Program of Requirements WMS
V&D is a Dutch retailer with 62 own department stores, which are visited weekly by about 1,5 million customers. They employ approximately 10.000 employees and have their logistics operation in sourced. V&D is via Sun European Partners part of Sun Capital Partners Inc. .
As part of their Bolero project, the realization of a new distribution center in the middle of the Netherlands, a Program of Requirements for the WMS had to be made to allow for selecting a WMS package to support their new warehouse processes.
Following the feasibility study and the business process workshops a Program of Requirements for the WMS was drafted , discussed and finalized including:
- Process descriptions
- Functional overview of interfaces
- Number of transactions to be supported
- Required Response times detailed out per transaction type.
- Security levels and contract and warranty requirements.
V&D had a ready to send out Program of Requirements to allow for selecting the best WMS for their new warehouse operation.
50 years of experience
Consulting firm with over 50 years of experience.
Availability of a European logistics database with benchmark figures on transportation and warehouse costs.
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).
Ability to support implementation of new logistics concepts (70% of Groenewout revenue is with existing customers in follow-up/implementation projects.
Extensive operational knowledge, hands-on, pragmatic and bottom-up approach.