Consultants in Logistics

Centaur Services

Centaur Services are one of the UK’s leading veterinary wholesalers supplying over 22,000 veterinary medicine and ancillary products to over 1,200 practices throughout the UK.

Following a period of sustained growth, particularly with new customers, and increasing demand from more distant delivery regions - and a continued pressure to improve service and offer later ordering and earlier delivery - Centaur approached us to undertake a transport modelling exercise to review their distribution infrastructure and delivery operation.

Using our industry experience we tested a number of alternative infrastructure options using DPS transport modelling software.  The review concluded that whilst the current number of out bases was optimal, moving 2-3 locations could provide a significant potential saving of the current distribution cost.

“Davies & Robson transport consultants provided an insightful review of the options available to optimize our distribution service and the potential cost savings achievable, and enabled a number of ‘what if’ scenarios to be tested and explored.”

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