National Oilwell Varco – optimizing storage logistics

National Oilwell Varco – optimizing storage logistics

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National Oilwell Varco supplies customers in the oil and gas industry with accessories and spare parts. Its storage logistics were reorganized to improve efficiency following an increase in orders.



Requirements:

  • Optimize storage processes
  • Reduce the space needed for storage
  • Improve ergonomics and precision
  • Cut manpower requirements


Solution:

  • Restructure the entire warehouse and install 3 shuttle lifts
  • Increase productivity by 44 percent
  • Reduce the amount of space needed by 70 percent
  • Improved picking accuracy thanks to the use of pick-to-light technology
  • Software-controlled operation cuts manpower requirements by 27 percent while also easing the burden on employees


Scope of delivery:

  • 3 Shuttle XP 500 systems
  • Pick-to-light displays
  • Power Pick Global software
National Oilwell Varco – optimizing storage logistics

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