Alltrade Post Ltd Logistics Consulting can help you reconfiguring, expanding, relocating, replacing, or refining your distribution center or warehouse so it works in the most efficient way.
Common operational issues :-
High materials handling cost, Inaccurate inventory data, slow order handling processes, rising resource costs, incorrect orders and customer dissatisfaction are just a few of the expensive consequences of inefficient warehouse operations.
Under performing operations share three common problem areas:-
Warehouse Layout – Poor racking configurations and equipment positioning in relation to the materials flows.
Materials flows & Processes – Inefficient inbound & outbound materials flows.
Information flows – Poor administration processes that slow down the information flows.
Step 1 – Warehouse Layout
We have the very best in warehouse layout design capability:-
Experienced design consultants.
The very latest 3D design software tools.
Optimised solutions with racking & storage space that is flexible in its design.
Maximum use of available warehouse layout space.
Step 2 – Materials Flows & Processes
We use work flow tools and techniques to optimise the processes:-
Our Consultants are lean logistics specialists, delivering the most efficient materials & process flows possible.
We have the very latest in warehouse layout work flow design tools, that allow us to optimise your warehouse materials flows.
Step 3 – Information Flows
We use Value Stream Process Mapping techniques to uncover delays and non value added activities:-
Our consultants use value stream mapping tools & techniques to ensure that all administration & information flows are designed in such a way as to be synchronised to the warehouse layout and materials flows.
Our consultants are logistics professionals who have the knowledge and skills to stream-line administrative tasks, to ensure they do not add delay to the inbound or outbound work flows.
Business Benefits & Deliverable
Many times without using complex WMS technology we apply uncomplicated and effective warehouse layout methods and processes that improve (often dramatically) existing warehouse operations.
Our service will deliver:-
1. Reduce handling costs in storage and order picking
2. Streamlined materials flows & administration processes.
3. Increase productivity
4. Improved performance for picking and put away
5. Increased space and equipment utilisation
6. Reduce labour Costs
7. Efficient materials handling and storage