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


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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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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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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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


Outbound Logistik


Mechanical & plant

Company size

> 11.000 employees

Project duration

9 months


5 production plants

North Rhine-Westphalia


Our customer is an internationally active agricultural machinery group and is one of the market and technology leaders in harvesting technology.


Optimisation of outbound logistics for warehouses and transports from our own production plants and those of OEMs

  • Analysis of the European logistics network
  • Benchmarking of cost structures and performance indicators
  • Target cost calculation for used transport types with deter-mination of market values for the most important cost drivers
  • Optimisation of core processes in outbound logistics
  • Determination of the optimisation potential to balance the strong seasonal business
  • Make-or-Buy analysis for the different stages of the value chain
  • Network analysis and simulation of various alternatives in the design of future-oriented, efficient and cost-effective outbound logistics
  • Use of professional software for analysis, visualisation, calculation and validation of alternative scenarios
  • Quantification of optimisation potentials