Federal-Mogul Corporation is a global supplier of trusted brands and products to automotive manufacturers, as well to power generation, aerospace, marine, rail and industrial applications.
Federal-Mogul has 41.000 employees spread out over 33 countries. The company focusses on OEM and after-market products.
At the time of the study:
The existing DC in Bradford (UK) is an outdated building that limits the logistics operations efficiency and future growth opportunities. In order to support further growth and to improve the cost efficiency of the intralogistics processes, Federal-Mogul asks to perform a logistics feasibility study.
Engineer an optimal logistics concept for a greenfield plot of land and investigate the related feasibility taking into account following requirements:
Two logistics concept designs were engineered: a manual warehouse containing traditional pallet racks, flow racks and shelves and a highly automated alternative containing 2 ASRS pallet cranes with pick-to-belt conveyorconnection and a pick-to-light zonepicking solution driven by 2 ASRS miniload cranes.
Detailed CAPEX and OPEX budgets were projected for both concept designs and were integrated in the business case calculation.