“A customer focused approach”
Having the right materials, supplies and resources in the right place, at the right time, for the right price, is critical to improving customer satisfaction, building a competitive advantage and attaining superior profitability.
First Key helps clients improve cash flow by achieving the optimum procurement, warehousing and distribution efficiencies through a “customer focus”, end-to-end approach tying your company’s strategies and objectives to industry best practices to achieve measureable results.
Our supply chain specialists understand the complexities of sourcing, procurement, planning & scheduling, inventory management, logistics, distribution, customer service, and returnable flows. Backed by over 20 years of industry experience each, they work with clients to ensure that their resources and products move smoothly and efficiently from the field to the consumer.
Our Advanced Analytical Tools include:
- Continuous and discrete plant and warehouse location models
- Linear and mixed integer programming
- Discrete simulation
- Process simulation
- Truck routing and scheduling
- Multi-echelon inventory analysis
- Queuing analysis
- Warehouse layout and design optimization and slotting algorithms
- Geographic information systems for demand and network analysis