ALSO Deutschland GmbH

With extremely tight margins and products involving steadily eroding prices, it is important at all times to profitably operate logistics structures in sectors subjected to demand fluctuations.

Client Profile

ALSO Deutschland GmbH is a German subsidiary of the ALSO-Actebis Holding AG. In terms of net sales, ALSO Deutschland GmbH is among the biggest German distributors of products, solutions and services in the consumer electronics, telecommunications and IT sectors. In Europe, ALSO is the third-largest trading and logistics company in its field.

Task Solutions

  • Configure the supply chain for Germany, taking into account various market development scenarios
  • Establish the number of warehouses and locations for distribution in Germany
  • Evaluate potential real estate for the central distribution warehouse
  • Plan economically viable logistics infrastructures for the next five years
  • Review financing concepts including negotiation with investors

Client Benefits

  • Duration of project start to structural building shell only 12 months
  • Distribution costs reduced by 15%
  • Warehousing costs lowered by 10%
  • Economic viability of the infrastructures ranging from 50% to 400% distribution capacity is guaranteed
  • Extension of order acceptance cut-off time by one hour is implemented

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Sven Spitznagel

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