DHL Tradeteam – Wholesaler Fleet Review

Posted by Jason Tindley on 19-Feb-2018 16:51:15

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: Logistics Planning

Talking Tables – 3PL Review

Posted by Jason Tindley on 28-Nov-2017 16:34:52

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: Logistics Planning

DSGI Small Projects Warehouse Project Support

Posted by Jason Tindley on 07-Mar-2017 16:18:42

Project Overview

 
DSG International Mixed Electricals comprising Curry’s and Dixons, undertook an end-to-end supply chain review. The findings of this review identified the opportunity to fully re-organise its distribution network into an efficient centralised and cost effective operating model.
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Topics: Logistics Planning

Atchison Topeka Warehouse Design and Project Support

Posted by Jason Tindley on 07-Mar-2017 16:12:54

 

At the point LPC were retained, the site had already been selected with an outline design having been produced.

During due-diligence it soon became evident that the flexibility of internal layout and operational facilities required by the client could not be met by the initial design.

In order to meet the business needs, LPC determined the warehouse storage and materials handling system design and specification, materials flow planning, definition of work processes and procedures, warehouse building design and preparation of performance specifications. This also extended to the warehouse site layout planning and office layouts both for main office and warehouse office.

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Topics: Warehouse Design, Logistics Planning

Alghanim Industries - Kuwait Master Planning

Posted by Jason Tindley on 07-Mar-2017 16:12:19

LPC were retained by Alghanim to develop a Master Plan at their Jahra site in Kuwait that had an existing Electronics warehouse and a number of small ancillary buildings already built.

The brief was to conduct a detailed logistics-based study and develop a “MasterPlan” for the Jahra site to include the existing Electronics Warehouse, a new GTRC Warehouse, a multi-storey warehouse for New Cars, New Car Preparation (NCP) facilities, a new warehouse for Furniture and Home Furnishings, plus the potential (medium-longer term) re-development of the areas currently occupied by existing buildings, the Archives Store, open AC unit storage, and engineering open storage, plus such other site facilities as appropriate, and allowing for future growth of each part of the business.

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Topics: Logistics Planning