UK Retail Transport Optimisation and Cost reduction Project targeted to identify group-wide opportunities for transport improvement and solution optimisation.

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Physical logistics | Fashion & General Merchandise Retail

Business targets

To identify synergies across the group which currently operates a complex supply chain:

  • Multiple supply chain operations across business units.
  • Sector specific planning platforms.
  • Business Unit (BU) centric Executive Reporting.

Our approach

  • Discovery: Gain business understanding via facilitated workshops, data gathering & analysis.
  • Opportunity Assessment: Assessment of opportunities and hi-level cost. enablers, together with an assessment of the ease of implementation and risk.
  • Reporting: Structured approach across all BU’s to ensure that comparisons are valid.


  • Opportunities identified around TMS, 3rd party transport operation improvements, and integrated supply chain.
  • Opportunities identified around home delivery service; smoothing the schedules to balance fleet requirements and backhaul opportunities.
  • Opportunities include uniting the fleet, harmonised driving T&Cs, developing a waste handling network, integrated supplier systems, and creating a control tower to plan all transport.

£11m to £38m Group Savings p.a.

4%* Fleet Utilisation

5%* Fleet Numbers

* Available to the group if recommendations are put into practice.

Related services

Transport design