Benchmarks & Client Cases

Daily Management in Food Retail

The Challenge

disorganised storage area
disorganised storage area


• Disorganised material storage in instore warehouse

• Excess material stock in instore warehouse

• High inventory shrinkage rate

• Low productivity in replenishment and warehouse activities

Root Causes

• Lack of visual management for material flow within instore warehouse

• Lack of standard work

• Weak culture of continuous improvement and lack of routines

The Solution

workplace organisation
workplace organisation

• Daily Meetings for work planning, KPI analysis and implementation of improvement actions

• Workplace organisation based on visual management principles to improve productivity

• Task Standardisation and Training to eliminate variability in task completion between team members

• Team Development Programme to roll out implementation to all department stores

The Results



Productivity in logistics operations increased by 8%

Shrinkage rate

Inventory Shrinkage

Inventory shrinkage rate reduced by 4%.

Average Stock

Average Stock

Stock level reduced by 5%.


Get all the latest news about Kaizen Institute. Subscribe now.

* required fields

arrow up