Design Greenfield DC

Description Holland Pharma is a wholesale company for food, supplements, body care, natural medicines, related medical products and a wide assortment of organic and gluten free products. NDS is the organization behind the DA drugstores. Holland Pharma and NDS are both daughter companies of the Mosadex Group. Opportunities Holland Pharma and NDS have a huge combined assortment. Groenewout was asked to perform a feasibility study for the 2 operations in 1 location. Solution To define their new layout and logistic concept...

Access tool

  Description UnityMedia Kabel BW (UMKBW) is part of Liberty Global. Liberty Global services 11 million customers in 6 European countries a.o. the customer brands Virgin Media, Telenet and UPC. In Germany UMKBW delivers converged video, broadband and communication services. Opportunities To be able to deliver the services a network is required including the network equipment like routers, switches and other equipment.  This equipment is returned and refurbished at the end of the contract period or when broken....

Feasibility study finished products Ukraine

  Description Monsanto (part of Bayer Monsanto) is an agricultural company helping farmers, large and small, grow food more sustainably. From seed to software, to fiber and fuel, they are developing tools to help growers protect natural resources while providing nourishment to the world. Opportunities Monsanto was building a new production facility in the village of Pochuiky. The plant will produce bags of corn seeds and will have a +20.000m2 warehouse to facilitate the logistics activities related to...

Logistics support

  Description Baars & Bloemhoff is part of “De Stiho Groep” (DSG) and is a wholesaler for decorative plywood and sheets. Their customers are within the Netherlands and the order fulfillment starts at the Distribution Center in Zaandam from where they manage the distribution themselves.   Opportunities The new logistics concept resulting from the feasibility study was validated and approved by senior management.  This implementation was captured under the project name “BLOEM”. Baars & Bloemhoff requested support for executing...

Realization warehouse

Description BVB-substrates in De Lier, is part of Kekkilä-BVB and produces substrates (growing media) for plants in the professional and retail consumer market.   Opportunities BVB-substrates needed to implement a new logistics concept in De Lier which improved the storage capacity and storage conditions to meet the seasonal peek and market demand. To allow for the growth a warehouse was designed and realized, which included a conveyor connection with the production area, multi layer storage, shuttle operated drive in...

Logistic Masterplan

Description   Give Room to Nature Elho is a Dutch family owned business located in Tilburg. For more than 55 years elho designs, produces and sells synthetic pottery. Elho wants to bring nature into people’s daily lives with sustainable pots and smart solutions that make both consumers and nature happy.   Opportunities The primary goal of this project was to determine how to optimally utilize the available adjacent land plot for expansion needs along with a reduction in (3PL) costs. ...

Redesign supply network DC Ede (NL)

Description PartsPoint is a company specialized in sales and the distribution of automotive parts and accessories. It owns various brands and retail formulas (i.e. Brezan) in this competitive and specialized line of business. The head office and main distribution center of PartsPoint Group are located in Ede, in the Netherlands. Opportunities A redesign of the supply network (central DC, depots and shops) required a change in the central DC. Groenewout designed a new concept for small item storage...

Fire loading update

  Description Sandvik is a Swedish engineering group in mining and rock excavation, metal-cutting and materials technology. From their 13.500 m² distribution center in Venlo they distribute over 5.500 different products. Opportunities The distribution center in Venlo has two warehouse tents due to the lack of space in the warehouse itself. Because Sandvik changed their assortment in 2019, they asked Groenewout to update the fire loading and to verify if the fire loading still meets the compartmentalization requirements...

Developmental approval extra warehouse tent

Description Sandvik is a Swedish engineering group in mining and rock excavation, metal-cutting and materials technology. From their 13.500 m² distribution center in Venlo they distribute over 5.500 different products. Opportunities The distribution center in Venlo had already a warehouse tent due to the lack of space. Because Sandvik expanded their current activities and introduced new activities, even more space was needed. Sandvik wanted to increase the storage space by getting an extra warehouse tent. They asked...

Outsourcing Airco’s

  Description Coolmark BV is the largest refrigeration wholesaler and air conditioning distributor in the Netherlands. Their product range contains approx. 19 000 articles. Coolmark is part of the Beijer Ref. Group. Opportunities After completing the redesign study for Beijer Ref., Coolmark requested Groenewout to lead the RFQ process to tender their current outsourced warehouse & distribution operation. Solution Groenewout’s support consisted of the following elements: Analyze current flows, processes and data Set up RFI document and long list 3PL’s ...