PowerStop

Location:

Bedford Park and Hodgkins, IL

Size:

Two 400,000-sf facilities

Project Type:

Technology

Implemented a new racking, material handling, process design and Warehouse Control system, including voice picking and conveyor automation. Managed the implementation of Build-to-Suit control software and new Pick/Pack system.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Orchestrated new fork truck fleet procurement saving over $300K per year.
  • Installed new DC storage and pick system in 400,000-sf facility to accommodate LTL business growth.
  • Converted from paper-based picking to voice picking.
  • Implemented WCS, semi-auto taping, in line weigh, print and apply labeling and shipping sorter.
  • Turn-key implementation of several projects formalized in a Distribution Master plan supporting high growth from 2012 to 2020.

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