Site analysis (DE and PL) and decision template



Company size

6,000 employees

Project duration

2 months


approx. 15,000 m²

Germany, Poland


The company develops and produces acoustically efficient components for automobiles. As particularly lightweight trim and carrier components and insulations they are used in the interior and exterior of all types of vehicles.


 Operation Footprint scenarios for a JIT supply of an OEM in the Berlin/ Brandenburg area

  • Evaluation of the planned figures for the determination of the daily transport demand and preparation of site requirements (floorspace, number of personnel, emission values, technical equipment, etc.)
  • Identification of free/available production sites in Poland as well as areas/economical zones which are currently under development
  • Development and selection of preferred location (5 of 28 sites), which have been considered in detail below
  • Exploratory talks with local authorities, project developers, and landlords to clarify commercial conditions
  • Location-based assessment of labor availability, innovativeness, competition, wage structure, subsidies, and transportation costs
  • Consolidation of the results and preparation of a decision baseline