The Home Office/Emergency Fire Service (EFS) - Network Strategy Review

LPC was appointed to review how the total EFS fleet (several thousands of vehicles and appliances) should be deployed to a number of regional locations around the United Kingdom, such that the appropriate numbers of each type of appliance could respond to different types of emergency (up to and including a nuclear attack) in any United Kingdom location within specified response times. 

Read More

Topics: Network Strategy Review

Calder Industrial Materials Ltd - Network Strategy Review

 

Whilst Calder previously operated regional distribution outbases, they were at the time distributing solely from the manufacturing plant in the North East. Calder’s distribution operation had been the subject of a management carrying out local deliveries themselves and subcontracting the balance. 

Read More

Topics: Network Strategy Review

Nuffield Hospitals - Network Strategy Review

LPC was retained by Nuffield Hospitals to develop a Dips model which is a purpose-developed computer model which is very widely used for Facilities Location modelling and Transport Planning. It uses actual road networks, and can “self-optimise” location solutions as well as being used for the development and evaluation of optional scenarios. When being used for Location Modelling Dips can work either with individual collection and delivery points or with “clusters” of collection and delivery points. 

Read More

Topics: Network Strategy Review

Kerry Foods - Network Strategy Review

A large proportion of sales are made via van sales operations which, due to the short-life mature of many of the products, necessitates that customers get daily deliveries.

To expedite the van sales the company uses three fleets of vehicles (dairy, meat and water), with each van carrying stock of up to 300 SKU’s.

Read More

Topics: Network Strategy Review

LPC Case Studies

Browse our Case Studies from over 30 years in Logistics Consulting.

Subscribe to Email Updates

New Call-to-action
Warehouse Management System Guide CTA

Recent Posts

Continuous Improvement Guide
New Call-to-action