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Welcome to LPC: Logistics, Supply Chain & Warehouse Design Consultants

Logistics and Warehousing is an important part of your business and has been at the heart of our business for over 30 years we cover a range of services: Supply Chain Strategy and Management, Transport Solutions and Warehouse Design.

Providing expert advice, project management and consultancy in logistics, supply chain and warehousing for retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and 3PLs in the UK and worldwide.

We are specialists in providing solutions to logistical problems, from improving utilisation and efficiency in existing operations, re-engineering facilities, to design of new warehousing, DCs distribution and assembly facilities.  We help you to reduce costs, increase capacity and improve efficiency by planning and optimising your supply chain, facility design and layout, materials handling, and operational processes.

Established in 1984, our experience and expertise include space planning, utilisation and capacity improvement, optimising productivity, warehouse automation, warehouse management and control systems, as well as distribution facility design.

To find out how we can help you maximise your warehouse and logistics, you can make an enquiry using our contact page, or book a No Cost, No Obligation Warehouse Health Check.

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What Do Supply Chain Consultants Do & How Important Are They?

Reducing costs while improving reliability and customer satisfaction is how one can sum up the ideals of a Supply Chain Consultant. It’s what they do. How that is achieved is a mixture of strategy and tactical steps that come together in recommendations and a blueprint for moving forward. The potential to enhance the bottom line in a sustainable manner, while driving out greater efficiencies, is one of the main justifications why organisations engage experienced consultants. These are usually the more forward looking enterprises who understand that getting ahead of the competition and staying there often requires innovative thinking combined with a truly deep understanding of the supply chain and procurement processes.

9 Questions You Need To Ask A Logistics Consultant Before Hiring

Logistics consultants are usually engaged to deliver a specific outcome and should utilise innovation as well as relevant experience and a track record in solving issues like yours. Consultants will tackle the assignment according to their own personal style, knowing what works best.

An additional significant advantage of engaging a consulting firm is that they will have a team of specialists to draw upon as the need arises, which effectively means more resources. A good consultant will not be afraid to challenge a client's preconceived notions or planned actions that need to be reassessed - all in a thoroughly professional and non-confrontational manner.

Why Warehouse Layout Design Is Important To Your Overall Success

A warehouse is a very large cost item, in terms of balance sheet, facility running costs, and equipment and staffing. Day to day utilisation costs can be minimised through efficiency of design that makes all operations as fast and effortless as possible with minimal materials handling. That implies that investing time and care at the design stage reaps rewards for the next 10 or 15 years. The converse also applies and unavoidable excessive overheads may be incurred on a daily basis through badly laid out and inadequate design, or through adopting a facility just because it exists and appears to provide a fast and convenient solution.

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