Case Studies

Phones4U – Same Day Delivery Transport Network Modelling

The Logistics Business completed a project to model a same day delivery transport network for Phones4U. The project provided the client with the infrastructure, stock holding and costs of a network of hubs and delivery vehicles to provide a same day delivery service anywhere in the UK. Our iFlow Suite of Modelling Tools was used…

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IKEA – Online Fulfilment Facility Review

IKEA was planning to develop one of its distribution centres for home delivery fulfilment, dealing with mail orders and orders via the internet. A number of plans had already been prepared by IKEA’s internal teams but it was decided to take advice from external warehouse design experts. IKEA planned to develop one of its distribution centres for home delivery…

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The Caravan Club – Identification of Warehouse Capacity Requirements

The Caravan Club is a successful, long-established organisation which operates a range of services for the benefit of its members. There are some 374,000 households in the membership and the business generates more than £100 million of revenue annually. The services provided include the provision of insurance, organisation of overseas travel arrangements, the management of…

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Jeyes – Supply Chain Modelling and Review

Jeyes is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of domestic cleaning products. The business was originally founded by John Jeyes, who first patented a disinfectant fluid in 1877 which is still marketed today as Jeyes Fluid. Since those early years, many products have been developed and new business acquired, so that the company now sells…

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Boots – Supply Chain Strategy

Boots, the well-known retailer, also manufacture many of the pharmaceutical and health care products sold both in their and other retailer’s stores. As part of the plans to expand production capacity BCM wanted to review the inbound retail supply chain strategy for the packaging materials- the bulkiest part of the inbound operation. The first task was to determine…

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