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Overview of DC Expert 3.5

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  • DC EXPERT 3.5 Offered by: Stockbridge Consulting Group 161 Ottawa Ave. Suite 405B Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (800) 809-2515 www.inside-sbcgroup.comThursday, June 14, 12
  • PRODUCTS AND SERVICES  Enterprise  Desk Top  Transportation Management DC Expert  System Transportation Routing & Transport Planning System   Scheduling  Strategic  Professional Services  Strategic Logistics Modeling  Consulting  Health Check  ImplementationThursday, June 14, 12
  • INSIGHT CLIENTS  Enterprise Logistics (UK)  Rohm and Haas  3M  Moen  Hannaford Bros.  Sobeys  Acklands Grainger  Fruit of the Loom  Thyssen Krupp  Cadbury  Ryder Logistics  Foodstuffs and Gilmours  Lennox  Fosters Group  Corporate Express  Spectrum Supply Chain  Nissan Canada Solutions  Karry’s Wholesale  Mainfreight International  Grace Kennedy  Unilever  Nestle  Alpha Distribution Solutions  Bridgestone  Apollo Health and BeautyThursday, June 14, 12
  • DC EXPERT 3.5  Maximize your warehouse facility  Increase the cubic utilization of the facility  Decrease overall travel distance and handling in the facility  Apply new or existing models in the warehouse against each other for proof of concept and ROI discussions.  Increase warehouse flexibility to handle new or seasonal products  Quickly react or predict labor requirements  Create a standard set of terminology and tool set for the entire supply chain operation  Comprehensive warehouse slotting and planning (including zone and work balancingThursday, June 14, 12
  • INTEGRATION OF MODULES Reports Data File Data File Export Other Planning Data SKU Rack Selection Dock Planner Benchmark Data Warehouse Layout DXF/CAD Applications Microsoft Excel Reports Slot Master Reports Data File ExportsThursday, June 14, 12
  • WHY DC EXPERT?  DC Expert is the only product on the market to integrate all aspects of warehouse planning in one tool set  Interface and data requirements for DC Expert are simple yet unique. Using Access or Excel or CSV formats, any existing enterprise system can feed DC Expert data.  DC Expert is the only planning product to combine warehouse design, location coordinates and slotting in one toolThursday, June 14, 12
  • WHY DC EXPERT?  Slot Master provides unique ability to slot through logical location or physical location  Slot Master automatically calculates cube utilization based on SKU analysis by location  Pre Profiler in Slot Master automatically calculates bay, shelf, bed or location profiles and totals for the facility.  Over 100,000 Algorithms in DC Expert  Benchmark tool allows users to calculate activity KPI’s and then forecast labor and MHE requirements.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • DATA TEMPLATEThursday, June 14, 12
  • FILE DESCRIPTION Field Type Field Size Reqd RS SM Example Description WHSE TEXT 10 Y 1 The warehouse ID ITEM TEXT 25 Y AB123 The SKU number/code as an unique item identifier ITEMRANKING NUMBER SINGLE Y 2 User entered rank of each product - for manual algorithm ITEMRANKINGEXPRESSION EXPRESSION 40 Y Formulated expressions used as criterion on which to sort each item UPCCODE TEXT 14 N 1234-5678 Standard UPC code per client - not required DESCRIPTION TEXT 40 N Merlot Standard Product Description at the SKU level PRODFAM TEXT 10 Y Wines Standard product grouping field - defined as text FAMRANKING NUMBER SINGLE Y 1 User entered rank of each family group FAMRANKINGEXPRESSION EXPRESSION 40 Y Formulated expressions used as criterion on which to sort each family SUPPLIERCODE TEXT 25 Y 26453 Supplier item code which is used to identify the suppliers item SUPPLIERCODE TEXT 20 Y ABC Wines Supplier description or name CASESLAYER NUMBER LONG INTEGER Y 4 Number of cases per layer LAYERSPALLET NUMBER LONG INTEGER Y 3 Number of layers per pallet UNITSMASTERCASE NUMBER LONG INTEGER Y 12 Total numbers of units in a master case ("sum of Inners") MCASEBREAK NUMBER BYTE N Part of an upgrade path - leave blank! MCASEHEIGHT NUMBER SINGLE Y 5 Master case height in inches or metres MCASELENGTH NUMBER SINGLE Y 10 Master case length (depth) in inches or metres MCASEWIDTH NUMBER SINGLE Y 8 Master case width in inches or metres MCASEWEIGHT NUMBER SINGLE Y 200 Mcase case weight in pounds or kilogramsThursday, June 14, 12
  • FILE DESCRIPTION Field Type Field Size Reqd RS SM Example Description PHEIGHT NUMBER SINGLE Y 6 Height of the pallet in inches or metres PLENGTH NUMBER SINGLE Y 48 Length (depth) of the pallet in inches or metres PWIDTH NUMBER SINGLE Y 40 Width of the pallet in inches or metres ACTIVE NUMBER BYTE Y 1 1 = Yes; 0 = No: Is the product an active SKU? FLOORSTACK NUMBER BYTE Y 0 1 = Yes; 0 = No: Is the product floor stackable/floor bulk? DECANTABLE NUMBER BYTE Y 1 1 = Yes; 0 = No: Is the product hand bombed inbound/outbound? TOTEABLE NUMBER BYTE Y 1 1 = Yes; 0 = No: Is the product stored in a special bin or fixed container? SPECIAL NUMBER BYTE Y 1 1 = Yes; 0 = No: Is the product specially flagged (user specified) PREPROCESS NUMBER BYTE Y 0 1 = Yes; 0 = No: Is their a pre-process for this product? STACKHEIGHT NUMBER LONG INTEGER Y 0 Applies ONLY if FLOORSTACK = 1: Defines height of the stack on the CRUSHABLE NUMBER SINGLE Y 0 floor TOXICITY NUMBER SINGLE Y 7 Scale from 1-99999: Based on fragility of the picked product AVEACTIVITY NUMBER LONG INTEGER Y 18 Scale from 1-99999: Based on hazardous nature of the product BOH NUMBER LONG INTEGER Y 72 Number of Pallets (or Pallet Equivalents) picked per week BOHPERCENTINPFACE NUMBER % AS DEC. Y 1 Actual number of pallets on hand (pallet quantities) - snapshot MIN_IN_PFACE NUMBER LONG INTEGER Y 0 The Percentage of Total BOH Required in the Physical Pickface MAX_IN_PFACE NUMBER LONG INTEGER Y 99999 The min.amount in the pick face as assigned by the user (def = 0) PICKFACESLOTS NUMBER SINGLE Y 3 The max amount in the pick face as assigned by the user (def = 99999) PICKFACE_CUBEFILL_% NUMBER % AS DEC. Y 0.55 The number of allocated pick face slots - manually defined by user CASEPICK NUMBER BYTE Y 1 The percentage of cube required to be filled within the pick face LOCID NUMBER TEXT N D1203A1 1=Casepick, 0=Pallet Pick Users naming convention or nomenclatureThursday, June 14, 12
  • RACK SELECTION  Rack Selection provides the Macro slotting functionality of what type of medium should a product be stored and picked from  Looking at both the physical Fixed costs of a medium and the variable costs around productivity, Rack Selection provides a SKU by SKU analysis of the lowest cost solution  Rack Selection allows users to compare a multitude of storage mediums and real or forecasted data to create models for actionable management decisionsThursday, June 14, 12
  • RACK SELECTION PROCESS Item Rack A Rack B Rack C Item Rack Type Rank Variable ($) Calculates fixed Creates a 1 1 A 1 1,500 and variable Matrix 2 1 B 2 1,621 costs then ranks 3 1 C Fail 711 4 each rack type 5 2 B 1 1,782 for each item 2 A 2 1,972 2 C Fail 1,172 Item Rack A Rack B Rack C Check for 1 Y Y Y 3 B 1 3,287 2 Y Y Y 3 A 2 3,982 fit in rack 3 Y Y N type 4 Y N N 4 A 1 1,224 5 Y N N 5 A 1 1,311 Item Rack A Rack B Rack C 1 Y Y Y Removes 2 Y Y Y racking 3 Y Y N based on 4 Y N N minimum 5 Y N N s Min SKUs YES YES NOThursday, June 14, 12
  • DOCK PLANNER Within the Dock planner module from the menu  Select Mode | Settings  Select General Settings Change Button  The parameters are used to build up:  Dock area  Sundry pallet area Total Depth Total WidthThursday, June 14, 12
  • WAREHOUSE LAYOUT Columns and column logic Docks and Doors Calculated Racking Data Office/marshalling area Physical CoordinatesThursday, June 14, 12
  • WAREHOUSE LAYOUT  Input Pallet dimensions.  Input Pallet clearance, lift off space, flue space (of use default).  Software automatically builds the racking to those specifications. Chamber height Lift Off Space Pallet Pallet Pallet Pallet Beam Upright Pallet Pallet Pallet Pallet Beam Pallet Pallet Pallet Pallet Clearance FlueThursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER  Slotting warehouse in family groups.  Run different pick sequences in different sections of the warehouse.  Able to handle product toxicity ratings.  Hundreds of different slotting scenarios to chose from.  Compare different sort criteria against each other to find optimum slot order.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER 1 2 7 8 9 Chamber A Aisle AA 3 4 5 6 10 19 18 17 12 11 Aisle AB 20 16 15 14 13Thursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER  The user can define pick paths through the warehouse moving from bay to bay  Sawtooth  Z Pick Path  U Pick Path  Serpentine  From this, the user can define the vertical component of a multi level pick pathThursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER  Can Support multi-level Picking  Multi-levels & multi sections / bay  The user can define the pick slot path the size of the shelves.  Velocity levels can also be defined  Green: Fast  Gold: Medium  Red: Slow  These profiles can be saved and applied to an individual bay or aisle.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER  Slot Master allows the user to import existing locations from ERP or WMS system and use as a baseline to optimize the operation.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER  Slotting Fundamentals  Slot by SKU Characteristics, order profiles or family group  Slotting supports  zone picking  velocity  Weight  Cube  Slot Capacity  Seasonal  Custom Algorithms  Location and Center of gravity models  Multiple pick SequencingThursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER  Slot Master optimization wizard allows the user to lock or select either SKU or location to eliminate or include in a particular run. This feature is ideal for slotting new or seasonal product into the warehouse.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER  Cube Utilization  After slotting the product Slot Master will produce location and utilization statistics  Maximize the storage density in your operation with measurable statistics.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • SLOT MASTER-HEAT MAPPING Automatic Heat Mapping reports displays velocity plan in the warehouse  Easily created by two mouse clicks, no cutting or pasting 24Thursday, June 14, 12
  • BENCHMARK  Benchmark uses 5 industrial engineered data bases to calculate average KPI’s within an operation  Benchmark captures 72 pieces of information (17 Critical) to calculate work levels and performance measure  Benchmark provides a unique comparison to industry averages and target performance  Benchmark provides the basis for activity based costing in the operation, a key necessity for professional logistics operations  Benchmark provides a mathematical representation of the 22 touch points of labor in an operation, and the key to balancing the labor resources amongst the tasks.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • BENCHMARK LAYERING  We use layering to evaluate different parts of the business  We can make decisions on how to change the operation of certain product groupings and make them more efficient Entire ABC ABC of Business Analysis By Customers Customers A: 200 A: 200 Or Families CS/Hr CS/Hr B: 175 B: 175 Second Level ABC CS/Hr Second Level CS/Hr Analysis of 145 ABC Analysis 145 Customers CS/Hr CS/Hr A2: 120 A2: 120 C: 105 B2: 105 C: 105 B2: 105 CS/Hr CS/Hr C2: 85 C2: 85Thursday, June 14, 12
  • BENCHMARK Text Text Text Text Text Text Activity over extended standard under utilized Time The Problem  Work mirrors activity  Under the standard represents under utilized labour  Over the standard typically represents overturnThursday, June 14, 12
  • RETURN ON INVESTMENT (OPS)  Typical travel distance is reduced by 10-30%  Based on industrial averages, 50% of direct labor in the warehouse is related to travel.  Properly slotted facilities can reduce overall labor requirements from 5-15% (could be higher if a WMS is used).  Reduced travel distance also reduces the maintenance and operating costs of MHE by 5-20%.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • RETURN ON INVESTMENT  Properly slotted facilities increase the storage density by up to 30%.  Handling can be reduced by up to 50% based on improved ergonomics and Adjacencies. ( i.e. Weight, crushability, family grouping).  Product damage is reduced by having the right product in the right slot type and pick sequence.  By segregating products in FMS ( Fast, medium, slow) space utilization on the base level can be dramatically improved.Thursday, June 14, 12
  • SAMPLE ROI CASE  $4,000,000 operation  50 warehouse staff  150,000 sq.ft facility @ $6/sq.ft.  5000 SKU’s  5000 orders per week ( 4 lines per order)  50% bulk pick, 50% each pick  16 Material Handling Vehicles  Current throughput 42 units/hr/FTEThursday, June 14, 12
  • SAMPLE ROI  Decrease travel by 10%  Net Value on Labor reduction $120,000  Decrease handling by 15%  Net Value on Labor reduction $ 30,000  Increase Storage Density 15%  Net Value on space costs (7500 Sqft) $ 45,000  Decrease MHE requirement 10%  Net Value on maintenance and rental $ 5,000  Decrease error rate by 10%  Net value on labor reduction $ 4,000 Total Return on Investment $204,000Thursday, June 14, 12
  • ABOUT US Management Consulting DC Expert 3.5 Warehouse Management Transportation Planning Logistics HealthCheck™ Offered by: Stockbridge Consulting Group 161 Ottawa Ave. Suite 405B Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (800) 809-2515 www.inside-sbcgroup.comThursday, June 14, 12