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Doing it Right: New Warehouse Shines with 'Best Practice' Build

Challenge: Our client was expanding to an additional 120,000 square foot facility and needed assistance with facility layout & design of the newly secured warehouse space.

Solution: 4SIGHT delivered a full supply chain strategy service that incorporated an evaluation of distribution center operations, facility engineering layouts, best practice recommendations, and identified opportunities for improvement. Our analysis included a review of operational processes, along with a detailed analysis for item slotting, storage media, and space utilization. Our engineer/consultants identified the best storage and material handling solutions for: Inventory, Raw Materials, Finished Goods, Supplies, Packaging Materials. Our engineers determined the best approach to shipping and also established improvements to the current picking process and recommended best practices.

Results: As a result of our work the client has experienced significant reductions in damaged inventory, improved customer service levels, improved productivity, improved throughput levels, improved employee safety, improved space utilization, and eliminated the need for outside storage.

About the Solution Provider: 4SIGHT Supply Chain Group is a full service supply chain CONSULTING and SYSTEMS INTEGRATION firm with professionals averaging 14+ years experience throughout a diverse range of industry channels. Businesses trust our knowledge of the supply chain industry at large as well as our proven track record of helping customers capitalize on improving efficiencies and increasing profits.

Web:  www.go4sight.com

Email: in4mation@go4sight.com

Phone: 201-940-7311

Solution: 4SIGHT delivered a full supply chain strategy service that incorporated an evaluation of distribution center operations, facility engineering layouts, best practice recommendations, and identified opportunities for improvement. Our analysis included a review of operational processes, along with a detailed analysis for item slotting, storage media, and space utilization. Our engineer/consultants identified the best storage and material handling solutions for: Inventory, Raw Materials, Finished Goods, Supplies, Packaging Materials. Our engineers determined the best approach to shipping and also established improvements to the current picking process and recommended best practices.

Results: As a result of our work the client has experienced significant reductions in damaged inventory, improved customer service levels, improved productivity, improved throughput levels, improved employee safety, improved space utilization, and eliminated the need for outside storage.

About the Solution Provider: 4SIGHT Supply Chain Group is a full service supply chain CONSULTING and SYSTEMS INTEGRATION firm with professionals averaging 14+ years experience throughout a diverse range of industry channels. Businesses trust our knowledge of the supply chain industry at large as well as our proven track record of helping customers capitalize on improving efficiencies and increasing profits.

Web:  www.go4sight.com

Email: in4mation@go4sight.com

Phone: 201-940-7311