Use Cases

Warehouses are under great time, human resources and cost pressure with explosion of e-commerce and just-in-time manufacturing. Without real-time data on the location and usage of mobile assets, there can be no systematic learning, automation or optimisation of resources. This is where Sonodot comes in.

Forklift Fleet Safety
Client
Nitela (Romenia)
Use Case
Forklift fleet management for safety and productivity in 24/7 cross docking warehouse
Key Features
  • Speed zoning
  • Heatmaps
  • Automatic alerts and reporting
  • Access control and safety checklist
  • Collision detection/alerts
Deployment
2511.25m2
17
4
2 man-days
Benefits
  • 20% decrease in speeding
  • 35% decrease on impact incidents
  • Stopped unauthorised driving
  • Enforced safety compliance
  • Drived behavioral changes by realtime monitoring - Mapped and mitigated accident-prone areas
Fleet Maintenance and Performance Monitoring
Client
Nitela (Romenia)
Use Case
Productivity and performance monitoring for 3 forklift driver shifts, identify improvements or cost-saving opportunities. Preventive fleet maintenance to reduce operation breakdowns.
Key Features
  • Drop/picks mapping
  • Idle time mapping
  • Productivity analytics and reporting
  • Asset pre-checklists. Maintenance reporting
  • Idling alerts and monitoring
Deployment
2511.25m2
17
4
2 man-days
Benefits
  • 10% productivity increase per shift
  • 65% less operations stop due to asset breakdown
  • No unjustified idling of assets
  • Recommended improvements that could reduce the number of assets and HR needed in 25%
  • Drived behavioral changes by realtime performance monitoring
Stock management
Client
Transportes Paulo Duarte (Azambuja)
Use Case
Identify badly placed stock in order to improve response times and reduce asset wear and operation costs.
Key Features
  • Pick frequency by zone
  • Zone definition by stock type - racks, ground pallets
  • Stock moments tracking
  • Operations simulation with different stock placement layouts and picking methods
  • Travelled time / order fulfillment reporting
Deployment
1312.52m2
23
2
1 man-days
Benefits
  • 23% decrease in response type per order
  • 40% less misplaced stock
  • 25% less time spent searching by stock
Performance monitoring
Client
British Sugar (Peterborough)
Use Case
Reduce the number of rented assets needed. Identify operations bottlenecks.
Key Features
  • Asset activity and capacity metrics
  • Velocity heatmaps
  • Spaghetti maps
  • Order frequency and fulfillment data
Deployment
574.56m2
16
3
1 man-days
Benefits
  • 33% decrease in assets cost
  • 10% decrease on incidents
  • 20% decrease in asset travelling time
  • Clearer order handling process
  • Restricted zones for forklift only operations
FIFO Compliance
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