AutoCrib® Training 2020

From installation and maintenance, to daily operations like restocking and reporting.

Our training program is hands-on and in-depth. You will experience all of the critical skills and tasks needed to effectively install and support a vending system. From hardware to software you're going to get: actionable content, direct hands-on experience, and new ideas for improving performance at your company.

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Daily Operations Training and Certification

SUMMARY:

AutoCrib Daily Operations training course is a four-day course that provides the skills and training to operate AutoCrib systems on a daily basis and optimize the system for cost savings and return on investment. This course is for both distributors and customers who are currently using or will soon be using AutoCrib industrial vending solutions. This class will focus exclusively on getting the most from your AutoCrib system by implementing its features, functions and powerful reporting capabilities.

Who should attend?
Staff responsible for the day-to-day operations of your AutoCrib Systems, forward thinking sales people, vending managers and all end-user managers

PRE-REQUISITES:
  • A basic understanding of the goals and functions of industrial vending
  • Sign up for an account at the AutoCrib Portal at http://autocribsupport.com/ and read about how to use the Portal.
  • Basic knowledge of PC operation and networks. Familiar with the following
    • Use of Windows 7
    • Windows explorer and file structure
LENGTH:

4 days, Class starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday

PRICE:

$750 per student

2019-2020 Schedule of Available Classes:

 

  • January 13th – January 16th, 2020 (CANCELLED)
  • April 20th – April 23rd, 2020 (CANCELLED)
  • July 13th – July 16th, 2020 (CANCELLED)
  • October 19th – October 22nd, 2020 (CANCELLED)
  • December 7th – December 10th, 2020 (CANCELLED)
Class Outline:
OVERVIEW:

AutoCrib Overview and Basics:

  • The Big 7 Benefits of Industrial Vending
  • Introduction to AutoCrib Products & Features

 

AutoCrib Software

  • Adding / Editing Suppliers
  • Adding / Editing Items
  • Assigning Items to Bins
  • Adding / Editing Employees
  • Adding / Editing Departments

 

RoboCrib (VX / TX)

  • RoboCrib PO
  • Edit PO
  • Edit PO Pricing
  • Sizing Items
  • Create RoboCrib PO

 

NON-RoboCrib (AutoLocker / FX Lockers)

  • PO Edit PO
  • Tag
  • Inventory Input Sheet Stock by tag
  • Issue and Return Durables, Perishables and Keys
OPERATIONS:
  • Re-assigning items and bins
  • Checking for open orders or open issues for
    • RoboCrib
    • AutoLocker
  • Setting package Quantity
  • Setting Bin Capacity
  • Setting Order Quantity
  • Setting up Automatic POs
  • Item Code Changes
  • Price Updates
Using Reports to Save Big Money:
  • Value by Item Sorted by Value
  • Monthly Usage Trend
  • Inventory Turns 12 months
  • Item Summary Ranked by Dollars/Quantity
  • Summary-Employee
  • Transactions by Department by Employee
  • Inventory- Adjustments by Item
  • Stock Out Projections Report
  • Number of Stock Outs By Vendor
  • Number of Stock Outs By Item
  • Gauge Reports

 

Transaction Reports

  • By Department
  • By Job
  • By Part
  • By Reason
  • By Machine

 

And more...:
  • Dealing with Obsolete Inventory
  • Setting up Automatic Reports
  • Setting up Access Controls
  • Setting Min and Max
  • Ordering at/below Min
  • Critical Items
  • P21 Integration
  • Demand Based Ordering
  • Basic Systems Installation Training and Certification
  • Setup and installation of RoboCrib VX, TX750, ScaleMate, SuperRobo, FX Lockers, and AutoLockers

Basic Systems Installation and Daily Operations Training and Certification

SUMMARY:


AutoCrib Basic Systems Installation and Daily Operations training course is a four-day course that provides the skills and training to set up and install core AutoCrib systems, operate AutoCrib systems on a daily basis and optimize the system for cost savings and return on investment. The course utilizes AutoCrib.net (Arcturus) platform. This course is for both distributors and customers who are planning an AutoCrib equipment installation, installing AutoCrib systems and configuring the AutoCrib software, currently using or will soon be using AutoCrib industrial vending solutions. Students will be able to configure and install RoboCribs VX/LX & TX750 Platinum, ScaleMate, AutoLocker FX, SuperRobo, and AutoLocker FX Scale. This class will focus exclusively on getting the most from your AutoCrib system by implementing its features, functions and powerful reporting capabilities.

Who Should Attend?
New distributor principles, new distributor salespeople, all installers, staff responsible for the day-to-day operations of your AutoCrib Systems, forward-thinking salespeople, vending managers and all end-user managers.

PRE-REQUISITES:
  • Basic knowledge of the goals and functions of Industrial vending
  • Sign up for an account at AutoCrib Portal at http://autocribsupport.com/ and read about how to use the Portal.
  • Basic knowledge of PC operation and networks. Familiar with the following :
  • Use of Windows 7 or Windows XP
  • Windows Explorer and file structure
  • Internet access, TCP/IP protocol, IP addressing
  • Client/Server environment, identify PC name
LENGTH:

4 days, Class starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday

PRICE:

$750 per student

2020 Schedule of Available Classes:

 

  • February 3rd – Feb 6th, 2020 (CANCELLED)
  • May 18th – May 21st, 2020 (CANCELLED) 
  • August 10 – August 13th, 2020 (CANCELLED) 
  • November 9th – November 12th, 2020
Class Outline:
OVERVIEW:

Basic Systems Installation & Daily Operations Course Outline

1. AutoCrib Support Portal
2. Introduction to Industrial Vending
3. The big benefits of industrial vending
4. Pre-Installation preparation
5. Best practices to handle inventory and identify what part to put in the machine / how much
6. Building a database (Excel Spreadsheet, and AutoCrib Arcturus software)
7. Adding Suppliers, Items and Employees
8. Item types (Expendable, Perishable, Durable, Gage, Kit, and Key)
9. Networking Basics
10. Database Setup, Backup, and Restore
11. Machine Configuration
12. Create PO and Tag
13. Stock the machine
14. RoboCrib Function buttons



AutoCrib Overview and Basics:
• The Big Advantage of Industrial Vending
• Introduction to AutoCrib Products & Features
AutoCrib Arcturus Software
• Adding / Editing Suppliers
• Adding / Editing Items
o Different Item Types
• Assigning Items to Bins
• Adding / Editing Employees
• Adding / Editing Departments
• RoboCrib VX/LX & TX750 Platinum
o Create RoboCrib PO
o Edit PO
o Sizing Items
• FX Locker / FX Locker with Scale
o New PO
o Edit PO
o Tag
o Inventory Input Sheet Stock by tag
o Issue and Return of Durable and Perishable items

Using Reports to Save Big Money
• Value by Item Sorted by Value
• Monthly Usage Trend

•  Inventory Turns 12 months

• Item Summary Ranked by Dollars/Quantity
• Summary-Employee
• Transactions by Department by Employee
• Inventory- Adjustments by Item
• Stock Out Projections Report
• Number of Stock Outs By Vendor
• Number of Stock Outs By Item
• Transaction Reports by Department, Job, Part, Reason, and Machine

Operations:
• Re-assigning items and bins
• Checking for open orders or open issues for
o RoboCrib
o FX Locker
• Setting package Quantity
• Setting Bin Capacity
• Setting Order Quantity
• Setting up Automatic PO’s
• Item Code Changes
• Price Updates
• Dealing with Obsolete Inventory
• Setting up Automatic Reports
• Setting up Access Controls
• Dealing with Obsolete Inventory
• Setting up Automatic Reports
• Setting up Access Controls
• Setting Min and Max
• Ordering at/below Min
• Critical Items
• Introduction to Web Services
• Introduction to Demand-Based Ordering

Stocking, Maintenance & Troubleshooting

SUMMARY:

 Training and Certification Stock, Maintain, and Troubleshoot RoboCrib LX/VX, TX750, AutoLockers, and FX Lockers

AutoCrib Stocking, Maintenance, & Troubleshooting training course is a four-day comprehensive hands-on course that provides in-depth product knowledge, diagnostic techniques, troubleshooting skills and preventative maintenance training on core AutoCrib systems. This course is for both distributors and customers who manage, configure, or maintain AutoCrib equipment and AutoCrib software. Students will be able to effectively diagnose and repair hardware related incidents with LX/VX RoboCribs, TX750, AutoLockers, & FX Lockers.

Who Should Attend?
Staff responsible for day-to-day operations, maintenance managers, and anyone interested in learning about system hardware

PRE-REQUISITES:
  • A solid knowledge of AutoCrib equipment, configurations, and functionality or previous certification in either the Basic Installation and Daily Operations course within the last year
  • Existing account at AutoCrib Portal at http://autocribsupport.com/ and read about how to use the Portal.
  • Familiar with tool use and comfortable level of mechanical aptitude
  • Basic knowledge of PC operation and networks. Familiar with the following:
    • Use of Windows 7 or Windows XP
    • Windows Explorer and file structure
    • Internet access, TCP/IP protocol, IP addressing
    • Client/Server environment, identify PC name
LENGTH:

4 days, Class starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday

PRICE:

$750 per student 

2019-2020 Schedule of Available Classes:

 

  • September 23rd – September 26th, 2019
  • March 9th – March 12th, 2020
  • June 15th – June 18th, 2020 CANCELLED 
  • September 14th – September 17th, 2020 CANCELLED 
Class Outline:
OVERVIEW:

Stocking, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting:

RoboCrib LX/VX/TX750:

  •  Machine layout and component terminology
  •  Understanding mechanical functionality
  •  Operational Theory
  •  RoboCrib workflows and data output
  •  RoboCrib command structure
          Command
         Memory locations/Programming
         Error Codes

 

  •  Diagnostics and troubleshooting
  •  Component replacement
  •  Machine alignment
  •  Replacing wiring system (LX/VX)
  •  Maintenance & Testing

FX Lockers:

  •  Component Terminology
  •  Operational Theory
  •  Latches & Wiring System
  •  Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  •  Maintenance and Testing