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Masterplan Storage

April 17, 2019 5817 Views

Tessenderlo Kerley International is an organization with a worldwide presence that provides solutions for global needs in food, agriculture and water management. The SOP Plant Nutrition segment features the supply of potassium sulfate fertilizers to agricultural end-markets.

Tessenderlo Kerley International has recently defined their business growth ambition and a strategy to succeed. Besides, the current logistics assets are reaching their life cycle. One of the key elements to achieve this vision is to implement a well performing robust logistics operating model. Groenewout created visibility on the future required storage and loading & unloading capacities.


  • Data analysis on inbound-, sales-, inventory & replenishment volumes.
  • Model development to simulate To-Be situation for required storage capacity.
  • Model development to simulate To-Be situation for required loading- and unloading capacity.
  • Providing insight into To-Be situation and giving recommendations on inventory levels and solutions for coping with the high utilization rate of the loading installation.

Deliverables include:

  • Insight in future required storage capacity for several locations.
  • Inventory calculation tool to simulate future expected inventory levels (safety and cycle stocks).
  • Insight in required loading & unloading capacity for raw materials and finished products.
  • Simulation tool for loading and unloading volumes