A leading international retailer was strong in the hypermarkets channel and planning an expansion into the convenience channel. They contracted Miebach Consulting to design a distribution network to provide service for the new point-of-sales formats. Miebach analyzed the service requirements of each of the sales formats, examined the network alternatives, and identified opportunities for improvement. Leveraging all channels and volumes of temperature-specific products enabled them to obtain maximum efficiencies.
Analyze the expansion plan with focus on logistics requirements
Audit and list all "end-to-end" supply chain costs
Compile benchmarking of logistics costs in the retail sector
Reduced total logistics costs by 10%
Determined ideal combination of locations, channel and temperature types
Prepared the expanded distribution network for up to 30% increase in sales