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Define global standard logistics processes

November 13, 2018 1658 Views

Description

Decowraps is a manufacturer and leading supplier for the floral industry, supplying packaging options for all levels of fresh flowers and potted plants.

Opportunities

Following a previous project deciding on warehouse size & logistics concept for their newly built DC, Decowraps initiated a new project to develop a global standard for their logistics processes. Furthermore, Decowraps wanted to investigate the possible gains from implementing a WMS and how product identification & master data management could be improved.

Solution

  • Process mapping of As-Is situation, combined with a detailed breakdown of the corresponding productivities.
  • Development of optimized To-Be situation, creating a global standard for all 3 Decowraps locations.
  • Fit-Gap analyses of functional & technical WMS requirements for 3 DCs, looking at both on premise and cloud solutions.
  • Estimate CAPEX & OPEX to support decision-making process.

Benefits

Deliverables include:

  • Flow charts of As-Is & To-Be situation
  • Process description of To-Be situation
  • Simulated & optimized productivity models for all 3 locations
  • Quantitative & Qualitative evaluation of WMS options
  • CAPEX & OPEX estimate for WMS implementation
  • Business case for product identification solutions
  • Recommendations on master data management improvements.
  • RFQ documents to start WMS tendering procedure

 

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