The Beverage distributor, Horeca Logistic Services (HLS) will implement Slim4 to achieve a higher level of service as to reduce operating costs. “In our current inventory system, it is not possible to align safety stocks and order levels with seasonal variations in demand,” states logistic director, Patrick Verougstraete.
Horeca Logistic Services (HLS) is the largest independent beverage distributor in Belgium and supplies over 3,000 catering businesses and other companies across various branches. “Because of our national coverage, we can also service the needs of major chains such as Van der Valk Hotels, Le Pain Quotidien and Exki,” explains Verougstraete. Due to its success and growth, the company’s product range has doubled in five years to 3,000 SKUs, of which 2,500 are stocked.