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Case study: How to grow a logistics operation

Written by Bengt Kristiansson, 2019-05-29
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Picking, packing and dispatching 3,500 customer orders every day in a 118,000mdistribution centre is a constant challenge. However, Skechers makes it happen at their facility near Liège, Belgium, with a fleet of UniCarriers trucks to help.

However, the operation hasn't always run at such an intense level. Skechers began working with UniCarriers in 2002 when the European sales and distribution network was being set up, when they ordered six forklifts. The EDC has grown over time, and so has the truck fleet. As the EDC's Director of Operations Bart Geenen says:

“When we opened our distribution centre, we were looking for a reliable forklift supplier who could help us to set up our business activities in Europe... UniCarriers knows our business right down to the tiniest detail and is able to provide us with solid advice on optimising logistics processes. That is one of the reasons for our many years of successful cooperation.”

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Topics: Case studies Warehousing

Bengt Kristiansson

Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing

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