Google+ Twitter Pinterest Facebook LinkedIn Wordpress

Hallis Hudson - Customer Case Study

Hallis Hudson enlists the support of Specialist Logistics Consultants

Hallis Hudson enlists the support of Specialist Logistics Consultants at Gideon Hillman Consulting

 
A family owned business based in Preston, Hallis Hudson group is dedicated to providing a professional and friendly service. Built up over two generations, Hallis Hudson use their specialised knowledge to provide all types of ‘off the shelf’ and bespoke customer specific window coverings.

 

The Hallis Hudson warehouse holds a major stockholding of tens of thousands of window furnishing products including fabrics & wallpapers, tiebacks, holdbacks & trims, linings, workroom essentials, child safety, blinds, tracks, complete poles, mix & match poles and specialist poles.

Each Internal Account Manager has access to a computerised stock ordering and delivery system linked directly to the warehouse; and it is this investment in personnel, technology and stock that provides Hallis Hudson's customers the opportunity for "one-stop shopping" for their entire window furnishing needs. As soon as an order is placed, a despatch note is printed in the warehouse where the goods are picked, packed and despatched the same day.

Such a hub of activity, Hallis Hudson’s warehouse building had become a restriction to the growing business; so, upon requiring a review of their Warehouse Layout and Design, the Hallis Hudson Management team enlisted the support of The Specialist Logistics and Supply Chain Consultants at Gideon Hillman Consulting.

Hallis Hudson required to be advised upon recommendations concerning the layout and design of their current warehouse to further aid their growing business plans, and ultimately enable them to extend their bespoke services.

Gideon Hillman Consulting spent two days on site, to review Hallis Hudson’s routine business activities and future plans. The Specialist Consultants conducted a review of their warehouse processes, including but not limited to product flows and volumes, despatch procedures, inventory management and order cut-off times.

Following their site visit, The Specialist Warehouse and Logistics Consultants reviewed the plans and provided Hallis Hudson with recommendations for the optimal utilisation of available space, with a view to increasing operational efficiency. 

Gideon Hillman Consulting provided Hallis Hudson with recommendations for optimised designs for their new warehouse facility considering Hallis Hudson’s specific current and future volumes and the agreed planning horizon.

Hallis Hudson subsequently requested Gideon Hillman Consulting, to conduct an additional phase of work to carry out an evaluation of potential vendors, to enable the site fit-out to be completed.

Return to client logos Page   

Return to Industry Sector list




Latest News

Introducing Darren Liffen: New Senior Consultant

  The Supply Chain Consulting Group is pleased to welcome Darren Liffen as he joins the team of…

Continue Reading

FSDF Annual Lunch & AGM

The Supply Chain Consulting Group Directors, Gideon Hillman, Gavin Parnell and Craig Ryder, Senior Consultant Phillip…

Continue Reading

More News Stories

Featured Articles

Supply Chain Transparency Within FMCG

  Photo Credit: Fashion Revolution. Supply Chains have progressively developed into complex, global networks, in-turn increasing exposure to risks…

Good, Better, Best – Value Brands or False Economy

  This branding plays to the strengths of the UK’s three-tier: Good, Better, Best product strategy. From price-orientated, to quality orientated,…

The Rise of Collaborative Robots

  As the fourth industrial revolution, known by some as Industry 4.0, continues to transform the supply chain, companies must aim to increase…

Supply Chain Sustainability in FMCG

  Most people associate sustainability with protecting the environment but it is much more than that. Sustainability is often defined as meeting the…

Consumer-Centric FMCG Trends 2019

  The consensus on trends for 2019 in the fast-moving-consumer-good (FMCG) sector is that the consumer will continue to be king. People are looking…

One Step Forward...

  In Lieu of the recent outcome of negotiations, how can your business best brace itself against the impact of the UK’s pending European Union…

SCCG’S Marta Biela – on International Women's Day

  Let’s show the world that women can be successful in any industry and that no industry should be so simply categorised as specific to…

Intralogistics is a journey – where are we headed?

  Supply chains need to be organised so that they are interconnected from end to end – from the source of raw materials to the consumer’s…

Friend or 'Faux'

  In light of the recent fur supplier scandals to have hit our retailers’ shelves, the importance of effective, and efficient supply chain…

Circular Economy and Logistics

  Billions of clothing items find their way into landfills every year, plastic bottles are polluting the oceans and electronic waste is harmful - Is a…

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 logistics and distribution, warehousing consultants and material sourcing

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport fsdf SHD Logistics Awards Finalist New Facility 2016 Winner of the UKWA Technical Innovation Award 2016 The Logistics Awards Finalist Operation (large) 2018 QMS ISO 9001 Registered The Logistics Awards Finalist New Facility 2018 Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2018 Finalist Institute of Consulting