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Imdad logistics general presentation


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Imdad-Logistics 4PL Logistics Consultancy in the Middle-East.
Logistics Management
Logistics Audit
Logistics Business Plans

Riyadh (Servicing the Gulf Region)
Beirut & Erbil (Servicing the Arab Levant & North Africa)

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Imdad logistics general presentation

  1. 1. IMDAD Logistics 5 Stages Logistics Cooperation Proposal This Plan emphasises on warehousing, for Freight Forwarding and Distribution please contact us on:
  2. 2. Outline • Introduction to Logistics Management • Problems in Standard Warehousing • Solution: Modern Warehousing Practices • Proposed Logistics Cooperation Plan • Plan in 5 stages of Stage1/Pilot Project • Key Benefits • Time Table (All Stages) • Frequent Q & As
  3. 3. Intro to Logistics Management • Part of the Supply Chain MGT • Manages the flow of Goods and Information from sourcing raw materials to end consumer • This presentation highlights the Warehousing part of Logistics Management WarehousingManufacturing ConsumerRetailerSupplier
  4. 4. Problems in Warehousing • Under Utilization of Space, Equipment and Manpower Results: • Requiring additional warehouse space, equipment and manpower (Increase in Operating Cost) • Increases in order fullfilment times leading to delays in delivery (Unsatisfied Customer)
  5. 5. Problems in Warehousing • Under Utilization of Space, Equipment and Manpower • Low accuracy in Inventory Balances Results: • Low fullfilment rates (Unsatisfied Customers) • Increase in Inventory Levels to insure stock availability (Higher storage cost and Cash Flow problems) • Low Accuracy = Real Losses reflected in P&L
  6. 6. Problems in Warehousing • Under Utilization of Space and Manpower • Low accuracy in Inventory Balances • Improper Inventory Cycle & Lack of Visibility Results: • Stock Expirations (Increase in Damage Cost) • Servicing Customers with Near Expiry items, lower shelf age (Unsatisfied Customer)
  7. 7. Solution: • Implementing Modern Warehousing Practices: A combination of Expertise, Technology and Management. Will be discussed in the Stage 1 of plan
  8. 8. Logistics Cooperation Overview
  9. 9. Logistics Cooperation Plan Overview • Stage1: Pilot Project No Additional investments in fixed assets or manpower needed, being the implementation phase in 1 small warehouse after which the successful model will be generalized to all warehouses Will lead to stage 2 only after its Deliverables are duly rendered Will be described in details further on in this presentation
  10. 10. Logistics Cooperation Plan Overview • Stage2: Based on results from Stage1 Successful model from Stage1 will be generalized and implemented in all Warehouses. • Stage3: Could start in parallel with Stage2 Developing an In House (or partnership) Freight Forwarding platform and becoming a prime customer/partner for a multinational FF network
  11. 11. Logistics Cooperation Plan Overview • Stage4: Setup for the Local Distribution system Management of the Fleet of vehicles and related staff • Stage5: Eventual goal of centralizing the logistics activities Major Investments will be required
  12. 12. Stage1: Scope of Service • IMDAD Logistics will: Introduce Modern concepts and Standards in Logistics Prove Efficiency of a proper Setup of Logistics Management • Does not Require any Fixed Assets
  13. 13. Stage1: Deliverables • Implementation of a Clear Operational Cycle • Implementation of a WMS • Standard Reports providing full visibility • Introduction to Warehousing KPIs • Health & Safety awareness • In House training, Motivation, and Development
  14. 14. Clear Operational Cycle • Deliverables: Written Processes Training and Development of Manpower Proper segregation of duties within the warehouse • Elements of Cycle: Receiving & Putaway Inventory & Quality Control Order processing & Picking Loading and Shipping
  15. 15. Operational Cycle: Facility
  16. 16. Operational Cycle: Receiving PO: Purchase Order ASN: Advanced Shipment Notice RTS: Receiving Tally Sheet
  17. 17. Operational Cycle: Putaway
  18. 18. Operational Cycle: Control • Inventory and Quality Control • Insures stock accuracy • Multiple Interdependent processes: Receiving & Putaway Quality Check Cycle (PI), Full and Random Counts Order Picking Quality Check
  19. 19. Operational Cycle: Order Processing • Order Processing is a key part of the operational cycle, since it will insure proper cycling of stock • Available stock is allocated to orders at this stage • WMS helps tracking inventories following any inventory method of customer’s choice FEFO, FIFO& LIFO
  20. 20. Operational Cycle: Picking SO: Shipment Order Loc: Location Slot Drop ID: Picked Pallet
  21. 21. Operational Cycle:Loading & Shipping DTM: Detailed Truck Manifest
  22. 22. Warehouse Management System • IMDAD Logistics will provide Customers a WMS Software • WMS will include functionalities to support the concepts of Modern warehousing processes • Possibility of Adding and Customizing Reports • Possibility of Interfacing with existing applications (such as Accounting or ERP)
  23. 23. Standard Reports • Receiving Summary Report • Receiving Discrepancy Report • Expected Receiving Report • Volume by Storer • Volume by SKU • Near Expiry Report • Shipping Discrepancy Report • SKU Transaction Reports Ability to add reports on request
  24. 24. Key Performance Indicators • KPIs are metrics used to measure organizational performance • Warehousing KPIs can cover the following Categories:  Operational Volumes  Facility Utilization  Manhour Utilization  Operational Hours Utilization  Productivity  Activity Accuracy  Customer Service  Safety  Resources
  25. 25. Key Benefits  Lower cost & More Satisfied Customers by: Increased utilization of storage capacity Increased utilization of manpower & Equipment Increased accuracy of Inventory Balances Live visibility of Inventory Balance Reduction of Inventory Levels Improved stock cycles and diminished stock expirations Increased order fulfilment rates Reduced order fulfilment times
  26. 26. Time Table (All Stages) Stage Description Implementation Period 1 Pilot Project 3 months 2 Other Warehouses 1 month for each 3 Freight Forwarding Department In parallel with stage 2 2 months setup 4 Organization of Distribution 3 months 5 Centralization of Logistics Activities Special Investments required N/A
  27. 27. Frequent Q&As: 1. Q: How to make sure that the Logistics Organization Plan lead by Imdad will not be a waste of funds? A: The first Stage doesn’t require any Investment from the customer, and regarding the implementation cost Imdad will only start billing its first stage remuneration one month after start-up effective date after the first deliverables and results start showing. 2. Q: What is the added value of Implementing the plan? A: Visibility, Accountability & Quality is what could describe the most our plan value. Growth targets and development objectives should be built on solid basis and Logistics being the veins connecting the business structure, should be held healthy and efficient at all times. 3. Q: Is it a high maintenance plan? A: Quality always pays off, it will protect your inventory from damage, theft and errors keeping an almost perfect accuracy. Preventing losses resulted from such inefficiencies will cover all potential costs, not only the plan maintenance and support but the implementation cost as well. 4. Q: Does Imdad provide a post implementation support? A: 4PL and co investment in Logistics Development is the core mission of Imdad and that covers in addition to financing development the pre implementation consultancy in Logistics Development, Logistics and Organization Plans and Systems implementation and post implementation support and management. THIS PLAN EMPHASISES ON WAREHOUSING, FOR FREIGHT FORWARDING AND DISTRIBUTION PLANS OR ANY OTHER INQUIRIES PLEASE EMAIL US ON:
  28. 28. Thank You