Our client for this case study is a leading branded manufacturer in UK, importing primarily canned goods into its distribution centre near the port of Felixstowe in order to service all of its UK and Irish customers.
As such they required a full review of logistics procurement, warehousing and transport benchmarking in order to improve their performance.
In order to deliver sustainable benefits we worked with their existing providers and framework to cover the following four key points:
By moving to a fully transparent costing mechanism, linked to activity, we enabled further opportunities for continuous improvement to be identified and clearer service standards embedded in the Service Level Agreement.
Simply Supply Chain helped secure a contract renewal for the incumbent provider, as a result of a revised operating model and layout. This delivered a 10% cost reduction for transport and warehousing saving for the client within 2 months.