A spare parts distribution branch of an automotive company asked Miebach Consulting for support to optimize their warehouse network of three warehouses in the North, West and South of Germany. The features and functions of the three warehouses were analyzed and a cost model was set up to check possible network changes. Necessary shuttle transport routes were planned in detail, so that the three warehouses could be reduced down to two while significantly improving the service levels.
Optimize network structure in terms of service and cost
Identify alternate scenarios for cost reduction and service improvement
Creation of detailed plan for daily shuttle transport routes