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XL Joinery Case Study – Design and Optimisation of new Warehouse Facility

Warehouse Design and OptimisationXL Joinery Ltd are market-leading suppliers and importers of quality Hardwood, Oak, and Pine Doors offering their customers the most comprehensive range of wooden doors and associated joinery available in the UK. The XL Joinery brand resides within the most prestigious names in the Builders Merchants and Retail sectors across the UK.

For over 25 years XL Joinery have been helping homeowners transform the spaces they love through their innovation and constantly evolving product range. Operating from their head office in West Yorkshire, XL Joinery warehouse design and optimisationnow supply in excess of 400,000 doors every year through their extensive network of customers including Builders Merchants and Retail customers. As a company, XL Joinery is committed to ensuring that they provide the highest level of service together with quality products at cost effective prices to their customers.


To provide space for the future growth of the business, XL Joinery decided to move to a new warehouse, to allow for their facility layout and processes to be optimised. The Logistics and Supply Chain Consultants at Gideon Hillman Consulting, were engaged by XL Joinery, to assist with the design and optimisation of their new facility.


Employing design modelling tools and facility and inventory analysis, The warehouse layout planning specialists at Gideon Hillman Consulting were able to show XL Joinery their plans for process optimisation including but not limited to pick face layouts, picking routes and work areas.

Through the use of sophisticated design facilities, the Gideon Hillman Consulting warehouse design team presented XL Joinery with information and designs to enable the XL Joinery team to make fact based decisions regarding the suitability of their new site, along with investment plans for equipment required to best support the future growth strategy of the business.

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Gideon Hillman Consulting is a trading name of The Supply Chain Consulting Group Ltd is registered in England and Wales.
Company Registration No: 09751027. Registered office at Highdown House, 11 Highdown Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 1XT. UK
A supply chain and logistics specialist with knowledge of supply chain management, implementation projects and inventory analysis

CMI Awards Finalist 2010 SHD Logistics Awards UKWA Customer Service Award Finalist 2014 SHD Logistics Awards Finalist 2016 UKWA Winner 2016 SHD Logistics Awards Finalist 2015 ISO 9001 RegisteredLogistics Awards Finalist 2018Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2018