Case study

Corporate

  • Service

    4PL SUPPLY CHAIN & NETWORK OPTIMIZATION
  • Region

    NORTH AMERICA
  • Divergent distribution network driven by acquisitions (global packaging manufacturer)
  • Redundant activities in some areas, while not sharing best practices
  • Significant cost increases and inflation in the supply chain
  • Analyses and redesign of US warehouse and distribution network
  • On-site support to scope the opportunities via VSM, interviews, & Dialogue
  • Application of LEAN tools and governance principles to drive improvements
  • Engineering and analytics to garner productivity
  • Ideation sessions to generate creative solutions and projects
  • Cost reductions and improved service
  • Closedown and opening of new (outsourced) warehouses)
  • Optimized distribution network
  • Process driven decision-making and on-going governance
  • Distribution network was improved and optimized
  • Centralized operations that collaborated and shared best practices
  • Selected providers and supported warehouse start up and moves
  • $5 million in cost reduction during the second phase of the engagement
  • Organized and structured processes to drive repeatable operations
  • Structured change management and program management