WDGC’s DISTRIBUTION, FULFILLMENT, AND WAREHOUSE SITE SELECTION CONSULTANT SERVICES UMBRELLA COVERS A RANGE OF ANALYTICAL APPROACHES AND STUDY TYPES.
We assist our corporate clients with everything from supply-chain and DC network optimization strategy to location screening and warehouse site selection for new facilities.
WDG Consulting’s supply chain optimization services have helped countless companies choose the optimal location for their manufacturing and distribution facilities.
As diligent distribution and fulfillment center and warehouse site selection consultants, WDGC’s experience is comprehensive and includes all of the following facility types:
Once a geographic search region has been identified (either provided by your logistics team or with WDGC’s assistance), we dive into our three-phased approach of distribution center and warehouse site selection, designed to optimize operating environment and business economics trade-offs.
Critical decision factors are weighted for importance and typically include labor market (highest priority), unionization, site/building availability (large industrial sites in the right submarket can be a challenge), electric power cost and reliability, tax environment, and economic incentives offsets.
The presence of union activity within the distribution and manufacturing sector is often times an overriding consideration for our corporate clients. For this reason, WDGC has developed a proprietary Union Activity Database covering three decades of union solicitation, election outcomes, and membership rates. With this data we are able to quantify recent activity while predicting future risks or benefits associated with organized labor movements and how they might directly impact the success of your operation. Contact us for more information about our distribution and fulfillment consulting services or to discuss the best course of action for your specific business.
With our strategic alliance partners, WDGC provides an array of location related logistics and supply chain services. These include center of markets analysis, freight cost minimization, warehouse network optimization, and increasing supply chain efficiency along with decreasing risk. Contact us for more information about our warehouse site selection and logistics consulting services or to discuss the best course of action for your specific business.
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WDGC stands ready to guide you through the alignment process to ensure that the overall site selection process advances your business objectives. Our role is flexible, we can either lead to the study team or provide selected expertise (e.g., labor market metrics) as a dedicated team member.