Frankort & Koning is an international organization that trades in fruit and vegetables. The company was founded in 1985 and has been a reliable link between producers/suppliers and retail/chain stores. The company employs around 155 people.
At the time of the study:
Frankort & Koning encounters a limitation in storage capacity and requests to design a new storage configuration that maximizes storage capacity.
Design an optimized storage concept without sacrificing putaway and picking productivities.
During the study, 11 alternatives were elaborated and compared. Only 2 solution designs demonstrated an increased storage capacity without deteriorating the handling productivities for putaway and picking.