Network study | Mechanical engineering



Company size

about 4,000 employees

Project duration

6 months


cost-efficient logistics network

North Rhine-Westphalia


Our Customer is an internationally successful corporation in the field of metal forming. The owner-operated company is headquartered in North Rhine-Westphalia.


Verification of the European warehouse network along with designing of a cost-efficient logistics network in consideration of the service level:

  • Collecting transport and warehouse data
  • Analysis of distribution structures
  • Software based simulation of inbound and outbound transportation costs (incl. intercompany transports)
  • Approximated dimensioning of involved warehouses to estimate yearly cost for staff, building and equipment
  • Simulation of the warehouse costs in every simulation scenario
  • Aggregation of the transportation and warehouse costs and evaluation of the resulting service levels
  • Evaluation of future e-commerce logistics costs linked with warehouse operation