Logistics Continuous Improvement Case Study:

Retail Network Strategy - Inbound and Outbound Analysis

OPTIMIZING TRANSPORTATION ROUTES TO SUPPORT A WAREHOUSE CONSOLIDATION STRATEGY AIMED AT REDUCING WASTE AND TOTAL LOGISTICS COST
 
INDUSTRY: RetailRetail Network Strategy Case Study

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Reduced total logistics cost by 14% ($5.5M) from savings in facilities and overall transportation
  • Reduced inbound transportation spend by 6% by consolidating shipments to one DC

  • Reduced DC-to-DC cost by 40% with the elimination of several transfer trucks per year
  • Increased outbound layer costs by realigning outbound truck shipping to stores

 



 



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