Surgical mask factory – manufacturing ASTM F2100 Level 2 masks in Class 100k Clean Room (Los Angeles, California)
Fashion Manufacturer – ERP & WMS
KP Project Goal: Increase wholesale order pick items orders per day by 300% without increasing on-going warehouse head-count / operational costs.
Transition from old to new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System
Warehouse Management System (WMS) with pick and pack capabilities
Introduced new scanning equipment
Modified warehouse layout to improve inventory flow
Implemented new storage strategies to increase and optimize floor space
Installed racks, and mezzanine systems to increase pick bin locations
Changed internal order processing / accounting processes to reduce delays and redundancies
Dow-30 Industrial Equipment Manufacturer – Asset Management
KP was asked by this long-time client, a division of a major US company, to design all the storage systems in a newly acquired location consisting of several million dollars of specialized equipment that circulates among several locations.
KP participated in site evaluation activities and building layout strategies
Provided engineering and strategic support to get compliance of local occupancy, seismic, and fire codes
Designed and procured building materials for installing several different types of material handling systems — including pallet racks, mezzanine, two-level parts storage system
Met with local officials unfamiliar with client’s business operations to develop best practices for auditing and inspecting client’s operations
Trained key operations managers on safety and operational issues, including internal auditing systems and documentation practices
Largest Automotive Logistics Company in the World – Site Selection
KP was asked by a multi-national logistics company specializing in automotive logistics to evaluate a site before they commit to a multi-year lease for a large facility.
Evaluated client’s operational plans and inventory and materials to be handled in compare to the building size and dimensions.
Designed the layout for material handling systems based on a phased implementation so client can spread-out start-up cost just ahead of need instead of all upfront.
Designed and procured all components needed to build the pallet rack system.
Engaged a third party engineering firm for obtaining necessary local permits for occupancy and operations.
Identified, hired, and managed local vendors to install camera and security assess systems.
Recruited an experienced warehouse manager to help oversee operations at the new location.