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Session Distribution Footprint Strategy

June 27, 2017 2205

Get inspired and exchange ideas on supply chain topics!

Groenewout offers you free Inspiration Sessions covering a wide range of topics within logistics and supply chain management. Our next session is focused on Distribution Footprint Strategy:

Program, Tuesday June 27th 2017

15.00 – 15.30 Registration & Networking

15.30 – 16.00 How to determine the optimal distribution strategy ?

Alain Beerens

Alain Beerens, Managing Partner, Groenewout

Alain provides practical insights into the decision-making and implementation process for a distribution footprint strategy.


16.00 – 16.45 Stream session I

Session A: What is the impact on operational logistics costs?

Alain Beerens,Luuk Gijben Managing Partner and Luuk Gijben, Consultant, Groenewout

During this stream session, Alain and Luuk explain the key factors when deciding on a strategic distribution footprint and how to subsequently build the financial case and qualitative business case.

• Operational costs      • Inventory costs      •  Transitional costs

Session B: How to finance the implementation of the new distribution footprint strategy?

Dries Castelein, Developer of logistics & industrial real estate, DC&I

During this session, Dries discusses how to finance the implementation of a new distribution footprint strategy:

  • Should you add an existing or new warehouse?
  • Should you divest current warehouses?
  • How can you arrange financing for logistics real estate?
  • Should you rent or buy?


16.45 – 17.00  Break and networking

17.00 – 17.45 Stream Session II

  • Session A: What is the impact on operational logistics costs?
  • Session B: How to finance the implementation of the new distribution footprint strategy

17.45 – 18.30 Sandwich Buffet & Networking

Click here for the registration form. You can sign up for two sessions. Sign up now so we can reserve a place for you (max. 25 attendees per session). Participation is free of charge but pre-registration is required.

Location & Date
The event is being held on Tuesday June 27th at Hotel Princeville in Breda, The Netherlands.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Isabel Schouten or +31(0)76 533 0440.

Looking forward to meet you at this inspiration session.

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50 years of experience

Consulting firm with over 50 years of experience.

European database

Availability of a European logistics database with benchmark figures on transportation and warehouse costs.

Network design

Full scope expertise on network design, as well as warehouse design (conceptual layout, logistics - and storage equipment) and logistics building design (engineering and investment calculations).

Implementation support

Ability to support implementation of new logistics concepts (70% of Groenewout revenue is with existing customers in follow-up/implementation projects.

Extensive knowledge

Extensive operational knowledge, hands-on, pragmatic and bottom-up approach.

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