Warehouse Optimization

Distribution Center Assessment – Replacement Parts Fulfillment, 500,000 sq. ft. Site
Issue: Poor OB shipping performance, out of stocks, labor costs high and overall warehouse performance weak.
Solution:  Conducted 7 day on-site review and assessment - reviewed metrics and assessed all activities such as order management, receiving to putaway, to picking to shipping, labor productivity, supervision, dock processes, systems strengths and weaknesses, facility layout, storage design, equipment suitability and utilization.
Results:  Produced written report detailing findings and provided roadmap with significant recommendations.  Recommendations were detailed and client successfully implemented them.

DC Consolidation - Transition Planning, Warehouse Design and Implementation, 525,000 sq, ft. Site
Issue:  Work involved assisting client with facility consolidation including transition planning and startup of new 525,000 sq. ft. DC from design (cad drawings) including inventory locations through startup phase providing on-site assistance enabling a reasonably smooth transition to desired performance levels.
Solution: Provided expert assistance with facility consolidation planning and implementation.  Work ranged from DC design (cad drawings) including assigning inventory quantities and locations, labor and equipment planning and all other startup tasks including providing on-site assistance.
Results: Enabled a quick, efficient and “on budget” implementation that resulted in a reasonably smooth transition to desired performance levels over the planned period of time.

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