Distribution Centers

Challenge:

  • Reduce the cost of handling and disposal of old bedding.
  • Find a way to lower the high cost of labor for handling of materials.
  • Work within constraint of having only limited warehouse space for interim storage.

Solution:

  • Optimize the entire process by installing pre-crusher equipment.
  • Design a program that reduces the labor hours required to process old bedding materials.
  • Introduce new equipment that provides scalability and flexibility to dispose of bedding, bulk packaging and trash.

Results:

  • Reduced project capital expenditure costs by $200,000.
  • Reduced annual maintenance costs by $25,000.
  • Achieved a 4 month ROI.
  • Increased productivity, lowered overall costs, provided future scalability.