A new automated warehousing system has been installed at WesTrac. The Autostore™ system went live in June 2023 and helps maximise use of space and speed up picking and put away processes, in turn leading to faster turnaround times for parts distribution.
5 June 2023
autostore Quick Facts
Autostore went live in June 2023
Autostore is powered by an artificial intelligence (A.I.)
Inside Autostore, there are 24 robots, operating 24/7
The robots pick 500 product lines per hour
The robots put away 100 product lines per hour, across four stations
Each robot has been given a unique name for easy identification
Pink robot #24 is called Pickerella
Autostore enables WesTrac to gain an additional 1,000 square meters of space
Installation of Autostore began in August 2022
Fast: Small parts orders can now be retrieved within 5-10 minutes
Flexible: Stations be divided into large or small size, and interchanged as needed
Safe: Robots do the picking, keeping our people out of harm's way
Scalable: This solution is scalable to allow for future growth and increased customer orders
WesTrac warehouse system a boost for customer productivity
A new automated warehousing system is being installed at WesTrac. The Autostore™ system will help maximise use of space and speed up picking and put away processes, in turn leading to faster turnaround times for parts distribution.
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