Regarded as one of the UK’s leading Supply Chain and Logistics Consultancies, Gideon Hillman Consulting (GH), are proud to announce that they have been instrumental, as a crucial part of the team responsible for their clients BUILT/ – An exciting, new, very first drive-thru builders yard and warehouse backed by the largest builders merchants group in the UK, Travis Perkins PLC – to be shortlisted as finalists for the 2018 SHD awards; Nominated not only for ‘New Facility’, but also for ‘Innovation’.
BUILT/ first opened their innovative new facility in September 2017, with many more Birmingham branches opening in the following months.
BUILT/ operate an omnichannel retail model with a huge range of building supply essentials, offering stock, price and transaction level visibility and is designed to offer consistent, predictable and guaranteed services to its customers.
With the Specialist support of Gideon Hillman Consulting’s Logistics and Warehouse Consultants, BUILT/ were able to identify and prioritise the suggested warehouse layouts and workflows by ease of implementation and business benefit, to further enhance this new and innovative approach.
“We were very pleased with the work completed by the GH team, the consultants’ professional yet friendly approach was excellent, and BUILT/ are confident that Gideon Hillman Consulting have provided us with a thorough analysis of our current and anticipated future facility needs.” Ryan Taylor, Head of Operations.
Go Supply Chain Consulting (GO) have also been nominated for an award – under the category ‘Operations Large’ alongside multinational distribution and outsourcing company Bunzl; and following their recent Merge, in July 2018, the GO and GH team will be attending the awards ceremony together, This Thursday 20th September 2018 at The Swan, Shakespeare’s Globe, London, where the winners will be announced.
Read our full BUILT/ case-study here.