Logistics & Warehouses

Logistics and Warehouse design is crucial to secure stability in production and facilitate future growth. However, many Food & Beverage companies face challenges in this area.

At NIRAS, we carry out Logistics & Warehouse projects in all required phases. We advise on the optimisation of logistical and warehouse solutions within all areas of the Food & Beverage industry, whether it is fish, meat, poultry, dairy, plant-based foods, bakery, ingredients, or beer and beverage.

Thereby, we help them to improve their productivity and thereby contribute to boosting their competitive advantage.

World leading expertise in logistics challenges

The increasing complexity of food and beverage production plants means that the area of logistics in recent years has become increasingly complex. More and longer supply chains. If not managed correctly, it will lead to bottlenecks, sub-optimal utilisation of assets and costly delays.

At NIRAS, we have many years of experience and expertise in overcoming these challenges. Whether it is optimising goods flow, designing the most optimal green field set-up or how to optimise the triangle in between optimal processes, supporting IT and the organisation, or addressing lack of warehouse capacity – we are able to find a solution.

Advice on all aspects of logistics and warehouse design

NIRAS can advise on all aspects of logistics and warehouse design, from concept, master planning, site logistics, optimisation of internal logistics supported by automation and distribution network design.

We make thorough analysis of the logistics in Food & Beverage companies, and we make detailed assessments including everything from packing material, necessary personnel and level of automation, fire safety, energy and time efficiency, among other things.

Digital logistics solutions

On the basis of the analysis, our architects and engineers work closely together to design the warehouses to be as logistically efficient, environmentally friendly and considerate of its immediate surroundings as possible.

As part of our Logistics & Warehouse services we also include digital simulation models such as Digital Twins, in order to give a concise image of possible challenges before they occur. Thereby, our logistics experts help your company to increase productivity and thereby save time and money.

NIRAS' Logistics & Warehouses services include:

  • Supply Chain Optimization, from supplier to end customer
  • Warehouse layout, design, optimization, automation and tendering
  • Digital Twin / Discrete event simulation
  • Optimizing goods flow, processes and supporting IT
  • Masterplan
  • Optimal Greenfield & Warehouse Design