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

Maydon Wharf Production Facility - New Facility Design

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Unilevers’ Maydon Wharf site in Durban is a production facility for Personal Care, Personal Wash and Laundry (soap bars). The site is laid out around two separate factories, some parts dating back over seventy years. The factories have subsequently been merged to form a single site but still with two separate factories with the emphasis on production and not storage or material flows.
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Topics: New Facility Design

Johannesburg and Durban Mother Warehouses - New Facility Design

South Africa is a fast emerging market and Unilevers’ warehousing facilities were experiencing pressure in storage capacity. Following a whole supply chain review Unilever established a need for two new distribution facilities –Mother Warehouses – in Johannesburg and Durban.

Unilever South Africa engaged LPC to analyse and validate the conceptual designs of the two proposed Mother Warehouses (MWH).

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Topics: New Facility Design

Boksberg Production Facility - Facility Re-engineering

 

Unilever Boksberg is a laundry product, washing powder, factory site shipping to the Mother Warehouses in Johannesburg and Durban for storage and onward distribution.

Finished palletised product was held in block stack two pallets high in a pre-despatch staging area. This area was to be made available to accommodate the additional planning for some direct customer deliveries with the aim of reducing handling and transport costs. To achieve this, and with a secondary aim of increasing network storage capacity the facility required significantly more palletised storage capacity.

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Topics: Facility Re-Engineering

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