Beverage Industry Network Design

Network Design - Beverage Industry
New management wanted a ten-year plan to optimize the manufacturing and distribution footprint to reduce costs. Profit Point engaged with the client to determine the best way to operate the current network in light of some recent manufacturing improvements, and to develop recommendations for a future network that would maintain customer service levels while reducing future costs.
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Logitech Case Study

Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. With a history of fast-growing distribution channels and a product line that is frequently being updated, Logitech’s key supply chain challenges are similar to those of many other consumer electronics heavyweights. Its …
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Profit Point Improves Toyota’s North American Part Center California’s Supply Chain Processes

Leveraging Profit Point’s supply chain optimization methodologies, Toyota North American Part Center California improves efficiency and quality of their workload planning sequencing process to receive containers from Japan. North Brookfield, MA (PRWEB) October 6, 2008 Profit Point today announced that Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc.’s North American Part Center California (NAPCC) has improved its …
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Reconnecting With Your Supply Chain Network

Dr. Alan Kosansky, Profit Point’s President, and Ted Schaefer, the company’s Infrastructure Planning Practice Leader, are featured in this month’s issue of Materials Handling & Logisitcs Magazine. The article, titled Reconnecting With Your Network, reviews the assumptions that motivated the recent shift towards offshoring and the global market changes that have occurred since. The rush …
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Optimizing a Recommendation Software System

LQM Petroleum Services is one of the largest international marine fuel oil brokers in the world, with core competencies in marine fuel oil brokerage, futures markets and outsourced bunker procurement solutions. With its deep expertise in marine refueling, LQM recognized that marine operators lacked a comprehensive refueling and inventory management system. When it came time …
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Improved Process and Optimization Tool

Business Problem: Dole Food Company, Inc. is a producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and fresh-cut flowers, and markets several lines of packaged foods. Dole globally purchases containerboard from several paper companies to manufacture containers to transport and inventory their products. Dole uses an MS Excel spreadsheet to optimize the variables and …
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