A major regional drugstore chain was expanding its retail network. In order to handle the future increase in material flows and the expansion of logistical drop points over a large geographical area, Miebach Consulting was appointed to define the future processes. A flexible model was designed with a strong focus on the distribution network, optimizing the current supply chain operation, and decreasing inventory.
Create distribution model to optimize stock levels and increase service
Identify weak points in existing logistics processes
Design future distribution network with different business scenarios
Optimal distribution modes and product categorization
Flexible distribution network meet growth and changing economic environments
Ideal location of distribution centers and x-docks