Materials Management/Materials Handling

By: Lerch Bates North America  09-12-2011
Keywords: Project Management, Construction Services, Materials Handling

Materials Management/Materials Handling

Implementing smarter, faster Materials Management, Waste Management and Materials Handling systems increases facility efficiency, reducing labor costs and delivering an improved bottom line.  Lerch Bates Inc. provides comprehensive and innovative consulting to owners, developers and architects that integrates each aspect of Materials Management, Waste Management and Materials Handling to minimize costs and maximize productivity. We provide master planning, functional and space programming; labor analysis; life cycle costing, equipment planning and construction drawings for New Construction or Modernization.  Our work may include analysis of existing operations; functional programming and training, as well as project management services.  Our focus is on applying our expertise and today’s technology to controlling operational costs and providing reliable environments for the efficient movement of materials, supplies and waste streams within buildings.Materials Management requirements for centralized purchasing, inventory management, product storage and distribution means our consultants can assist in developing operational and space programs that form the basis of new facility designs for receiving and shipping docks, bulk storage, material breakout and distribution centers.  The trend toward greater recycling requirements also drives the need for rigorous planning for waste handling.Lerch Bates Materials Handling services address the movement of bulk and unit materials throughout new and existing facilities.  We assist in evaluating the needs of material transport systems; developing designs; creating equipment plans and generating specifications to ensure competitive bids and cost-effective operations.  Additionally, our waste management services are directed towards creating safe environments for holding, transporting and processing all types of solid waste products.Design
  • Master Planning
  • Space and Functional Programming
  • Conceptual Design
  • Schematic Design
  • Design Development
  • Construction Documents
  • Bid Assistance
  • Construction Services
  • User Training

Modernization (Equipment & Systems)
  • Equipment Survey
  • Code Compliance Review
  • Bid Assistance
  • Specifications
  • Construction Services

  • Contract Review/Preparation
  • Equipment Assessment
  • Performance Reporting

  • Asset Review
  • Capital Planning
  • Acquisition Report

  • Process Improvement Studies
  • Functional Programming and Training
  • Master Transport StudiesLabor and Non-Labor Cost Reduction Programs

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Lerch Bates--Materials Management/Materials Handling

8089 South Lincoln Street
Suite 300
Littleton, CO  80122

Email:  Phone:  303.795.7956

Keywords: conceptual design, Construction Services, Materials Handling, Project Management

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