Efficient Facility Planning

We'll help you plan and optimize your layout and material handling systems and equipment to provide the best value and to satisfy your business requirements and economic constraints.


Examples of these services include:

  • Assessment of existing material handling systems and equipment
  • Evaluation, planning, and selection of integrated material handling systems and equipment

    • Conveyor systems
    • Carton/tote and unit sortation systems
    • Rail systems
    • Lift trucks, tuggers, orderpickers, pallet Jacks, and industrial trucks
    • Automated guided vehicle (AGV) systems and automated guided cart (AGC) Systems and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs)
    • Order picking systems
    • Storage systems (rack, shelving, etc.)
    • Goods-to-person (GTP) systems
    • Automated storage/retrieval Systems (AS/RS) and shuttle systems
    • Packaging and labeling systems
    • Workstations

  • Conception, modeling, analysis, and planning of warehousing, distribution, and manufacturing operations

    • Development of greenfield and redesigned material handling systems
    • Definition of system requirements
    • Estimation of space requirements
    • Estimation of system costs
    • Business case development and return-on-investment (ROI) analysis
    • Economic evaluation and justification of alternative solutions
    • Functional specification and layout

  • Project management and vendor oversight for system implementations
  • Vendor qualification, evaluation, selection, and recommendation

    • Development of request for proposal (RFP)
    • Review and evaluation of vendor proposals
    • Vendor scoring and recommendation
    • Vendor contract negotiations