EDC compliant with rules & state-of-the-art security system

April 6, 2016 376

 

Description
Avnet with sales of $12.8 billion is one of the largest distributors of semiconductors, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components and computer products.

Opportunities
Avnet’s rapid expansion in Europe as a wholesaler for electronic components resulted in a scattered operation with warehouses at numerous locations. Avnet wanted to centralize all warehouses into a European Distribution Center (EDC) to improve the service level to customers.

Solution
Groenewout preformed the following:

  • Analysis of all good flows to and from the EDC
  • Design of the optimum logistics concept allowing for a 40% sales increase in the first five years
  • Design of the complete logistics process in the new EDC and a dynamic simulation of logistics process
  • Design of the EDC building with all logistics and technical installations
  • Project management of the entire project excluding IT.

The shelf storage area complies with ESD regulations to handle sensitive components. The whole facility is guarded by advanced security systems.

Benefits

  • 98% Stock availability for all of Europe
  • Lower operational costs
  • Expansion opportunities build into the design.
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