Distribution Centre Design Workshop – Getting It Right!
Event on 2017-06-21 09:00:00
Distribution Centre Design Workshop – Getting It Right. This workshop is designed to identify the key stages from business need brief to the timely managed delivery of products to customers. It will provide delegates with an understanding and experience of the pitfalls and benefits when a company identifies that it has outgrown its existing supply chain capacity and needs to develop a new distribution centre to meet ambitions and customer expectations. Quite often, where, Distribution Centre design is identified as necessary to the development of any business, it can be the difference between developing a business into a slick, futuristic and state of the art successful supplier of goods to market or bringing what was a relatively well positioned competitor in the market place to its' knees and spell disater to the businesses' future prospects!! The workshop has been arranged to allow flexibility allowing delegates to attend one or both sessions. The workshop sessions will be attended by industry specialists who will be on hand to aid, assist and offer their experience in their particular areas of expertise. Delegates will gain an understanding of the key stages in Distribution Centre design in order to meet the logistical requirements of the business in order to deliver its goods to customers in a cost effecitve and timely manner. These will include Morning – Identifying the Business Development Needs Understanding the Supply Chain Straegy Location Building Design – Re-design, Rent, New build Building Requirements – Inbound Supply Chain, Nature of delivery, Volumes, Storage Units, Operation Inventory – Storage, Policies, Cross Stocking Picking / Automation Output Accession Rate – Frequencies Throughputs Afternoon – Warehouse Control / Management Systems Capacity System Development This workshop should be attended by those seeking an appreciation of the Distribution Centre design process. If you want to grasp an holistic understanding of the design process from business development requirement identification to construction to automation to control and customer satisfaction then this workshop is for you. The day will commence at 0900 hours and finish at 1600 hours. A light lunch will be provided and there will be appropriate breaks and networking opportunities throughout the day.
at Harborough Innovation Centre
Wellington Way, Airfield Business Park
Hull, United Kingdom