Industrial Facilities

Warehouse Design and Productivity

Warehouse Turnaround Services

Operations Review/GAP Analysis

Facility Planning and Design

Operations Assessment

DC Planning & Design

Process Improvement

Productivity Analysis

Storage Analysis

Logistics Assessment


Distribution Center and Warehouse Facility Planning and Design


Distribution Center and Warehouse Facility Planning and Design Distribution Facility Planning and Design is the core service of our consulting practice. Whether you require a new facility or need to upgrade your existing operation, it is important to approach the project with a view toward both the present and the future.

At a high level, the tasks performed to complete a typical distribution facility engagement include:

Develop Planning Database

  • Collect Historical Operating Data

  • Map Current Processes

  • Conduct Management Interviews

  • Model Projected Future Activity

  • Build Planning Database

Evaluate Alternative Concepts

  • Define Alternative Operating Concepts

  • Perform Economic Analysis

  • Perform Qualitative Analysis

  • Select Preferred Alternative

Refine Preferred Alternative

  • Refine Conceptual Layouts

  • Map "To Be" Processes

  • Develop Description Of Operations

  • Refine Future Staffing Estimates

  • Identify Equipment Required

  • Identify IS Requirements

Build Business Case

  • Identify Capital Investment Required

  • Identify Annual Savings Over Planning Horizon

  • Define Qualitative Benefits

  • Refine ROI Calculations

Present Plan

  • Develop / Deliver Management Presentation(s)

  • Secure Funding

  • Build Time-Phased Implementation Plan

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