Supply Chain Consulting Services

You Grow Your Business, We Grow Your Conveyor System

If you have questions about your material handling system, our supply chain consultants have the answers. Do you wonder if upgrading the current conveyor system would pay off? We can help and design your current conveyor system so your warehouse operations are fast and efficient.  Do you need a conveyor design that works for any possible conveyor system process? We can help with your next warehouse design. Whether you are outsourcing the conveyor design or looking to increase warehouse design and productivity, we can conceptualize, evaluate the cost, and help you make the best decision for your warehouse operations.

Our experienced conveyor design team and supply chain consultants will learn about your warehouse business and determine the highest and best use of your precious conveyor investment.

What Our Supply Chain Consultants Can Offer

New System Design

Existing System Addition

Continuous Improvement

Data Analytics

Distribution Center Evaluation

How can my warehouse operations improve and be more productive and efficient?  How can I know if my operation can grow and change to keep pace with our business?

Our Distribution Center Evaluation service will identify opportunities related to productivity, distribution center layout, processes, product slotting, inventory management, labor management and IT systems.

Typically, these projects take between 4-6 weeks to complete and will provide a strategic roadmap for next steps at the conclusion.

Our team will perform a detailed analysis of your operational processes including:

  • Current distribution center operational processes
  • DC efficiency and effectiveness
  • Supply chain IT execution systems (WMS, LMS, TMS) and the ability to support business requirements, growth and best practices
  • DC capacity and space utilization
  • DC staffing
  • DC operational process assessment will include:
    • Labor planning
    • Inbound receipts scheduling
    • Receiving
    • Put-away
    • Storage and inventory control
    • Replenishment
    • Order processing
    • Order fulfillment methods (OFM’s)
    • Quality & Inspection
    • Shipping
  • Quality and process improvement programs (LEAN, Six Sigma)
  • Supply Chain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Assessment of the implementation of industry leading practices
  • Distribution center Material Handling Equipment (MHE) and automation assessment

We will identify and highlight areas where there is an opportunity for and submit our findings for your review.  We will also assist in the development and execution of an action plan that fits your organization.

We will develop a detailed summary report of Findings and Recommendations identifying:

  • Prioritized list of process improvement opportunities
  • Recommendations to improve top issues
  • Supply chain IT execution systems gap assessment
  • Executive summary report containing a summary of top process improvement opportunities and recommendations
  • High level project plan of the short/medium/long term recommendations

At the conclusion of the Warehouse Assessment project DCS is ready to assist you with implementing the findings identified in the course of the assessment.