By Distribution Type

Distribution to Retail

  • Retail / Wholesale Grocery
  • Foodservice / Hospitality
  • Convenience Stores / Gas Station
  • Pharma Rx
  • Health & Beauty Care
  • General Merchandise / Apparel
  • Electronics
  • Beer Distribution
  • Office Supplies / Paper
  • Building Hardware & Supplies
  • Home Appliances / Furniture
  • Safety Supplies

B2C Distribution

  • Grocery
  • Apparel
  • Appliances
  • Baby Furniture
  • General Merchandise
  • Housewares
  • Mattresses
  • Home Electronics
  • Cutlery
  • Cookware
  • Tableware

B2B Distribution

  • Consumer Goods Manufacturing
  • Corrugated Packaging
  • Telecommunications
  • Photocopiers
  • Spare Parts

By Country

Americas

  • Canada
  • USA
  • Jamaica
  • Brazil

Europe / Asia

  • Italy
  • Norway
  • United Kingdom
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Russia

Success Stories

Grocery & Pharmacy Retailer & Wholesaler

Canadian food & pharmaceutical retailer & wholesaler with over 1500 stores

  • Distribution strategy for multiple regions, simultaneously addressing network design, distribution center design & storage & handling systems design, including warehouse automation
  • Distribution strategy and design to consolidate 3 distribution networks & 22 distribution centers with over 3 million sq ft of warehouse storage
  • Cost-to-serve for 2,700 grocery stores & wholesale customers across five retail formats
  • Cost-to-serve for nationwide distribution to major retail customer entering Canadian market
  • Self-distribution strategy for direct store delivered products / vendors, including the calculation of minimum distribution allowance required to justify conversion
  • Lane-specific transportation strategy to optimize private fleet, contract carrier, owner operators & LTL
  • Distribution strategy to retail drug stores & in-store pharmacies across Canada
  • Cost-to-serve calculation for distribution to major retail drugstore chain in Ontario & Western Canada
  • Repack / unit-pick warehouse automation strategy in both Ontario & Western Canada, including RFP development & selection of automation system / vendor
  • Network flow optimization to determine stock/flow policy to minimize landed cost within multi-echelon & multi-region distribution network

Foodservice Distributor

Canadian foodservice distributor with over 6000 customers

  • Distribution network strategy & design
  • Detailed facility design of Ontario multi-temperature facility
  • Network flow optimization to develop multi-echelon stocking policy
  • Slotting strategy & implementation of two distribution centers

Fast Food Restaurant Chain

Canadian fast food chain with over 4000 restaurants

  • Expansion plan for high-volume national distribution center operating ambient / frozen AS / RS & static storage

Office Imaging & Print Equipment Distributor

Canadian division of a major international photocopier manufacturer

  • Distribution network design including inbound transport, outbound, returns, parts distribution to technicians & pre-delivery equipment configuration
  • Detailed designs of two distribution centers in Toronto & Calgary, including slotting strategy, implementation & detailed move plans

Beer Company Distributor

Canadian division of international beer company distributing to retail stores, supermarkets & restaurants

  • Distribution network strategy & design for distribution network servicing over 10,000 restaurants, supermarkets & convenience stores
  • Distribution Center retro-fit to accommodate multiple storage & handling subsystems for 500,000 sq ft distribution center

Cutlery & Cookware Distributor

Canadian division of international manufacturer of cutlery & cookware distributing to own stores, retail customers & B2C ecommerce

  • Development of facility layout to increase warehouse capacity & reduce labor costs for distribution to B2B & B2C customers, while improving annual warehouse sales for walk-in consumers

Hypermarket & Supermarket Retailer

Italian hypermarket / supermarket / discount retailer distributing food & non-food (appliances, furniture, apparel)

  • Multi-echelon distribution network strategy for both food & general merchandise to supermarkets & hypermarkets
  • Design & implementation of general merchandise strategy to convert direct store deliveries to self-distribution
  • Store-friendly warehouse slotting strategy & implementation for grocery distribution center

Grocery, Foodservice Retailer & Wholesaler

Norwegian grocery retailer, wholesale & foodservice distributor

  • Detailed network design to consolidate 23 distribution centers into multi-echelon network of 5 distribution centers
  • Network transformation plan to guide each facility during implementation of physical & system changes
  • Design & implementation of warehouse slotting strategies for national & regional distribution centers

Third-Party Logistics Provider

Third-party logistics provider servicing North America’s largest corrugated packaging manufacturer

  • Fast-track planning & implementation of a third-party logistics operation.
  • Bidding process support, logistics network strategy, warehouse site selection
  • Detailed warehouse layout, slot location system, WMS vendor selection & implementation, consolidation move plan
  • Operator training, dispatch process development, office & warehouse procedures, slot optimization/maintenance policy

Dairy Food Processor

Jamaican dairy food processor

  • Supply chain / customer service study for the food processor, its primary distributor & retail stores

Hardware & Building Supplies Distributor

Jamaican hardware & building supplies retailer

  • Managed planning & selection of ERP system

International Humanitarian Organization

Supply division of international humanitarian organization distributing emergency food & healthcare to children

  • Developed global inventory management policy for its international distribution center in Denmark