Like many other industries dependent on touch and interaction, manufacturing and industrial distribution look a little different during the pandemic.
A renewed focus on safety will require you to rethink your manufacturing processes in order to eliminate exposure points, while ensuring PPE and other critical supplies are easily accessible for employees. In today’s age, inventory management must not only be smart – but also safe.
CribMaster is committed to being a partner and resource as you learn new ways to work. Simple adjustments to your existing distribution process can turn what was once a high-touch experience, virtually touchless. As one of your most comprehensive and complete sources for inventory data, CribMaster can also be utilized to track and document compliance with safety procedures. These capabilities can help you understand where risks in the supply chain are, as well as proactively identify and address safety gaps that may pose a risk to your workforce.
CM 11 includes many features designed to distribute PPE very quickly and safely, including:
Remote Vend – Issue and Return from Your Mobile Phone
Workers can now issue and return items right from the CM Mobile NG app on their personal or work-issued mobile device.
To help enable touchless vending broadly in your workforce, we’ve unlocked unlimited seats for Remote Vend for everyone in your company – all that’s required is one full CM Mobile NG license and an API!
- No additional cost or limit to adding users - your entire workforce can have access to Remote Vend
- Low-touch alternative to the Tekvision or other shared devices
- Records all transaction data for detailed reporting
- Vend and return remotely from any machine powered by ATR, including Aux units
Fast Vend - Distribute PPE Automatically from an Employee Badge Scan
Reduce touchpoints and wait times for PPE by enabling Fast Vend in CM Client. This new low-touch feature allows workers to issue assigned items by simply scanning their employee badge. There’s no need to select items individually on the Tekvision or use item barcodes – just one scan is all you need to get assigned inventory out to the field quickly with minimal touchpoints.
- Quick & thorough model that reduces vending time
- Use Access Codes to make sure each worker gets the right supplies, every time
- Ideal for issuing PPE Kits out to workers Compatible with any machine powered by ATR, including Aux units
Utilize Your Database for Contact Tracing
Download and run contact tracing reports in CribMaster to identify contaminated equipment, and employees at risk for exposure, in the event a colleague tests positive for COVID-19. Click the link below to download the custom report, how-to guide, and walkthrough video.
Create PPE Stations
Set up PPE stations at entry points or high-traffic areas using just a POU. This solution eliminates the need to repackage supplies to vend from a traditional machine, and can drastically cut down on wait times to receive PPE. Simply open boxes of PPE and have an attendant scan each items PPE Barcode before letting an employee take their approved items. PPE stations can also be set up outside of your tool crib to control traffic flow in and out.