Towards Better Profitability

Case: Clover, leading dairy company in southern Africa

Master Plan of a Distribution Centre

Deliverables of the project

  • Optimal capacities for the production, warehouse and dispatch
  • Site plan, definition of space and  technical systems
  • Business case

Background and content of the project

Based on previous recommendations of PlaNet Logistics, customer had decided to centralize production, distribution and dispatch.

Aim of the project was to develop Master Plan and operative plan for a distribution centre including process, layout and systems for  order picking and materials handling.

Responsibilities of PlaNet Logistics in the project:

  • Dimensioning of capacities using simulation
  • Developing technical solutions and layout
  • Calculation of investment and operative costs