Warehouse Optimization Leads to Cost and Sustainability Benefits
Companies like Wagner Logistics are helping manufacturers reduce costs and environmental impacts by offering multi-client warehousing solutions
Optimizing warehouse operations through the use of multi-client services assists companies in sustainability efforts. Multi-client use of warehouses means many businesses share equipment, space, and labor personnel - therefore means they share all costs and environmental risks.
Wagner Logistics reports, by implementing cost optimization strategies for their customers, businesses reduce expenses, waste and run smarter, more efficient warehouse operations. Shared equipment and space usage, for example, minimizes the amount of energy and emissions used to transport, handle, store, and distribute goods.
Multi-client warehousing allows businesses to share equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and other material handling equipment. This can help reduce capital expenditures and increase efficiency by ensuring that equipment is fully utilized. Without the concern of investing in the purchase of new equipment every few years, multi-client warehousing allows businesses to easily scale their operations up or down depending on their needs. This can be particularly useful for businesses that experience seasonal fluctuations in demand. A direct sustainability result would be not to use so much energy year-round for more seasonal peaks in demands. Reducing those outputs helps reduce environmental impact.
Multi-client warehousing offers businesses flexible space options, which can be adjusted based on client needs. This allows businesses to avoid the cost of maintaining a large warehouse when they don't need all of the space. By sharing a warehouse, businesses can share the cost of utilities, security, and maintenance. This can result in significant cost savings compared to leasing or owning a standalone warehouse facility. Ultimately this approach minimizes environmental impacts, from water usage, waste and carbon emissions to name a few.
Added benefits involve operational labor costs. Businesses can share the personnel needed to manage the warehouse, which reduces those recruitment and retention costs and empowers businesses to focus on their core competencies.
Overall, multi-client warehousing can provide significant benefits for businesses looking to reduce financial and environmental costs, increase efficiency, and improve their overall supply chain operations.
Horner Solutions Group - Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Horner Solutions Group offers a pre-programmed solution that is fast and easy to implement. No development on the user end, just a simple setup on the touchscreen and you can start monitoring and collecting data in minutes. With the ever-growing need for production data in the industry, we wanted to help bridge the gap for many production companies to be able to start collecting accurate and functional OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) data within just a few minutes of setup, as opposed to the weeks/months many companies spend developing their own solution from scratch. For any customers that may have a need outside of the typical product mold, we also offer engineering services for custom hardware and software solutions of various types.