Considerations for both automated warehouses and mechanised solutions. In competitive markets, efficiency in distribution is an important factor in minimising costs and creating competitive advantage. Logistics automation for processes such as put-away, retrieval, order picking, sortation, palletizing and vehicle loading can be a powerful way to address this, coupled with the challenges in the logistics…Read More
“We have always done it that way”. Have you ever received that answer when querying the reason for a particular way of doing things? The chances are that you have and in itself the answer is symptomatic of the need for a review. Was the method originally developed to overcome a deficiency which can be…Read More
At Bisham Consulting we undertake many Network Design studies every year. In this short article we highlight the benefits of these studies and detail the key aspects involved in taking a successful approach to these types of projects. Adapting to Changing Business Needs: Business supply chains are continually changing; be it due to transformations in…Read More
The Challenge when Managing Global Freight Whether you are an existing importer/exporter or planning to implement new international supply chains; the role of your freight forwarding partners will be critical to your business. The changing international environment, (e.g. impacts post Brexit in Europe), could impact many companies, (including perhaps, those who currently just trade domestically…Read More
The Project Review the on site storage of spare parts process on a national basis, with a view to implementing best practice across the 5 national regions. Background Split into a number of regions, the procurement of spares was carried out centrally. However once the parts were delivered into individual regions and sites, the process…Read More
NexTrust (www.nextrust-project.eu) a 30 member consortium of some of Europe’s leading thinkers on collaborative logistics, has secured a grant from the European Commission (EC). The grant has been awarded in a competition entitled “Fostering synergies alongside the supply chain (including e-commerce)” under Horizon 2020 and is administrated by the EC’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency…Read More
As well as helping our clients with large logistics studies or transformational changes of their supply chains, Bisham is also able to help its clients in the delivery of ongoing business improvement. Continuous improvement, (CI) is a technique applied through workshops to make small/medium size step improvements in business performance. It is not effective for…Read More
Outsourcing is The purchasing of products and services currently performed by yourself The delegation of the management of your processes or services to a third party The integration of third party expertise and processes into the company Why Outsource? We pay too much to do it ourselves Not core to the company Don’t have the…Read More
Last night Bisham Consulting sponsored the McKibbin Award at the CILT(UK) Awards Dinner. The award is for the best paper written on a Supply Chain, Logistics or Transport topic. This year the winner who received a prize of £1750 was Lee Wood from DHL Logistics. His paper reviewed the reasons why it is so difficult…Read More
Bisham Consulting: First Colleagues. Now Friends.
“Bisham Consulting carried out a Pan-European network review of our spare parts warehousing, transport strategy and operations. Bisham advised us on rationalisation and efficiency improvements including implementation. We were so pleased with their approach and the results that we asked them to undertake a similar exercise across the USA. Good commercial, practical people – highly recommended.”
Bert van den Berg
Service and Parts Development Director
Hiab USA Inc.
"Brammer has worked with Bisham Consulting on a number of projects over the years. I have invariably been delighted with their approach and the quality of their output. Bisham Consulting has supported Brammer on new warehouse design and delivery, the implementation of warehouse systems, and facilitated the definition of supply chain strategy. All the members of the Bisham Consulting team that we have worked with, and continue to work with, are experienced and pragmatic. They are intellectually rigorous, but with a real-world approach to solving sometimes very complex problems."
Director of Business Integration