NAPLES, Fla. (PRWEB) January 27, 2023
Alpine Supply Chain Solutions, a boutique consulting firm focused on maximizing supply chain investments, today announced the successful completion of a facility design project for Hy-Capacity Tractor Parts. When Hy-Capacity, a leading provider of new and remanufactured agricultural equipment parts, began to run out of warehouse space, they contacted Crown Equipment Corporation and Conveyor Solutions, Inc, who brought in their long-time partner, Alpine Supply Chain Solutions, to help them analyze the company’s storage and layout needs.
Alpine Supply Chain Solutions took a data-centric approach to determining layout options that would create more storage space for Hy-Capacity in their existing location. They started with a Storage Type Analysis to fully understand the warehouse environment. They also conducted an ABC analysis to determine the value of inventory items based on their importance to the business. With that information in hand, Alpine was able to create a plan that would increase Hy-Capacity’s space by 85 percent without interrupting operations. This was accomplished by splitting the warehouse into four zones which allowed for changes to be implemented zone by zone with little to no impact on customer service.
Before the project, Hy-Capacity was planning to expand their operation into an overflow facility in 2022. However, the new layout and increased storage capacity mean that Hy-Capacity can remain in its current space for several years. Once Alpine completed the analysis and design, Crown and Conveyor Solutions secured the required material handling equipment.
According to Chad Vaudt, Production Manager at Hy Capacity, “Alpine asked all the right questions and made meticulous use of our data to create a plan that bought us two more years in this location. Simply put, they went above and beyond, showcasing their ability to maximize space, equipment, labor, and control.”
“Helping companies get the most out of their supply chain solutions is what we do best.” Shared Alpine’s Managing Principal, Michael Wohlwend, “Ensuring Hy-Capacity could continue to do business as usual and supply the farmers who feed us has been a really great challenge.”
About Alpine Supply Chain Solutions
Alpine Supply Chain Solutions, based in Naples, FL, is a supply chain consulting company driven to ensure their clients get the most value from their investments. Their approach to every project starts with the data and ends with a cost justifiable solution. With deep roots in industrial engineering, Alpine’s approach is unique. For more information, please visit: http://www.AlpineSupplyChain.com
Hy-Capacity has been servicing and manufacturing top-of-the-line tractor parts for over 40 years. The company’s mission is to set the market standards in product quality for new and remanufactured agricultural equipment parts while providing an ethical and rewarding atmosphere where its employees can reach their maximum potential. For more information, visit: https://www.hy-capacity.com
About Conveyor Solutions, Inc.
Conveyor Solutions, Inc., as part of the Systems in Motion Group, is a turnkey system integrator that uses cutting-edge technology to design warehouse solutions and improve production. They strive to exceed customer expectations by providing innovative automation solutions, procedural improvements, flexible software, and reliable equipment. Conveyor Solutions works with all system level needs from straightforward belts to highly complex and automated warehouse redesigns. The Systems in Motion family of companies provides service at every step of the process and sources products from the most trusted manufacturers available. Learn more at:
About Crown Equipment Corporation
Since its entry into the material handling equipment industry in 1960, Crown has earned a reputation as a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment.
Crown designs and manufactures up to 85 percent of its lift truck components, including key parts like motors, drive units, and electronic modules. When it says Crown on the outside, it's a Crown on the inside. From their smallest hand pallet truck to their highest lifting turret truck, Crown designs, manufactures, distributes, services and supports material handling products that provide customers with superior value. Crown’s broad global dealer network provides a wide variety of quality material handling equipment, storage solutions and support services.
Learn more at: https://www.crown.com