞ, we aim at reducing these …Read More
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Once the working constraints due to the first COVID-19 wage were over (included the lockdown), PICKPLACE team returned to the ‘normal’ activity. The main task has been the setup of the two pilot scenarios in the project: ULMA and TOFAS. ULMA Pilot Scenario has been designed to implement the two types of activities that are present in a logistic center, i.e., order preparation and order return management, being the first …Read More
In this series, members of the PICK-PLACE consortium are portrayed, starting with Turkish automotive company TOFAŞ. Nuri Ertekin, Industrial Research Specialist at TOFAŞ, answers the interview. What is TOFAŞ? TOFAŞ was established in 1968 and started production in 1971 by the late Vehbi Koç, founder of the Koç Group, and jointly owned by Koç Holding and FIAT Chrysler Automobiles. It is today one of FCA three globally strategic production hubs on over one million …Read More
Last week, members of the PICK-PLACE consortium moved to TOFAS’ (Tofas Turk Otomobil Fabrikasi Anonim Sirketi) headquarters in Bursa, Turkey, for a plenary meeting and a comprehensive visit to the most promising scenarios for the project.