Case Study:

Facility Layout

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Manufacturing - Consumer Products
  • Selected a site for the new facility and prepared it for production
  • Develop a new facility layout that properly accounts for material flows, storage, and production growth
  • Create a plan for a smooth transition to the new facility and minimize production disruptions
The Solution:
  • Selected a new warehouse that required renovation and identified a general contractor to make the necessary changes and oversee the construction process
  • Developed a facility layout and organized production into three main areas – bulk fragrances, lotions/creams, and flammable products
  • Created a finished goods section, including a picking and packing location to approach order fulfillment
  • Constructed a specific schedule for the move and determined when specific equipment and product would need to be relocated to the new facility
Realized Benefits:
  • Selected a more spacious, better-located facility
  • Developed a physical layout of the facility and managed the facility renovation and transition
  • Assisted in the move and achieved a 24-hour start-up at the new facility