Zoological Society London – Analysis of Storage Requirements and Warehouse Design

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. Their veterinarians contribute wide-ranging skills and experience to both practical conservation and to the scientific research that underpins this work. The Zoological Society of London currently have retail outlets at London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo, plus a small but growing internet business. The current warehousing facility is based at London Zoo and is supplemented with temporary warehousing facilities. A review was...

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WRAP (Waste & Resource Action Programme)

WRAP (Waste & Resource Action Programme), in partnership with leading construction and logistics organisations in the UK, has developed and piloted the Material Logistics Plan (MLP). An MLP helps in the proactive management of material types and quantities to be used in construction. The MLP covers the management of materials from design to construction (including supply routes, handling, storage, security, use and reuse, recycling and disposal) through to project demobilisation and completion. Implementation of an MLP has a positive impact...

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Client Testimonials

We have always been very pleased with the work that The Logistics Business has undertaken for us. They have demonstrated excellent knowledge and practical experience of International Logistics and Supply Chain projects and they have been able to combine this with impressive analytical skills. Andy Davis - Director of Logistics   We have worked with The Logistics Business over a number of years to assist with our logistics and warehousing developments in the UK, Europe and the former Eastern Block Countries....

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Tesco Direct – Design of E-Fulfilment Facilities

Tesco needed to fulfil the promise of a new internet retailing arm Tesco Direct, and this required the rapid transformation of a traditional warehouse operation to cater for the very different demands of multi-channel retailing. They appointed The Logistics Business to undertake the work. Initially the key tasks included deciding upon the operating processes and the size and scope of the fulfilment centre operation. From these, the detailed design of a workable solution was developed. ‘We needed flexibility of approach...

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National Library of Scotland – Designs for the Relocation of the Agency for the Legal Deposit Librarys

The National Library of Scotland, in conjunction with Cambridge University Library, Bodleian Library (University of Oxford), The National Library of Wales, and Trinity College Library (Dublin), wished to relocate the existing central receipt and distribution facility from central London to a National Library of Scotland (NLS) site in Edinburgh. As part of this relocation exercise it was important for the agency to review its operating processes and identify opportunities to improve efficiency. This would be achieved through the introduction of...

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