Network study | Wholesale


Retail / Fashion / eCommerce

Company size

> 4,700 employees

Project duration

9 months


15 sites



Our customer is a Europe wide wholesaler, supplies tobacco, food-to-go, snacks, drinks, electronic value and much more.


Carrying out a network study of storage and transport structures in Germany to improve the delivery service and optimise costs:

  • Collecting transport and warehouse data
  • Analysis of distribution structures
  • Software based modelling and evaluation of models using operation research methods
  • Evaluation of the preferred model resulting in a warehouse consolidation from local logistics centres to regional full assorted warehouses and an optimised route planning and transport capacity utilisation at lower logistics costs