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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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Transport Planning - What You Need To Know

Transportation is a key element in logistics – getting the product into your warehouse and out again to satisfy customer demand in a timely manner and to the correct destination. It can be compared to an ongoing battle against mishaps, a battle that recurs on a daily basis with a vast range of potential disaster just waiting to upset the best laid plans.

Why Hire Supply Chain Consultants As A Small Business?

Consider this fact: a single strategy change, process tweak, or resource realignment might save a large company 1% of its logistics and supply chain overhead. That could well map to a 10% saving in a smaller company. This principle underlines the simple fact that the objective of a reputable supply chain consultant is to save you money, thereby increasing your profits. Whether it is expressed as increasing efficiency, enhancing productivity, or successfully enabling a new initiative, it really can be boiled down to reducing costs at the end of the day. Any company of any size will benefit from the expertise and wide experience of a consultant.

Is It Possible To Successfully Run A Warehouse Without A WMS?

The King of Egypt 4,000 years ago would have asked “How much grain do we have in storage?” Heads would have rolled if he could not get a reasonably accurate answer (grain lasts about 4 years in good storage).

The Egyptians had a simple WMS based on stock inwards and outwards, transfers and wastage, recorded on clay tablets or on the walls of their granaries. Any type of storage facility simply has to have a warehouse management system, WMS or otherwise it is nothing more than a disorganised asset dump.

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