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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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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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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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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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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The Sultan Centre Oman - Production Facility Design

 
Project Overview

The project was to investigate the feasibility of designing and building a central production and logistics facility to supply baked goods to the Oman / UAE region.

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Somerfield Stores - Lea Green - New Facility Design

 
Following on from the successful completion of their North East Distribution Centre LPC were retained by Somerfield to design a composite Distribution Centre for the North West. The design criterion was to distribute in excess of 1.1 million cases per week with the capacity to meet increasing, future demands and store growth.
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Setco Kuwait - New Facility Design

SETCO serve the major sectors of economic activity in Kuwait: Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Contracting, Municipal Utility Plants and Commercial Facilities. Their products and services are delivered to customers through two business units.

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SAB - Uganda - Network Strategy and New Facility Design

In addition to the Kampala DC LPC quantified the sizes and “mix” of distribution centres required. Concurrently, LPC provided a market analysis to allow SAB to confirm growth predictions by using demographics to compare the population distributions by Districts, for both the Beers and Rwenzori Water, with volume sales by district and identify the theoretical consumption per capita based on the numbers of distributors, population and current sales.

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SAB - Mooiplats East Pretoria - New Facility Design

Following on from LPC’s Blueprinting design of future depots, SAB had been experiencing widespread growth and had identified that a series of new depots were required in addition to re-engineering some existing depots in order to support the ever growing network.

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