DHL Tradeteam – Wholesaler Fleet Review

LPC were retained by DHL Tradeteam to review a wholesaler client’s fleet requirement and how distribution ought to change to maximise efficiency and minimise cost to serve.

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Topics: Fleet Review

B&M Bargains - Warehouse Design

Following on from their continuing growth B&M were looking to open a Southern DC to support their Southern Stores. A site had been identified and LPC were initially retained to carry out a validation of the proposals for the site prior to submission of planning applications by the developer.  The high level brief was to validate the requirement for a 1 million square foot warehouse with consideration to automation.

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Topics: Warehouse Design

ENOTRIA&CO – Wine Distribution

LPC was originally approached to review the layout and fit out requirement for a new DC to ensure that it could meet its service levels and HMRC compliance.

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Topics: Distribution Modelling

Camelot- Picking & Packing Review

LPC were engaged by Camelot to review its picking and packing operation that had been adapted over the years to support the growth in scratch card games with the packing stations being amended and added to over time.

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Topics: Picking & Packing Review

Trinity House – Re-Engineering

LPC were engaged by Trinity House to review their Supplies Warehouse Facility for the purpose of reviewing their storage and handling of stock items, the operation and the systems employed.

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Topics: Facility Re-Engineering

Talking Tables – 3PL Review

LPC were initially retained to

  • Identify the business requirements
  • Review the operation of the current 3PL based on the identified requirements
  • benchmarking study against other 3PL providers
  • Data analysis to identify a “day in the life of” the warehouse and the transport requirements
  • Identifying storage and picking needs, throughputs and distribution etc
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Topics: 3PL Review

Nevilles UK – WMS

Project Overview

Having previously supported Nevilles UK in determining a suitable site for their Customer Fulfilment Centre, LPC were retained to identify and help with the implementation of a WMS system to work with their host system SAP Business One that was currently providing basic warehouse functions.

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Topics: Warehouse Management System

Woolworths South Africa - New Facility Design

 
Woolworths previously operated from their City Deep site in Johannesburg. Over time, and against continually increasing demand for product storage and distribution, the site had undergone extensive alterations to accommodate the growth in the business, to the extent that some parts of the operation were moved and managed ‘off site’. With the site landlocked, City Deep could not physically support business volume growth.

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Topics: New Facility Design

United Trading Corporation (UTC) Saudi Arabia - New Facilty Design

 
 
The distribution centre supports the divisions by:- Supplying international and regional branded grocery products to a range of food service and wholesale clients, Distributing processed cheese products and a range of dry goods manufactured and/or packaged by a group company and by providing a complete logistics service for McDonalds in Saudi Arabia, including warehousing and delivery of all their restaurant needs.
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Topics: New Facility Design

Pietermarizburg Mother Warehouse - Facility Re-Engineering

LPC International has a long standing history of working with Unilever and were the validation and supporting designs undertaken for the two Mother Warehouses at Pietermaritzburg and Johannesburg.

One of the key design considerations was to determine a structural warehouse grid that was flexible to allow a change of storage from Wide Aisle Racking to Very Narrow Aisle Racking or Shuttle Racking in the future.

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Topics: Facility Re-Engineering

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