Warehousing and distribution is about more than storing and sending. It’s optimizing the facility layout including the placement of product, labor and equipment to better meet service expectations. It’s about painstaking planning, value-stream mapping, SKU slotting and location footprint analysis. It’s about lean thinking and operational excellence. In short, it’s about creating the most cost-effective warehouse efficiency measures, taking the deep analytical insights you only get from a supply chain engineer at Velis.
We recommended additional entry/exit lanes, a second scale, and process changes that would yield a 62 percent reduction in the check-in/check-out duration, greatly enhancing warehouse efficiency.
We prepared a traffic impact study for a 1.3 million square foot warehouse development on behalf of a supplier to the GM assembly plant in Wentzville.
Toyota’s Manufacturing Plant in Princeton, Indiana was experiencing traffic congestion at employee shift changes and conflicts between staff and truck movements.
We supported US Capital Development with site planning for a 300-acre industrial park located on the site of a former Chrysler assembly plant in Fenton, Missouri.