Redesign checking & packing process

April 6, 2016 1409

Description
The company involved in this assignment is one of the world’s largest biotechnology companies, using science and innovation to drive its business.

Opportunities
Groenewout was asked to do a check on the possible redesign of the Pick & Pack area. The check was done to maximize productivity and capacity given an increase in direct orders and the in house positioning of external forwarder shipping processes.

Solution
A study is performed to redesign the checking & packing process. Important factors in this redesign was the quality of the process as well as the sensitivity of the solution for future developments and growth. The preferred concept is described in a technical and functional way making possible suggestions for adaptations to the check and pack process, supported by several 3D-visualization means.

Benefits

  • Maximization of productivity and capacity in pick and pack hall
  • Synchronization of VAL-activities within packing process
  • Meeting GMP requirements by preventing crossing flows
  • Optimization of direct order process
  • Flow mechanization to and from pack-tables.
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50 years of experience

Consulting firm with over 50 years of experience.


European database

Availability of a European logistics database with benchmark figures on transportation and warehouse costs.


Network design

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).


Implementation support

Ability to support implementation of new logistics concepts (70% of Groenewout revenue is with existing customers in follow-up/implementation projects.


Extensive knowledge

Extensive operational knowledge, hands-on, pragmatic and bottom-up approach.


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