Woolworths South Africa - Strategic Distribution Study

The study involved using Computer Modelling techniques (DiPS*) to build and evaluate alternative scenarios and to identify the comparative operational costs and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) associated with each.  DiPS is a purpose developed computer model which can be used to examine a wide variety of strategic and tactical questions in distribution and transport operations.
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Hagemeyer - Strategic Distribution Study

 

Initially, LPC International was retained by Newey and Eyre to review its supply chain activities to their circa 200 wholesale branches. Each branch operated effectively as a “stand-alone” business, being responsible for its own buying, stockholding, sales and local delivery operations. The UK was split into regions with each region providing, via a regional hub or “superbranch” some level of stock-cover over and above that carried by each branch. In turn the network was supported by a 90,000 sq.ft NDC at Warrington. 

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