SCALA CASE STUDY
Logistics Network Review
Multinational Grocery Manufacturer
Background & Brief
The client, part of a global food manufacturing, agri-business & retail business operates a decentralised business model in the UK with separate logistics arrangements for its five UK ambient grocery Business Units. The client was interested in understanding the potential benefits of moving to an integrated logistics solution whilst maintaining the commercial independence of the Business Units. SCALA was employed to model and identify potential solutions together with the associated size of prize. The scope included factory to DC transport, warehousing & outbound distribution of Finished Goods covering an existing network of more than 20 factory/source points, 6 DCs & 500k pallets of customer delivery volume. so enabling the client to decide whether to proceed.
Benefits & Results
The client is following the recommendation of taking the solution to commercial review with a 3pl.