Short profile

Metroplan is a leading technical consultancy and planning company. From our sites in Hamburg, Wrocław and Warsaw, we design comprehensive solutions for production and logistics locations. Our high implementation expertise, interdisciplinary approach and efficient project management set us apart from the competition. Our experience is based on sound analysis and hard facts. So we provide security for investment decisions and create the conditions needed for the success of our customers. Sustainable and with passion.

Data and facts

Services

Production and logistics locations

Consulting and concept design

Meaningful, reliable decision proposals

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Planning and realisation

Successful project realisation and transfer to the customer

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Optimisation and increased efficiency

Different ways of improving a location

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News

Von Beginn an komplexe technische Herausforderungen annehmen, flache Hierarchien, disziplinübergreifend denken und zusammen in Teams Lösungen...

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Die wichtigsten Unternehmen im Materialfluss- und Logistikbereich präsentieren sich in der aktuellen Ausgabe der Fachzeitschrift materialfluss. In...

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Am 6. November wird das jüngste Werk der Hengst-Familie offiziell eingeweiht und die Produktion neuer Filter kann starten. Das Team von Metroplan war...

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Events

Am 26. und 27. November 2019 findet die 7. Internationale EXCHAiNGE-Fachkonferenz im Rahmen der Hypermotion in Frankfurt am Main statt.

Experten aus...

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LogiMAT China, the largest intralogistics trade fair in Asia, will take place in Shanghai from 15th to 17th of April 2019. Colliers and Metroplan...

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On Thursday, December 6th, the Logistik-Initiative Hamburg will hold a lecture evening on "Virtual Reality" at the Digital Hub. Experts from science...

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References

Greenfield Eastern Poland
New construction Hungary – production relocation
Planning a tugger train system
Consolidation of two distribution centres
Design and realization logistics center
Process optimization for ERP Redesign
Factory concept planning - automotive
Brown field factory

Branches

Implementation PULL-control


Branche

Misc

Company size

about 1.300 employees

Project duration

15 months

Result

Reduced stock and cycle time

Switzerland, Poland

Customer

Our customer, based in Switzerland, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of bonded abrasives.

Performance

Design and implementation of a levelled production planning and scheduling system based on PULL

  • Value stream analysis of existing processes with focus of planning and scheduling criteria
  • Material flow analysis of product streams with creation of product families
  • ABC/XYZ analysis of all articles per product family
  • Design of a transparent and levelled planning and scheduling concept based on PULL
  • Implementation of the designed planning and scheduling concept and training of employees during the ramp up in the new plant