Automated Industrial Vending

Automated Industrial Vending

Modular Industrial Vending Solutions make supplies available directly where workers need them, while maintaining the proper level of security at the point of use. We offer the industry’s broadest variety of technologies and configurations, providing customers with maximum inventory flexibility and improved productivity anywhere on the shop floor. Combined with tool control, solutions secured by badge cards provides tracking, and peace of mind for items that require constant traceability. Our customizable solutions work inside the tool crib, storeroom, work areas, or even in remote locations, to allow you to automatically record issues and returns.

A Single Source Provider for Your Automated Industrial Vending Needs

As a result of implementing Automated Industrial Vending solutions, typical Maintenance Repair and Operations inventory reductions range from 25-40%. Automated Industrial Vending offers an advanced platform to track, manage and automate indirect material flows. The software collects information from multiple devices, tool cribs and sites in a single database. The software integrates with existing enterprise resource planning ERP, manufacturing resource planning MRP, and other business systems to optimize automated replenishment and purchasing.

Why Choose Automated Industrial Vending?

Industrial Vending will Automatically Manage Essential Inventory

  • High-volume consumables, such as PPE and general shop supplies
  • High-value durables, including carbide cutting tools
  • Slow-turn critical spares or environmentally sensitive materials
  • Calibrated equipment and other items sent for maintenance or rework
  • Easily lost or stolen tools
  • Kitted items
  • Gain the capabilities to streamline supply chains
  • Gain the capabilities to transition to leaner inventories,
  • Gain the capabilities to ensure that assets are available
  • Gain the capabilities to create a culture of employee accountability.

Reduce Costs

Track inventory and assets with certainty to lower expenses by minimizing loss and optimizing supply levels.

Increase Productivity

Give workers the right tools and supplies at the right time—and at the point of use—to reduce idle time and work hours spent searching for missing inventory.

Minimize Safety Risks

Maximize the safety of your workforce and enhance the safety of your end products with tighter tool controls and accurate usage records.

Improve Compliance

Support audit needs and processes to meet regulation requirements and mitigate noncompliance concerns.

Why Choose Us?

As Your Solution Provider, Straightforward

  • Is independent & can deliver multiple options
  • Will learn your business structure and goals
  • Will understand your information services infrastructure
  • Will determine how to stitch Automated Industrial Vending Solutions into your business processes
  • Will optimize tracking devices to make implementation a success
  • Will implement and support the selected solution
  • Stay on to handle all the customer service and escalations
  • Become an integrated part of your organization’s ecosystem

About us

Straightforward designs and delivers IT & communications solutions and services that help organizations execute on their strategic goals. Our focus?  Every business is unique so we start with listening to the needs of our clients, and then exceed those needs in every way.

For Government Buyers

Straightforward is a Certified Small Minority Owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE, MBE) and a Member of the Targeted Group of Businesses (TGB) in the State of Minnesota.  CERT Certified for the City of Minneapolis and St. Paul also Hennepin and Ramsey Counties. Federally, Straightforward is HubZone and HUD Section3 Eligible as well.

Call us today to learn more on which Automated Industrial Vending Solutions are right for your business.

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