Typical characteristics of FMCG businesses include SKU's that are batch driven by manufacturing date or expiry dates, a high percentage of case picking from pallet racking pick locations, large order quantities relative to other sectors and regular ordering patterns.
The following case studies demonstrate how Dexion's thorough understanding of the customers business resulted in the smartest possible solution.
Kimberly-Clark recognised that outdated supply chain processes were hampering order accuracy and cost control efforts, and looked for a partner to help with a new racking solution
The design and concept of the solution was complex as the challenge was to maintain the best storage density and maximise throughput in terms of volume
For Fonterra, sitting at the bottom of the world, with an incredibly long supply chain, makes it a big challenge to get products to customers in an efficient way
Arnott's commissioned Linfox to construct a new racking layout in their warehouse adjacent to its Virginia plant that was able to receive, palletise and store finished product
For years pallets were being stacked in the aisles, piling it high and then having to spend hours digging out that elusive last pallet. Dexion was contracted to help Wineworks find a way forward
Specialised racking and storage systems used at Bega's processing and packaging complex have allowed rapid expansion of cheese manufacture, with enhanced storage capability