Healthcare

Description DHL Exel is a Logistic Service Provider specialized in warehousing and distribution, Value Added Services and transport. DHL Exel runs the operation for the Warehousing and Distribution of several suppliers of Healthcare products, at a multi-user site in The Netherlands. For two DHL accounts at this site, the performance of the operation had decreased. Opportunities Groenewout was asked to participate in the project team that was installed to support the operation and find structural improvements to...

Training Warehouse design

Description DHL is a Logistics Service Provider operating worldwide and is specialized in warehousing and distribution solutions, Value Added Services (VAS) and transportation. DHL has a group of Logistics engineers to support their warehousing activities. Opportunities To improve their knowledge and capabilities, DHL requested Groenewout to facilitate a training in the area of warehousing. Solution Two experienced senior consultants held several interactive training sessions to a group of 15 engineers. The sessions were held different DHL locations. Subjects of these...

Delivering 4 professional high-level layouts within 2 weeks

Description DHL is a Logistic Service Provider specialized in warehousing and distribution, Value Added Services (VAS) and transportation. DHL operates worldwide. DHL had received a Request for Proposal from a large manufacturer in North-West Europe. The proposal had to be delivered within 2 weeks. Opportunities Groenewout was asked to assist DHL Solutions in developing and comparing various high level lay-outs for a cross-dock center for this potential client. Both manual and automated alternatives were investigated. Solution Based on...

Feasibility study future warehouse

Description Deli XL is a supplier and distributor for the food service market, with more than 40,000 customers and 60,000 products. In Ede, The Netherlands, their head office and chilled central warehouse for fresh products is situated. In this warehouse, orders are prepared on end customer level and distributed via four regional warehouses. Opportunities The warehouse in Ede almost reached the limits of their storage and handling capacity. In the next coming years, Deli XL expected...

Design of the optimized and integrated EDC layout and processes

Description Cummins is a designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment, power systems, gasoline engines and custom power supplies. The European warehouse for spare parts is located in Mechelen (B). Opportunities The warehouse in Mechelen has the opportunity to expand into an adjacent building. This enables a more efficient operation and makes it possible to move back packing & kitting activities and stock, that are currently located externally. Groenewout was asked to develop a lay-out for...

Mediating client project developer and architect

Description Corporate Express, the operating name of Buhrmann Office Products Division, is Benelux’s leading distributor of office products, paper and graphic systems and second in Europe. Opportunities After the purchase of the office supply business of the Samas Groep by Buhrmann, the new company’s task of building a new Distribution Centre was even more urgent since Samas had already outgrown their current site in Utrecht. Solution Groenewout had performed a location study for Dissam (Distribution Centre Samas) in...

Support outsource process during selection & implementation

Description Compaq is one of the world’s largest supplier of personal computers. The European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Distribution Center was located in The Netherlands. Opportunities The review of its EMEA Supply Chain Management Strategy offered the opportunity for Compaq to offer to a third party to invest in the management and ownership of this world class supply chain facility. This opportunity also included the acquisition of the facility and the ongoing Supply Chain operation. Groenewout...

Distribution Network Optimization

Description Ciba (SWX: CIBN) is a leading global specialty chemicals company, dedicated to producing high-value effects for its customers’ products. Ciba provides products and one-stop expert service in three segments: Plastic Additives, Coating effects, Water-& paper Treatment. This relates to products – adding performance, protection, color and strength to plastics, paper, automobiles, buildings, home and personal care products and much more. Ciba is active in more than 120 countries around the world and is committed to...

Access in-house training

Description CEVA Logistics is the world's largest pure play contract logistics company. In the Benelux 18 warehouse locations are managed with a space of over 200.000 m². In Maarssen a multi user site of 40.000 m² is based Opportunities Transparency in the logistic operation of each customer is needed to better serve this customer and to manage the own overall operation. MS Access is powerful database software that can help to analyze large datafiles. Groenewout was...

Logistic engineering support

Description CEVA Logistics is a Logistic Service Provider with more then 52,000 people with facilities in over 100 countries worldwide . In the Benelux there are almost 2,000 employees managing over 200,000 square meters of warehouse space in 18 locations. Opportunities Because of their fast growing business CEVA took an option to rent a new facility in Roosendaal. CEVA wanted to have a high level analysis providing guidance on the logistic business opportunities for this site. Solution To...