Case Study Details

3PL Warehouse Relocation

Portfolio Information

  • Client :Retail Client
  • Date :22 Jan
  • Tags :3PL
  • Demo : see demo

3PL Warehouse Relocation

Cosmetics and fragrance relocation project to a new 3PL provided with greater capability, better cost control & service focus.

Core Problem

Current 3PL contract was not balanced, creating a large cost exposure to this client.
Existing 3PL performance was not delivering promised service levels and order response times.
Existing 3PL facilities were limiting client's growth and impacting on future growth potential.
The layout of the existing 3PL caused lengthy cycle time delays in releasing inventory to market

Problem resolution

Completed and extensive review of 3PL facilities, contracts, and SLA's to understand the core issues.
Site constraints along with contract limitations paved the way for a new 3PL RFP.
Vendor assessment and selection completed within 3 weeks
Warehouse relocation project commenced involving the move of all inventory to the new 3PL.
ERP systems were interfaced with new 3PL provider to also support EDI order management.
New 3PL layout implemented within 3 weeks prior to go live.
Staged implementation from old to new 3PL within 6 weeks.