Cleaning

Cleaning containers and trailers on your depot and managing all administration around the process can be a time-consuming task. Every product requires a specific approach or treatment, making a planning can be a full day job. The Cleaning module enables you to build programs and schedules, so you can speed up by minimizing paperwork. 

 

Cleaning container

 

Build cleaning programs
Planning board with cleaning orders
Visual presentation of lanes/queues

Cleaning module features

DEPOT Software helps you build programs and schedules, which are automatically built from the clean methods attached to the chemical product of each respective compartment. The module has an easy to use interactive drag & drop queue planning board of cleaning orders and comes with visual presentation of lanes and queues.

  • Clean orders
  • Cleaning planning queue (drag & drop)
  • Planning board (LED/LCD Screen connection)
  • Protected verification, blacklist & forbidden products
  • Manage cleaning methods & cleaning items
  • Pricing agreements per customer, per product, per cleaning method, per cleaning item

 

  • Cash payment
  • Multiple cleaning methods per product, per customer
  • Seals (manual or barcode scanner) & ATP checks
  • Print detailed Clean Instructions (with ADR images)

 

  • Print EFTCO Electronic Cleaning Documents (ECD)
  • Free plugin: Import scanned EFTCO documents if you have a printer that saves filenames based on barcode
  • Supports fallback printers

 

Additional Features

In collaboration with TCE, we have developed a new feature for DEPOT Software: The Cleaning Touchscreen. Tank Cleaning Europoort (TCE) is a station in the port of Rotterdam for cleaning, heating and storage of tanks and tank containers. TCE is an organization that stands for innovation and high-quality technology and products. The Cleaning Touchscreen is an optimized version of the cleaning process.

We added a Touchscreen to the cleaning module. Below you can see the difference between the old workflow and the situation while working with The Cleaning Touchscreen.

 

See the difference in the old and new situation below

Cleaning station

 

Build cleaning programs and schedules, so you can speed up by minimizing paperwork.

 

Current situation

 

Checkpoint

1. Inserts new cleaning order

2. Drags cleaning order to expected cleaning bay

3. Prints cleaning instruction document

4. Gives cleaning instruction document to cleaner who is at the desk

5. Instructs a container forklift truck to move the container to the cleaning bay

New situation

 

Checkpoint 1. Inserts new cleaning order

Cleaner

1. Picks up cleaning instructions at the desk

2. Walk to the cleaning to cleaning bay

3. Once the container has arrived and starts cleaning

4. Waits for truck to bring container

5. Writes down additional items on the cleaning instructions document

6. Hands over the cleaning instruction document at the checkpoint desk

Cleaner

1. Sees new cleaning order

2. Drags cleaning order to proper cleaning bay

3. Forklift is autmatically instructed to move the container to the proper cleaning bay

4. Cleaning instructions is printed for the cleaner

5. When container arrives, cleans and finishes the order on screen

6. Forklift driver is automatically instructed to move to next spot 

Checkpoint

1. Checks the cleaning instruction document and searches & modifies the cleaning order with the latest cleaning bay info

2. Prints a cleaning certificate

3. Instructs a container forklift truck to move the container to the next location 

Checkpoint

1. ECD's for finished orders are shown in a separate column and can be printed once a driver comes for his container

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