Welcome to Smart Handling University!

Smart Handling University was developed to enhance your knowledge of the features and controls systems for the SmartCart product line. After completing these classes, technicians; maintenance workers; and engineers will have an in-depth understanding of how to care for their SmartCart system. Courses run 2-3 days and include hands-on training. They are held at Daifuku North America's Headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Featured Courses

CartTools Programming

This course provides the knowledge base for utilizing CartTools to program simple or complex reliable systems, providing an in-depth discussion of CartTools commands and programming best practices. Cost: $2,000

Combined CartTools and System Automation Manager (SAM) Operators Training

NEW.. Starting September 1, 2016 - This course combines CartTools Programming with System Automation Manger (SAM) Operators training.  CartTools programming provides the knowledge base to program simple or complex systems, providing an in depth discussion of CartTools commands and programming best practices. SAM is a robust control system of Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and SmartCart Automatic Guided Carts (AGCs). Included in this class are hands-on programming exercises of SmartCart AGCs along with an explanation of how traffic management is achieved through both programs.  Operators will learn how to monitor and interact with a system’s vehicle fleet through SAM’s SmartView Interface and will learn how to make modifications to a system through both CartTools and SAM programs.   

General Maintenance and Basic Troubleshooting

This on-site course promotes preventative maintenance procedure to increase the performance and longevity of Automatic guided carts (AGC).  Basic mechanical/electrical functions will be reviewed with recommended guidepath installation and proper care.  Class exercises and reference materials will be covered to assist users with troubleshooting techniques.

2017 Schedule

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All Classes are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT


2017 Schedule
CartTools Programming CartTools/SAM
June 6-7
June 13-15
July 11-12
July 18-20
August 22-24
September 19-21
October 17-18
October 24-26
November 7-8
November 14-16

December 5-7
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