TTI, Inc. was founded in 1971 in Fort Worth / Texas, USA, and expanded to Europe in 1992. They are the world’s leading authorized distributor specialist offering passive, electromechanical, discrete power supplies and sensor components. Today, the company has more than 100 locations in Europe, North America and Asia. In its position as world market leader, space, energy and cost efficiency are essential success factors for TTI, Inc. However, storage space bottlenecks as well as long walking distances and processing times were a growing challenge in the original distribution center.
AutoStore enables handling of 18 billion components
In order to increase maximum efficiency and flexibility, and for being able to respond to future market developments, TTI, Inc. decided for a new logistics concept, which was co-developed and planned by Element Logic. As part of this, TTI, Inc. did not only invest in the expansion of the existing distribution center. The company also acquired new buildings, which include an AutoStore by Element Logic system – in addition to various other state-of-the-art logistics systems. Covering a total area of 43,000 square meters, TTI, Inc. is now capable of handling 18 billion components. In addition to a significant reduction in throughput time, the company was also able to increase efficiency in all respects.
”With Element Logic we have an experienced partner at our side, who enables us to react felxibly to market developments in the future. Our AutoStore by Element Logic allows for optimal space utilization, increases the efficiency of the picking process and is the ideal system for us and our planned growth. We can adapt the system to our needs at any time by expanding the grid, the ports, and the number of robotos”, says Thomas Rolle, Vice President European Operations at TTI, Inc.