Baxter Healthcare – Deerfield, IL

Baxter Healthcare Corporation Quick Response Distribution Center
Baxter Healthcare is the world’s largest distributor of hospital and surgical products. It provides over 100,000 different medical products to hospitals, clinics, and medical labs.

Baxter Healthcare engaged LCI to design and implement manufacturing, customer facing, and quick response distribution centers. The design also includes a custom kitting operation that produces point-of use-kits for hospital nursing stations, operating rooms and clinics.

LCI assisted Baxter in the development of distribution strategy, network modeling prototype distribution center, design, distribution management systems design, and financial justification.

LCI managed the successful implementation of three Baxter metro distribution centers in Ontario, CA, Waukegan, IL and Newburg, NY. These 600,000 sq. ft. facilities feature automated material handling system, high density storage systems and RF based Warehouse Management and Control System designed by LCI. Implementation management services included the training of Baxter managers, supervisors, and floor operators.