Operational Excellence

Transformation of the Logistics Organization

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Transformation der Logistik

The Challenge

  • Integration of an acquired brand into the corporate group
  • Outsourcing and sale of an existing DC
  • Change of logistics service provider, including relocation of logistics operations to neighboring country
  • Re-organization of logistics department and implementation of best practice processes
  • Optimization of customs processes
  • Headcount reduction
  • Smooth go-live and risk reduction
  • Parallel relocation of company HQ

Our Tasks

  • Workstream lead logistics with full project responsibility (incl. IT and re-organization)
  • Concept design and quality assurance of all customs-related processes as well as logistics processes and system interfaces
  • Customs compliance assurance
  • Implementation of tactical supply chain planning
  • Tender and contract management
  • Roll-out preparation and coordination
  • Risk analysis, training and test management
  • Interim- & change management

Impact

  • Operational go-live of DC in time, quality and budget
  • Significant reduction of capital lock-up
  • Reduced logistics costs per piece
  • Compliance with all customs requirements supported by more efficient processes
  • Assurance of delivery quality
  • Reduction of logistics headcount by 40%