Volvo Truck and Bus Centre - Storage of Spare Parts

Volvo maintenance use Kardex carousel and shuttle for high density storage

Volvo Truck Center Oslo is the main repair shop for Volvo trucks and buses in the Oslo.

They needed to create space for other uses so they installed a Kardex Megamat Carousel and a Kardex Shuttle XP.

Advantages at a glance

  • Same amount of goods on 5% of the floor space giving space for more offices.
  • 100 % safe access by using “pick-by-light” operator prompting
  • Increased picking accuracy up to 99,8 %

Scope of delivery

  • Kardex Megamat RS 350 (W x D x H: 3,475 X 1,671 X 6,810 mm) (with a total of 480 shelves giving 190 sqm storage space and 18 cubic metres storage volume)
  • Storage capacity 1,740 bins, 7,700 locations.
  • Kardex Shuttle XP 500 (W x D x H: 3,050 x 864 x 6,950 mm), (with 44 trays for max 265 kg and 10 trays for 460 kg giving 141 sqm storage space)
  • Picking Matrix position indicator
  • Software interface to GDS (Volvo’s Global Dealer System)