Andersen Motors (Suzuki Car Import Denmark) imports 10,000-12,000 Suzuki cars every year and distribute them to the local dealer network in Denmark. All cars are provided with a barcode, followed by a digital barcode solution that keeps track of the car's entire journey - from arrival to delivery. It provides a faster and better workflow at the car importer.
At the headquarter in Køge, 48 employees handle the import of Suzuki cars at Andersen Motors. The Suzuki cars are imported from four countries - Japan, India, Hungary and Thailand. With preparation of up to 12,000 cars on a yearly basis, there is a great need to follow the journey of the care at Andersen Motors - from arrival to delivery. It is a crucial factor for the support and service to the Danish dealers.
Back in 2011, Andersen Motors replaced paper with a digital registration of a car's journey using a barcode solution from Delfi Technologies. The barcode solution makes it possible to control and very accurately follow all the cars - from arrival to delivery. To ensure a constant overview of both available and unavailable parking spots for the cars, a large monitor has been placed in the preparation department, where the staff, via a clear dashboard, can get a quick overview of the entire parking space.
- When the cars enter the preparation process, they all get a unique parking spot. We get a lot of cars through the system and therefore we need a good overview of all the cars. On the monitor, we can quickly get an overview of the available parking spots - they are marked with green. Likewise, the occupied ones are marked with red. This gives us the necessary overview, explains Lars Nielsson, preparation man at Andersen Motors.