Providing Network Strategy for a Leading Furniture Retailer
Bricz was tasked by the customer to undertake a project to enhance their supply chain operations. By identifying the optimal locations for additional distribution centers, the customer aims to reduce operational risks and improve customer service levels. This project will help them make informed decisions regarding transportation costs, operating expenses, capital investments, and migration requirements, ultimately leading to improved overall space utilization and enhanced customer satisfaction.
The retailer engaged Bricz to conduct a supply chain network optimization (SCNO) effort. This effort included evaluating existing supply chain network configuration , business growth plans, space planning, space / process optimization, transportation cost confirmation, operating expenses, capital investment, customer service levels, migration requirements, and high-level location demographic statistics.
The network optimization project conducted by Bricz for the customer had a profound impact on their supply chain operations. It resulted in notable benefits, including significant transportation savings, improvements in DC operations, enhanced customer service levels, reduced operational risks, and the provision of a roadmap for future growth and technology upgrades. The project's comprehensive approach and tailored recommendations have positioned the customer for sustainable growth, increased operational efficiency, and continued success in their industry.
- Identify optimal locations for additional DCs
- Reduce operational risks in the supply chain
- Improve customer service levels
- Enhance space utilization and process efficiency
- Significantly reduced transportation costs through strategic network optimization
- Improved DC operations through process optimization and automation
- Enhanced customer service by reducing order fulfillment time
- Provided a roadmap for future growth and technology upgrades, aligning with the customer’s expansion plans and market opportunities.