AutoCrib Industrial Vending Innovation

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You'll find more than 20,000 AutoCrib® systems being used in 40+ countries around the world at leading businesses in these industries

Industrial vending solutions from AutoCrib® are trusted and relied upon in a wide range of industries to produce major, measurable improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of inventory management. AutoCrib® systems deliver cost savings, increased productivity, enhanced safety, improved compliance, and streamlined access to critical data for companies of all sizes.

From large cribs to RFID portals to space-saving vertical lift systems, AutoCrib® can meet any asset tracking and consumable dispensing or inventory management need.

The Leading Provider of Inventory Management Systems to the Aerospace Industry

Aerospace

The Leading Provider of Inventory Management Systems to the Aerospace Industry

In order to ensure safe operation of aircraft, the aerospace industry requires the tightest tolerances in manufacturing and maintenance, as well as strict lot control. In particular, Foreign Object Debris (FOD) is an issue that costs the aerospace industry billions of dollars per year…

In order to ensure safe operation of aircraft, the aerospace industry requires the tightest tolerances in manufacturing and maintenance, as well as strict lot control. In particular, Foreign Object Debris (FOD) is an issue that costs the aerospace industry billions of dollars per year.

Trusted by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and all branches of the military, AutoCrib® industrial vending solutions are unrivaled in their ability to provide serialized tracking of every individual item — from the largest tools to the smallest fasteners — and ensure that each is properly returned to storage.

Our systems provide aerospace companies with:

  • Convenient point-of-use access to tools, safety supplies, and MRO materials to increase efficiency and productivity
  • Exceptional FOD compliance through advanced RFID-based object recognition and serialized inventory management capabilities to ensure all items are returned when work is completed
  • Ability to optimize inventory quantities, thereby reducing storage and on-hand costs
  • Multiple levels of kitting
  • Scale-based dispensing capabilities that enable workers to obtain items quickly and efficiently
  • Automated issuance of purchase orders to prevent stock-outs
  • Highly accurate inventory tracking across multiple cost centers to ensure efficient procurement operations and decrease waste
  • Multiple authentication options provide fast and secure access to the system with full accountability
  • Gauge calibration management restricts the use of items in need of service and detailed audit trail in the event of a recall

AutoCrib® inventory management solutions have as big an impact in the office as they do in the field. An array of reports and dashboards provide the real-time data needed to make operational decisions and formulate long-term strategies.

Innovative Inventory Tracking Solutions for the Construction Industry

Construction

Innovative Inventory Tracking Solutions for the Construction Industry

AutoCrib® solutions for the construction industry help increase profitability by driving productivity up and costs down. Having the right item or tool at the job when needed, prevents time-wasting trips to the warehouse or to the hardware store to buy the needed items at a higher cost…

AutoCrib® solutions for the construction industry help increase profitability by driving productivity up and costs down. Having the right item or tool at the job when needed, prevents time-wasting trips to the warehouse or to the hardware store to buy the needed items at a higher cost.

In an industry that averages 40% shrinkage, tool loss is costly. Companies must be able to track tool use and material consumption at the user level to discourage hoarding and theft, while enforcing accountability. AutoCrib® software reports accurate, real-time details about every item or material in your inventory, when you need it. You'll know where the item is, who checked it out, what job it's assigned to and more.

With our systems, companies in the construction industry get:

  • Highly portable, wireless-enabled units that can be moved easily between jobs and locations, providing convenient access to equipment, tools, and supplies wherever they are needed
  • Efficient procurement operations resulting from accurate inventory tracking across multiple cost centers
  • The latest technology for tool vending and tracking, including advanced RFID-based, serialized asset management capabilities
  • Granular access controls by user, job, item, quantity, and cost that ensure users obtain only the items they are allowed
  • Fast, secure access to the system with multiple authentication options

Information is the lifeblood of any successful company, so AutoCrib® solutions come standard with a host of reports and dashboards covering all aspects of tool and inventory management. They give managers and executives the real-time information they need to make operational decisions and formulate long-term strategies.

Trusted to Meet the Inventory Control Needs of Many U.S. Government and Military Entities

Government & Military

Trusted to Meet the Inventory Control Needs of Many U.S. Government and Military Entities

AutoCrib® is proud to provide industrial vending solutions to many U.S. government agencies and military branches, and the organizations that serve them. These entities have very high standards and specific requirements for the management of their tools, MRO supplies, and assets…

AutoCrib® is proud to provide industrial vending solutions to many U.S. government agencies and military branches, and the organizations that serve them. These entities have very high standards and specific requirements for the management of their tools, MRO supplies, and assets. They trust our inventory management systems to help them increase accuracy, accountability, decrease project downtime, and improve productivity. They know AutoCrib® systems can also help reduce waste, decrease costs, and adhere to strict security protocols while ensuring safety compliance.

Our automated inventory dispensing and management systems are continually enhanced based on input from our government and military customers, and have undergone rigorous government testing. AutoCrib® asset management solutions are approved for use in a wide range of environments, and our powerful AutoCrib® software is approved by the U.S. Air Force.

AutoCrib® solutions for government and military entities deliver:

  • Easily transported machines that provide immediate access to equipment, tools, and supplies wherever they are needed
  • Unlimited configuration and customization options to meet any need
  • Advanced RFID-based, serialized inventory management capabilities that provide outstanding FOD (Foreign Object Debris) compliance
  • Powerful integrated security capability for managing user access
  • Reduced purchase order costs through simplified purchasing processes
  • Details by vendor to assist with cost-saving consolidation or necessary redundancy through diversified sourcing
  • Multiple system access authentication options
  • Standard, repeatable processes ideal for bringing new or transferred personnel up to speed quickly

AutoCrib® solutions come standard with a wide variety of reports and dashboards for providing oversight on everything from inventory management to budget allocation. This data helps you make operational decisions and formulate long-term strategy, while also making it easier to prepare for audits.

Industrial Vending Delivering Increased Profitability for Precision Machining Operations

Machining

Industrial Vending Delivering Increased Profitability for Precision Machining Operations

For machinists, the timely availability of specific tools, MRO and PPE supplies is key to higher productivity and lower scrap rates. The AutoCrib® product line includes many point-of-use solutions that give employees immediate access to assets but with authentication that drives home the idea of accountability…

For machinists, the timely availability of specific tools, MRO and PPE supplies is key to higher productivity and lower scrap rates. The AutoCrib® product line includes many point-of-use solutions that give employees immediate access to assets but with authentication that drives home the idea of accountability.

Advanced hardware and software also enables you to increase efficiency and accuracy in all aspects of your inventory planning and consigned inventory management operations. Those gains can lead to leaner operations and greater profitability.

AutoCrib® provides precision machine shops with:

  • Immediate access to instruments, safety supplies, and other items for less downtime and increased productivity
  • The ability to lower tool costs by forcing the use of regrinds
  • Inventory management capabilities that help control storage and on-hand costs
  • More time for buyers to focus on vendor management as a result of automated purchase order generation
  • Advanced inventory tracking across cost centers
  • System access that is both quick and secure, with multiple authentication options
  • The ability to restrict the dispensing of gauges in need of calibration to ensure QA processes are accurate

An array of reports and dashboards that come standard with AutoCrib® give you the data needed to manage day-to-day operations and assess cost allocation per job. This helps you make well-informed strategic decisions related to your tool and equipment expenses.

A Comprehensive Suite of Inventory Management Solutions for the Manufacturing Sector

Manufacturing

A Comprehensive Suite of Inventory Management Solutions for the Manufacturing Sector

Companies involved in manufacturing need powerful, accurate, flexible solutions to help them with inventory planning and consigned inventory management. In an industry that looks to produce high run rates and low scrap rates through the use of robotics, AutoCrib® systems can make it easier to maintain these expensive machines…

Companies involved in manufacturing need powerful, accurate, flexible solutions to help them with inventory planning and consigned inventory management. In an industry that looks to produce high run rates and low scrap rates through the use of robotics, AutoCrib® systems can make it easier to maintain these expensive machines.

Customizable configurations, wireless connectivity, and impressive mobility come together in systems that can provide everything from effective tool crib operations to efficient point-of-use tool access. With every transaction tracked by user, job, and other criteria, accountability is reinforced with every use.

We’ve designed our systems to provide manufacturers with:

  • Convenient availability of industrial supplies to increase efficiency and productivity
  • Lower storage and on-hand costs through optimized inventory quantities
  • The ability to prevent stock-outs with automated purchase orders
  • Cross-departmental inventory visibility for easier procurement and less waste
  • A number of secure system access methods
  • Gauge calibration management for restricting the use of items in need of service so QA processes are accurate
  • Detailed audit trail information that can be critically important in the event of a recall

To help you stay on top of the fast-changing needs of your business, AutoCrib® solutions come standard with the full spectrum of operational reports and dashboards covering all aspects of tool and materials management. They give managers and executives the real-time information they need to make day-to-day decisions and direct strategic initiatives.

Industrial Vending Solutions that Maximize Productivity in the Oil & Gas Industry

Oil & Gas

Industrial Vending Solutions that Maximize Productivity in the Oil & Gas Industry

In the oil and gas industry, keeping product flowing is your top priority. Having the equipment and materials you need close at hand when making repairs or enhancing systems is critical to maximizing productivity. The delay associated with employees traveling long distances to get item results in costly downtime.…

In the oil and gas industry, keeping product flowing is your top priority. Having the equipment and materials you need close at hand when making repairs or enhancing systems is critical to maximizing productivity. The delay associated with employees traveling long distances to get item results in costly downtime. AutoCrib® systems are powerful solutions for ensuring your employees have the tools and MRO and PPE supplies they need to do their jobs well.

Our robust, customizable inventory planning and consigned inventory management systems help create a mindset in your staff and contractors that value the efficient use of both materials and time. That culture of conservation helps you manage leaner and more profitable operations.

AutoCrib® solutions for the oil and gas industry deliver:

  • Convenient availability of supplies to increase efficiency and productivity
  • Reduced time spent managing purchasing quantities with purchase orders issued automatically based on user-specified thresholds
  • Full accountability through secure, authenticated access
  • Tight control of gauge calibration management to ensure QA processes maintain high standards
  • Lower stock and storage costs through inventory optimization features
  • Administrator-defined access control settings that prevent users from obtaining an item for which they aren’t authorized to use.

To keep you updated on your operations in real time, AutoCrib® systems come standard with a variety of reports and dashboards covering all aspects of inventory management. This information enables you to make better day-to-day decisions and direct strategic initiatives.

Inventory Management Solutions for Safety Gear and Supplies Across All Industries

Safety

Inventory Management Solutions for Safety Gear and Supplies Across All Industries

Employee safety and OSHA compliance requirements associated with it are major concerns for companies in all industries. No organization wants to be involved in a million dollar lawsuit because an employee was unable to obtain a $2 pair of safety glasses. AutoCrib® industrial vending systems address these type of issues in multiple ways…

Employee safety and OSHA compliance requirements associated with it are major concerns for companies in all industries. No organization wants to be involved in a million dollar lawsuit because an employee was unable to obtain a $2 pair of safety glasses. AutoCrib® industrial vending systems address these type of issues in multiple ways.

Our inventory control systems can be operated as point-of-use solutions that give employees fast 24/7/365 access to the safety gear and supplies they need. Advanced calibration monitoring capabilities prevent users from accessing tools that are in need of service. The system tracks every transaction and provides precise audit trail details on when, where, and to whom safety supplies were dispensed.

With safety gear and supplies, as well as all your MRO materials, AutoCrib® solutions provide:

  • Increased operational efficiency with immediate access to needed items
  • Ability to maintain ideal inventory quantities resulting in lower storage and on-hand costs
  • Automated issuance of purchase orders to prevent stock-outs
  • Multiple ways to login to the system
  • Gauge calibration management for restricting the use of items in need of service
  • Detailed audit trail information that can be critical in the event of a recall or compliance audits and litigation defense.

In addition to reports related to safety and compliance, AutoCrib® systems come standard with a variety of operational reports and dashboards covering all aspects of tool and materials management. They give managers and executives the information they need to make day-to-day decisions and direct strategic initiatives.

Efficiency-Boosting Asset Management Solutions for the Transportation & Automotive Industry

Transportation & Automotive

Efficiency-Boosting Asset Management Solutions for the Transportation & Automotive Industry

For companies in the transportation and automotive space, productivity and profitability are closely linked. To be competitive, you need employees to have immediate access to tools, spare parts, and other MRO supplies. In addition, decision makers must have immediate access to data on how those items are being used…

For companies in the transportation and automotive space, productivity and profitability are closely linked. To be competitive, you need employees to have immediate access to tools, spare parts, and other MRO supplies. In addition, decision makers must have immediate access to data on how those items are being used.

AutoCrib® stock management solutions combine state-of-the-art machines and intuitive software to give everyone in your company what they need to keep the production lines moving. Equipment, gauges, MRO and PPE supplies — our systems can vend it all securely, accurately, and efficiently.

By making industrial supplies easily accessible, AutoCrib® machines deliver:

  • Greater efficiency and productivity
  • Less time spent on stock tasks with automated inventory quantity management
  • Capabilities that let you achieve lower costs through the ideal inventory quantity/storage space balance
  • Cost savings through the ability to force reconditioned or refurbished items.
  • Flexible access control options that ensure only authorized users can obtain an item
  • A number of security authentication options to meet your operational needs
  • Reduced MRO inventory costs
  • Gauge calibration management for restricting the use of items in need of service

In today’s competitive market, where continuous improvement is a necessity, AutoCrib® systems can be an integral part of:

  • Six Sigma Initiatives
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Kaizen Events
  • Cellular Manufacturing

To help you manage your inventory more effectively, AutoCrib® solutions come standard with a host of reports and dashboards covering all aspects of tool and resource management. They give managers and executives the real-time information they need to direct day-to-day operations and develop long-term strategies.

Logistics Management Solutions Help Keep Utilities Online and in Compliance

Utilities

Logistics Management Solutions Help Keep Utilities Online and in Compliance

Utility companies work under strict regulations regarding uptime and must meet stringent compliance requirements. Failing to do so can result in penalties and other consequences. AutoCrib® solutions, including point-of-use systems and efficient RFID portals, ensure that there is never a delay in getting the industrial supplies you need to complete a task…

Utility companies work under strict regulations regarding uptime and must meet stringent compliance requirements. Failing to do so can result in penalties and other consequences. AutoCrib® solutions, including point-of-use systems and efficient RFID portals, ensure that there is never a delay in getting the industrial supplies you need to complete a task.

Automated inventory tracking, ordering, and management helps reduce errors and can free employees to work on other value-added activities. Requiring employees to sign in to obtain assets promotes accountability which can lead to leaner, more effective operations.

Our systems provide the utility industry with:

  • Immediate access to the items and materials workers need for greater productivity and safety
  • Faster, easier inventory acquisition through accurate tracking across cost centers
  • Your choice of multiple system login options for full accountability
  • Ability to maintain inventory quantities that meet demand while not taking up excessive storage space
  • Gauge calibration management for restricting the use of items in need of service
  • Administrator-defined security settings that provide complete control over system access

AutoCrib® solutions come with an array of operational reports and dashboards. They give managers and executives the real-time information they need to direct day-to-day operations, manage auditable processes, and develop long-term strategies.