Realize multi-functional DC

Description Eimskip is a leading transportation and investment company in Iceland and one of the country's largest privately owned companies. It has evolved over the years from being a shipping line to a total transportation and logistics company. As an investment company it holds shares in many other Icelandic companies. Opportunities To improve and extend the performance and reduce costs of Eimskip’s public warehousing operations, a new centralized distribution center (Vöruhotel) was designed. Eimskip required a...

Operate a fully integrated value chain

Description Dulcinea Farms, Ladera Ranch USA, started in 2003 in the field of fresh produce (melons and tomatoes). They grow, market, and sell their consumer-directed products nationwide. Dulcinea Farms, LLC™ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Syngenta, a world-leading agribusiness. Opportunities Dulcinea was starting to operate a fully integrated produce value chain, balancing the quality and volume of field production against the customer demand in the retail shops of fresh produce. Solution Groenewout designed the new supply chain...

Lay-out study global distribution product

Description DSM Nutritional Products is the world’s leading supplier of vitamins, carotenoids and other fine chemicals to the feed, food, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. In Venlo, the Netherlands their global distribution centre (38.000m2) is situated; 51.000 pallets are stored. Opportunities Defining improvement opportunities in the lay-out of the warehouse, taking into account an expansion of their existing warehouse, growth expectations, integration of external storage and the presence of hazardous goods. Solution Groenewout conducted a feasibility study on the...

Audit & update of safety reports and fire prevention methods

Description Dr. W. Kolb b.v. is a chemical production facility for raw material used for production of detergents, cosmetic, textile and paper industries. The company is a subsidiary of the Holding Chemische Fabrik Dr. W. Kolb A.G. at Zug, Switzerland. In 1992 is started with a new production facility at Moerdijk. Opportunities Due to the nature of the facility extended risk analyses, safety reports with fire prevention rules including safety and evacuation plans were made by...

Engineering for cross dock center Goods-on-Hangers Fashion products

  Description DHL - a Deutsche Post World Net company - is the global market leader of the international express and logistics industry. DHL Fashion Transport sorts and distributes garments for various customers to shops in the Netherlands (mainly cross-dock) and abroad. Opportunities The Fashion - consisting of 90% hanging garments and 10% flat pack / cartons - was to be centralized at a new location. The question was which storage & handling methods would be most...

Implementation support for new sorter installation

Description DHL is a Logistic Service Provider specialized in warehousing and distribution, Value Added Services and transport. After gaining a contract, the proposed solution will have to be implemented in the shortest possible time frame to cope with contract conditions. Opportunities DHL gained the contract for the warehousing and distribution of the Return Flow and Factory outlet process for one of the leading company’s in Fashion. Return flow for Goods on Hangers as well as for...

Implementation management

Description DHL is a Logistic Service Provider specialized in warehousing and distribution, Value Added Services and transport. For one of the most reputable names in air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturing, DHL received a Request For Quotation (RFQ). The manufacturer wanted to investigate outsourcing their biggest factory warehouse. Opportunities A logistics concept for the warehouse had to be found to make the RFQ. Solution A thorough analysis of the available information was done. This resulted in an advised concept for the...

Project management for business changes

Description DHL Exel is a Logistic Service Provider specialized in warehousing and distribution, Value Added Services and transport. DHL Exel runs the operation in Tilburg for the Warehousing, VAS and Distribution of e.g. printers for Samsung Electronics Europe. After a long cooperation both organizations were desynchronized, both operations were subject to an improvement program. Opportunities Groenewout was asked to participate in a project team to manage a project with multi work-streams. This team was installed to prepare DHL...

Innovation

Description DHL is a Logistics Service Provider operating worldwide and is specialized in warehousing and distribution solutions, Value Added Services (VAS) and transportation. One of the multi-client warehouses of DHL Exel Supply Chain launched an innovation program, focusing on cost reduction as well as on service improvement. Opportunities Groenewout was asked to support DHL’s project team. By analyzing system data and conducting several interviews first the current situation for all customer contracts was surveyed. Three innovation options...

Value/compare options new building

Description DHL Global Forwarding is the, market leading, sea and air freight division of parent company DHL. The air freight division handles all freight shipped via air. The freight is received from the airlines and sorted to the destinations in Europe (import process) and received from locations in Europe and sorted to destinations outside Europe (export process). Opportunities DHL Global Forwarding experience a large growth in their volumes. Currently 2 separate warehouses (near Schiphol Amsterdam) for...