Case Studies

Technicolor – Warehouse Design and Project Management

Technicolor’s clients include the BBC, Disney and Paramount, for whom they distribute Hollywood blockbusters to retail outlets. Recognising that their existing warehouse would be operating beyond capacity, Technicolor decided to employ The Logistics Business. Careful analysis, designs were drawn up to expand the capacity of the existing warehouse facility. The solution required a mezzanine floor,…

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L’Oreal – Order Processing and Logistics for New Product Launch

New product launches are notoriously stressful and lead to the most testing of times for any organisation. They place pressure on every part of the organisation’s structure and processes. Sales teams are waiting impatiently for the new lines and making early promises to customers; advertising and marketing teams have booked media space and committed to…

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Walton Garden Buildings – Logistics Operation Review

Walton Garden Buildings are a leading manufacturer and distributor of garden sheds, summer houses and other garden buildings, furniture and accessories. Traditionally their sheds have been sold through DIY Superstores, Builder’s Merchants and Garden Centres, but the last couple of years have seen a rapid switch to direct on-line sales, either via the Waltons website…

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B&Q – Supply Chain Development

We have worked with B&Q in a number of areas of supply chain development, but particularly on the management of imports and seasonal lines. We supported the set up and opening of B&Q’s first dedicated imports centre at Doncaster and then developed a small PC based modelling tool to help manage the flow of inbound…

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Halfords – Logistics Operation Improvement

For a period of six weeks during November and December, Halfords branches have to be supplied with around 125,000 bicycles. This represents a significant peak of activity compared with other parts of the year, and with continued growth in the business Halfords managers were concerned that the existing warehouse would not be able to cope….

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