Oxford University Press – Operation Review and Supply Chain Modelling

Oxford University Press already had an advanced warehouse at Corby and were an early adopter of automated solutions. Changes in market conditions and customer expectations combined with significant growth meant that a strategic plan was needed for the development of the warehouse. The Logistics Business was appointed to review the current operation and processes, to analyse the future requirements using the interactive modelling tool iFlow, and then undertake a gap analysis to see where changes were needed. A development plan...

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Lifescan – Warehouse Expansion Design

Lifescan is based in Inverness, Scotland and is part of the Johnson & Johnson Group of companies. It is a world leader in the research, development and manufacture of blood glucose monitoring products. The company had experienced considerable growth over several years and this had resulted in the dispersal of some parts of the operation away from the main manufacturing complex, with the result that a number of processes had developed which were considered to be sub-optimal. A planned reorganisation...

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Clients By Sectors

Logistics works with many clients in different business sectors, including the Automotive sector. The Building and construction Sector working with a range of companies from BAA to WyseGroup, we have also worked with companies within the engineering sector. Logisitcs has also worked with a number of charities including the Royal British Legion. Chemical and Pharmaceuticals sector also well as the cosmetics sector. Within the Clothing and Textiles sector we have worked with New Look and many others. Within the Computer...

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Wickes – Multi-channel Supply Chain Mapping

Wickes, a member of the Travis Perkins group of companies, is one of the UK’s most successful retailers of home improvement products for both the trade and DIY. It has appeal to home owners and trade contractors alike. The company has over 220 stores in the UK and offers next day delivery service on thousands of product lines, including big and bulky items. Indeed the excellence of its multi-channel offer is key to its continued success. Customers, whether trade or...

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Joules – Warehouse Property Search and Warehouse Design

Joules is a fashion designer and retailer of casual clothing for women, men and children. Their product is mostly sourced from the Far East and sold through a chain of stores in the UK, including an online store. In addition, product is supplied wholesale to a wide range of retailers in the UK and internationally. Overview In 2010 Joules realised that its existing distribution centre in Corby would be unable to meet the considerable growth projections of the business and...

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