Distribution Industry #1

RCMH CASE STUDY

Company: Electronic Distribution

Company Background: This company  is one the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet and phone providers for both residential and commercial users.  This world-wide company  recently earned 7.2 billion dollars in 2010.

Key Technology:

  • 40’-0” deep tote handling system.
  • Push-back pallet storage system.
  • Zoned accumulation conveyor system.
  • Storage containers for in-home service electrical and utility components.

Business Challenges:

  • Design a more efficient and secure parts kitting system.
  • Reduce the facility size by 25% to 29,000 square feet.
  • Develop a material handling system to streamline equipment issues and returns.

Results:

  • Improved customer service by delivering more products to the field quickly, increasing the ability to make more calls per day.
  • Designed and implemented enhanced inventory control procedures, reducing the on-hand inventory by $47,000.00, utilizing a “push-back” rack system.
  • Reduced the kitting labor costs with a “Pick & Pack” accumulation conveyor system.
  • Reduced lease rental cost by $19,000/month.

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