Warehousing & Logistics Requirements all Sewn Up at Picard

Picard produces high-quality leather handbags, suitcases and accessories since 1928 at their site in Obertshausen near Frankfurt, Germany. A fourth / fifth generation family business based in Germany, Picard are renowned for producing a range of highly functional, stylish products – always on trend and using the very latest designs and colours in vogue. Great attention to detail is paid during the production process and only the highest quality of leather is used. Picard mainly distributes within Germany, with export...

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Fox’s Biscuits – Warehouse Design

Over the years Fox’s Biscuits had seen more and more need for storing goods off-site, away from their main warehousing facilities. They asked The Logistics Business to help understand the problems and come up with recommendations for minimising the need for off-site storage. In the past this had been a problem during peak periods only, but with growth in the business these high levels of outside storage were causing inefficiencies as well as unacceptably high costs and the company saw...

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JP Morgan – Warehouse Capacity Specification

JP Morgan is a well-known global financial services business. Its Asset Management division manages a range of funds that invest in a wide variety of asset types to provide wealth growth and income opportunities for its clients.  One of the investment classes is commercial property and in particular JP Morgan owns a number of commercial properties in Finland.  One such property is a former manufacturing site now operating as a distribution centre and divided into a number of smaller units...

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Artex – Warehouse Capacity Assessment

Artex is a well known manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of building materials. It manufactures on a number of sites in the UK and imports many other products from overseas suppliers. The Company was considering options for building on the success of its manufacturing and distribution activities in the UK and asked The Logistics Business to consider possibilities for cost reduction through site consolidation and warehouse capacity assessment. An existing Artex site was identified as a potential for development...

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Cinven – Outsouced Logistics Assessment

Cinven is a leading European Private Equity firm that acquires successful, high-quality companies and works with them to help them grow and develop. As businesses that Cinven identifies as potential for acquisition are put up of for sale it brings together teams of advisers to investigate the company in detail. This will cover a wide range of matters from current strengths and weaknesses to investment requirements to achieve the levels of growth that Cinven is seeking. For one particular acquisition involved in...

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