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

Relocation project


Branche

Mechanical & plant

Company size

about 800 employees

Project duration

3 Monate

Hungary, UK

Customer

Our customer is a manufacturer and distributor of access products, fall protection equipment and secure storage systems – in 2018 the company acquired a global market player with three production sites in Europe.

Performance

The aim of the project was to realise and implement the identified optimised European production footprint. Therefore, product groups were relocated from UK to Hungary

  • Set up the project structure, organisation and reporting of a cross-border project team with team members in United Kingdom, Hungary and Germany
  • Tracking and follow up of defined actions in sub project teams on regular basis
  • Development of the production programme up to 2020 for UK and Hungary, determination and extrapolation of the area programme based on future products and production volumes for both production sites
  • Development of layout variants with a focus on optimised material flows and opportunities of long-term plant development
  • Specification, selection of supplier and tender process for special production equipment