Optimization logistic process

April 6, 2016 823

netwerk-vspDescription
Netwerk VSP, a 100% affiliate of TNT, distributes around 100mio folders a week to 7mio households throughout the Netherlands. As such, Netwerk VSP is the market leader in the Netherlands in the area of unaddressed mail.

Opportunities
In recent years Netwerk VSP was growing consistently while their operating centers have been consolidated from 14 to 4. Therefore the inbound transport & handling of folders up until the “sorting” machines has become more complex. Related questions are: how to create upstream supply chain transparency and collaboration synergies? how to optimize storage, identification and routing of the volume (incl centralized versus direct).

Solution
Groenewout defined the business processes and physical lay outs to be able to cope with the required throughput efficiently and effectively. Main areas were: Insource/outsource decision for central warehouse Functional requirements of IT solution Detailed project plan for implementation.

Benefits
Increased transparency and coordination throughout the supply chain Substantial cost reduction and CO2 reduction due to significant decrease in transportation kilometers. A number of quick-wins that lead to financial savings and/or customer service improvements once implemented.

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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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