Case Studies

Laithwaites Wine – Distribution Centre Design and Implementation

Laithwaites is the name behind The Sunday Times Wine Club, plus many other wine clubs for blue chip companies such as American Express and BA. Fast growth in home delivery meant that they needed to scale up distribution operations and so the company tapped into outside expertise in the shape of The Logistics Business for…

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My-wardrobe – Assessment of Future Warehousing Requirements

My-wardrobe.com had undergone rapid growth since its start-up in 2006 and the existing distribution warehouse was quickly running out of capacity.  A search for a new site had begun but it was recognised that further analysis was needed to validate the company’s own assessment of the capacity requirement and to ensure that the layout of…

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Carlsberg-Tetley – Tendering and Supplier Selection

The Logistics Business has undertaken a number of projects for Carlsberg Tetley at their Leeds Brewery site including tendering and supplier selection. Some were to investigate the feasibility of bringing all distribution on site through the extensive use of automation. Others were to do with production planning and the replacement of the mechanisation used to…

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Sparex – Warehouse Design

Sparex is a world leader in the supply of Tractor Replacement Parts and Accessories for agricultural tractors and machinery.  They particularly specialise in vintage tractors and manufacture a wide range of replacement parts. Sparex has sales offices in more than 20 countries around the world and agents in many others. Their catalogue extends to almost 35,000…

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NATO – Internal Site Distribution Review

NATO was developing plans for its new headquarters in Brussels, a very large complex of buildings to house and support thousands of people. Part of the plans included the development of storage and handling facilities for the secure movement of goods in and out of the offices. The Logistics Business was awarded the contract to…

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