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

Optimisation production planning


Branche

Misc

Company size

about 550 employees

Project duration

6 months

Europe and North America

Customer

Our customer is an international leading manufacturer of steel moulds for the concrete products industry. The worldwide operating company develops technical innovations and produces innovative moulds for concrete blocks and stones in five production sites in Europe and North America.

Performance

The aim of the project was to optimise the production planning process and to implement a tool to control the production status

  • Develop a planning tool to control the production process and capacities
  • Backward scheduling of new production orders considering available production capacities and feedback from the productions areas
  • Shopfloor Management implementation for a daily feedback about the manufacturing status, be able to prioritize orders and optimise on-time delivery
  • Development and implementation of a performance-based pay system to motivate the production employees an increase productivity
  • Training of the production management and manufacturing engineering