A retail distribution company with 3 main business divisions - Grocery, Automotive and Real Estate - asked Miebach Consulting to optimize processes and the supply chain structure in the grocery stores division. They required a restructuring of their organization from forecast of demand up to the execution of operations, along with a definition of the optimum retail distribution network, in order to comply with the desired level of service and reduce the costs involved.
Optimize the internal processes and costs of the supply chain
Define ideal network design including number of hubs and type of operation
Support the business strategy and new organization to achieve forecast growth
Identified potential sales increase of nearly 8% through process adjustments
Reduced inventory by 10%
Redesigned, optimal distribution network, reducing warehouses from 7 to 4