WAREHOUSE CAPACITY UPLIFT

Indonesia

Sector

Automotive


Issue

A manufacturer was seeking a sustainable improvement in warehouse process quality and a lift in plant warehouse capacity to minimize expenditure on external warehousing (i.e. rentals, transfers & resources)


Solution

  • Design and source stillages (mobile racks) better suited to the product profile and able to facilitate increased storage density
  • Warehouse re-lay and zoning to lift storage capacity while improving handling efficiency and productivity
  • Select, configure and deploy a Warehouse Management System (WMS) with mobile scanning capabilities
  • Replace diesel counterbalanced trucks with electric reach-trucks

Results

  • Warehouse capacity more than doubled
  • Elimination of external warehousing and associated costs
  • Improved product rotation and inventory accuracy
  • Greener and safer operations
  • Enhanced platform for continual improvement in productivity and performance