Major new facility design of a $7.5 billion dollar leader in the cruise-line industry.

A 300K sq. ft. Distribution Center located in Southern Florida serves a fleet of over 38 cruise ships around the world (including the world’s four largest vessels)and shipping 7,800 containers per year. This facility has the ability of providing logistics support of food, beverage, and hotel supplies, along with marine consumables, such as spare parts.

The Challenge:

The engagement involved the initial sizing of inventories in each of the unique internal operations, analysis of alternative storage and material handling technologies, facility layout designs, specifications development and vendor evaluation support.

Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Expertise for producing operational solutions
  • Create custom solutions to solve inventory backlog and confusion
  • Implement correct strategy for overstressed distribution centers
  • Reduced space needs, labor requirements, and increased material flow
  • Delivered warehouse productivity improvement, inventory optimization
  • Diversify supply chains for Direct to Consumer and Direct to Store inventory
  • Reduction of backlogged returns to an acceptable level and address 500k Unit Backlog

Customized Solutions:

  • Assumed full control of operations for 4 months
  • Third Party providers consolidated and managed to new efficiencies
  • Turned a negative into a positive by restructuring the use of existing inventory
  • Initial assessment delivered to senior management within 72 hours of client engagement
  • Partnered to successfully manage a fast-growing company through a demanding peak season

Results Impacted:

  • Logistics Savings = $11.5M/Year
  • Same Day Shipping Orders > 98%
  • Solved Order Backlog of over 500k Units

Benchmark. Redesign. Manage. Transform.

nVntori is an applied technology services firm that partners and helps companies transform supply chain into a core business discipline. These are small to mid-size companies that are committed to and are focused on growth. That recognize to get better multiple returns, you must unlock the levers that accelerate growth.
nVntori focuses on operations and supply chain, we have partnered with the world’s top investors and executive leadership teams to transform businesses and drive enterprise value. We help them with the black box which is supply chain.
nVntori specializes in fortifying and streamlining supply chain operations for companies that have experienced challenges due to acquisition, reorganization, or consolidation. Whether you need consulting, process engineering, or full-scale operational management – nVntori has the proven ability to provide logistics solutions that will positively impact your company’s strength, efficiency, and profitability.