Kellogg’s is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of food items (especially breakfast and convenience foods). From it’s beginning in 1906 in the USA to now, they have been following the same philosophy of ‘improved diet and improved health’. Kellogg’s products are manufactured in 19 countries and sold in 160 and it’s products are much loved household names.
Logistics & Distribution Centre—Trafford Park
The Logisitcs & Distribution Centre at Trafford Park is responsible for the efficient delivery of products to the consumer at the right price, in the right place and at the right time. This takes effective planning and collaboration with a vast array of supply chain partners.
To respond to the increasingly complex needs of its
distributors the logistics and distribution system has had to strive for world class performance. At the site you will see voice activated picking, improvements to storage solutions including the automation and optimisation of space within the fixed dimensions of the storage facilities. Data management is critical and the company has invested in systems to ensure warehouse managers and operators have comprehensive visibility and control tools, which include real-time dashboards and the ability to manage workloads and exceptions quickly and efficiently.
To improve operations at Trafford Park the focus has been on creating an agile environment that can respond quickly to the fast-paced demands of distribution. The visit will allow you to see how they have applied Agile and 5 minute management techniques to improve operations.