Logistics design for new facility

Description Moonen Packaging (part of Optigroup) is a wholesaler of packaging materials with a focus on sustainable packaging solutions. Moonen has outgrown the facility it has been working in for more than 20 years. Opportunities Moonen Packaging was looking for greenfield options in the neighborhood (Weert) and requested Groenewout to develop more efficient storage methods and processes and size the required facility size and user requirements. Solution A thorough data analyses by Groenewout helped to distinct various process flows...

Support realization of storage & processing capacity (warehouse)

Description The main warehouse of Kramp had to expand its capacities as a result of the supply chain redesign advised by Groenewout. Opportunities Kramp requested Groenewout’s support to design the expansion of the storage & processing capacity for small items in the warehouse in Varsseveld. Later Groenewout was asked to take the lead in the tender/procurement process as well. Solution A thorough data analyses by Groenewout helped to understand the complexity of the order profiles and processes, the optimal...

MRP Tool

Description The Network Services department of Ziggo NL is responsible for maintenance, repairs and new projects. It is important that the correct products and quantities are on stock in the central warehouse to support the technicians. Opportunities The Supply Chain Planning department was looking for a tool to support the inventory planners. For new products, Ziggo NL already uses an MRP tool developed by Groenewout, therefor Groenewout was asked to modify the tool for Network Services. Solution The SCP...

Stiho; support project BICL

Description Stiho is a large distributor of building materials, like wood and timber, panels, doors and isolation. From their warehouse in Utrecht, goods are picked, shipped and delivered throughout the Netherlands. Opportunities Stiho has the opportunity to increase the warehouse in Utrecht with the existing neighbor building. However, this building needs to be upgraded. Also a new logistics concept for the total new warehouse needs to be developed. Solution Activities done by Groenewout to support project Best in Class...

Feasibility study

Description Hocras is a cash & carry wholesaler located in The Netherlands for the food service industry. It holds an article portfolio of circa 40,000 SKU’s, in ambient, fresh and frozen. Hocras also delivers directly in the out-of-home channel as restaurants and hotels. Opportunities Hocras experienced a strong sales growth over the recent years and was expecting to increase its sales volumes in the coming years. For this reason Hocras planned to move the stock keeping function...

Redesign operational processes for new DC

Description fonQ was operating from 4 different facilities in short distance, in order to deal with growth. fonQ decided to centralize all operations into a new site and made a deal with a developer for a new facility nearby. Opportunities fonQ requested support to redesign the existing operational processes and storage methods to enhance its operation and to review the facility specifications & contract. Solution A thorough data analyses by Groenewout helped to address the complexity of the processes,...

Warehouse layout

Description Knight Frank is an estate agent and commercial/ residential property consultancy founded in London in 1896. Knight Frank together with its New York-based affiliate Newmark Knight Frank is one of the world's largest global property consultancies. Its global network encompasses 400 offices in 56 countries and more than 18,000 employees. They handle in excess of £498 billion worth of commercial, agricultural and residential real estate annually. Opportunities A logistic occupier with a required warehouse of 50.000-60.000 m² was represented by...

Program of Requirements

Description Moonen Packaging is an expert in industrial packaging in a wide range, from simple high-volume packaging to tailor-made packages. They have clients in the e-commerce, retail, but also in the food industry. Opportunities Because of growth of business Moonen Packaging decided to move to a larger warehouse facility location. As part of the tender process for the best developer they needed a Program of Requirements for this new facility. For the design of the new building,...

Warehouse design UK

Description Medline Industries, Inc., is a private American healthcare company based in Northfield, Illinois. It is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies providing products, education, clinical programs and services across the continuum of care with offices in 20 different countries. In 2018, Medline reached over $10 billion in overall company sales. Opportunities In the USA and Australia Medline already manages all logistics operations of medical consumables for 3rd parties. This one-stop-shopping concept is...

Feasibility study

Description Geevers Auto Parts is a specialist regarding car components for repair. In their central warehouse of 40,000 m² in Veldhoven there are 100,000 different components on stock. Also there are 40 drivers available to supply components. Opportunities Geevers asked Groenewout to design a greenfield warehouse that is ready for the future. In this warehouse, potentially 3 existing operations would be combined. Solution Activities done by Groenewout: Data analysis on the existing operations; Extrapolation with growth figures; Optimization of internal...