Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Corporation is a global supplier of trusted brands and products to manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty and off-highway vehicles, as well as in power generation, aerospace, marine, rail and industrial.

Activities

  • Description of possible logistic solutions based on a thorough data analysis and projected growth figures
  • Detailed design of the logistics concepts
  • Business case evaluation

Logistic feasibility and concept study for the reallocation of the aftermarket DC

In the United Kingdom, the aftermarket is served by a DC located in Bradford. It is an owned property. Due to the historical growth, the layout is sub-optimal and improvements are constrained by the properties inherently linked to the plot.

Objectives

  • Feasibility study to reallocate the aftermarket distribution 
  • Development of an optimal automation concept
  • Development of a customized layout and construction concept

Advice

A manual and automated concept was designed in detail together with a quantitative and qualitative analysis in support of an investment decision. It was advised to opt for the manual solution unless the e-commerce growth projection would increase significantly.

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