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DISTRIBUTION OF LINENS FOR HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS

DISTRIBUTION OF LINENS FOR
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS

Design of a new logistics master plan for Europe


CONTEXT

  • 3 types of products: Towels, bed linens and decoration
  • 5300 tons distributed annually
  • Principal countries served: France (68%), Belgium (6%), Spain (6%), The Netherlands (5%) and Germany (5%)
  • 3 distribution platforms: Ghent [BE] (outsourced), Lyon (insourced) and Mulhouse (outsourced)

GOALS

  • Optimisation of the complete cost of logistics and transportation
  • Rationalisation of inventories
  • Rapid implementation of the target to compensate for the expiration of a lease

TRAKER APPROACH

TRAKER APPROACH

Collection
of customer
requirements

Collection
of budgets and
logistics flows

As-is
reconstitution

Identification
of simulation
scenarios

Preparation
of models

Calculations
per scenario

Benchmarking
of logistics and
transportation

As-is
mapping

2 Months1 Month

KEY LEVERS

  • Reduction of the number of platforms
  • Relocation of platforms according to barycentric pertinence
  • Insourcing of platforms

ZOOM

As-is mapping

As-is mapping

Volumes by region

Logistics budget

Logistics budget


Simulation of scenarios

Simulation of scenarios

RESULTS

 

POTENTIAL FOR SAVINGS

- 12%
in logistics and transportation costs

DELIVERABLES

  • Target logistics master plan
  • Implementation programme