Growing distribution companies face many of the same challenges of other small and medium sized enterprises. As revenue grows, complexity grows faster, driving up costs and overwhelming business leaders with day to day firefighting. However, distribution businesses face the added challenge of controlling a complex, often global supply chain and managing growing inventory and warehousing operations. Software and third party logistics providers often seem an attractive solution, but bring their own complexities and costs.
TXM has extensive experience in applying Lean in distribution businesses both large and small. Our customers distribute a huge range of products including homewares, hardware, blinds, toys, safety equipment, furniture, solar systems, healthcare supplies and food. In every case our team has been able to improve on time in full delivery, while reducing inventory and improving costs. In the warehouse we have streamlined operations, improved the use of space and reduced errors.