Logistics engineering reduces operating costs by 11%
A leading national processed foods company had experienced steady growth in recent years. They needed to extend their main warehouse, and asked Miebach Consulting to create a detailed definition of the logistics engineering and operational model required for the extension. Along with the shelving, equipment, personnel and processes, they required an analysis of potential benefits of the new design.
Establish the capacities required on the basis of 3 growth scenarios
Design warehousing alternatives inclusive of equipment and staffing needs
Analyze the alternatives and determine the best combination for future growth
Streamlined personnel and equipment needs, and defined required processes
Created a clear outline of the required investment in installations over 5 years
Reduced total logistics costs by 11% with the new design