An industry leading international company that manufactures and distributes industrial goods, retails their products in branch offices throughout the countries of Northern Europe. Due to the vast numbers of products the model does not allow for stock to be held in each of these countries, resulting in inventory shortfalls and service delays. The company contracted Miebach Consulting to design a distribution model to support customer service and sales growth in the region.
Design of the optimum model considering stocks and transport costs
Network modelling and calculation of alternative scenario costs
Definition of the optimum network with concentration of stock at 4 points
Increased service term cover < 48 hours from 35% to 99%