Whether your challenge is to determine the useful life of a warehousing facility, improve warehousing productivity and warehouse space utilisation within an existing facility, or choose between re-fitting or developing a greenfield site, New World Business Solutions’ Warehouse Optimisation services help you to find the optimal balance between the cost of space, labour and equipment.


WAREHOUSE
DESIGN AND LAYOUT

Warehousing Facility & Operational Design & Optimisation

New World Business Solutions’ expertise extends from the initial warehousing planning stages of a greenfield site development or re-design of an existing warehousing facility through to warehousing facility concept design, detailed warehousing design then implementation. In short, we help you to define storage and warehousing requirements and convert warehousing concept designs into highly productive distribution operations and ensure we design for operational excellence.

Our warehousing designs feature extensive fact based analysis and advanced warehousing design tools, combined with an in depth understanding of best practice materials handling solutions and warehousing processes, to develop the most productive warehousing operations. We help our clients understand why warehouse layout design is important and how to maximize warehouse space and utilisation.

WAREHOUSE
MANAGEMENT
SYSTEMS

Systems Selection & Implementation

New World Business Solutions provides independent and expert advice to help you develop a strategy to meet your long-term warehouse management systems goals and objectives. By combining our warehousing and logistics industry expertise with knowledge of warehouse management system functionality and business requirements, our warehousing consultants can assist you in implementing a Warehouse Management System strategy that is right for your company.

New World Business Solutions helps clients to navigate the complex and time-consuming Warehouse Management System supplier selection process. A thorough and detailed approach ensures that business issues are evaluated in selecting a suitable warehousing technology partner. Warehouse management systems can include JDA Warehouse Management System, SAP and HighJump. We help you to identify which WMS will deliver the best benefits.

  • Poor warehouse layout design
  • Insufficient Warehouse Space and Utilisation
  • Lack of defining storage and warehousing requirements
  • Slow Picking Process impacting customer service levels
  • Poor warehousing processes
  • High warehousing labour costs and operational costs
  • Poor warehousing productivity and inventory accuracy
  • Maximum warehousing facility capacity and useful life
  • Decisions to refit or progress with greenfield site development
  • Decisions regarding relocation or logistics outsourcing
  • Understanding materials handling solutions and technology options
  • Capital considerations
  • Improved warehouse layout design, material flow and safety
  • Clarity regarding storage and warehousing requirements
  • Increased warehousing storage efficiency and space utilisation
  • Improved warehousing processes including efficient Picking Process
  • Reduced warehousing labour costs and operational costs
  • Improved warehousing productivity
  • Inventory record accuracy
  • Achieve the right balance between warehouse space, labour and equipment
  • Confirmation regarding materials handling requirements
  • Increased customer service performance and competitive advantage
  • Suitability of various warehouse management systems (WMS) application products, IT platform and budget
  • WMS functionality requirements
  • Understanding which WMS will deliver the best benefits to increase warehousing productivity, reduce operational costs, optimise warehousing processes and increase inventory accuracy
  • ERP based or best of breed WMS solution
  • WMS selection criteria
  • Capital investment requirements
  • Reduced warehousing operating costs
  • Optimised warehousing operating processes
  • Improved warehousing productivity
  • Maximised warehousing space utilisation
  • Elimination of warehouse and customer service errors
  • Improved inventory accuracy
  • Typical warehouse operating cost savings 10 – 20%
  • Typical inventory reduction opportunities 5 – 15%