Shipment Tracking for Raw Materials

Material transparency called for Sandvik to introduce an automated inbound processes with RFID

The finish engineering group Sandvik is known for virtually any construction industry application encompassing such diverse businesses as tunneling, excavation, as surface rock quarrying, demolition, recycling, road building and civil engineering. The product range includes drilling rigs, rock tools, bulk-materials handling, breakers, crushing and screening machinery. 

Sandvik relies on tens of raw material suppliers around the country to manufacture these products. The company wanted to have control and good visibility over their inbound processes including purchase orders and shipments from the suppliers.

Your Benefits

  • Real time visibility of items in ERP system
  • Time saving as manual typing and barcode scanning was erased
  • Fewer production breaks 
  • Cost-saving as solutions allows for lower buffer stock level

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