Case Studies - Corporate Location

A selection of case studies is listed below. These projects have been selected as representative of the type of location consultancy work undertaken by Whitefield International. We have removed client names in order to protect client confidentiality.

Market leading e-commerce company looking to expand into Europe
Whitefield International was retained to assist a major US e-commerce business expand beyond its UK bridgehead into mainland Europe through identification of the 10-12 most suitable customer contact centre locations.    
European headquarters for European telecoms company
Whitefield International assisted a Europe-wide telecoms company consolidate three regional operations centres into one HQ location.
ICT company looking for a location for a new distribution centre
This US business commissioned a study to identify a short list of locations where it could amalgamate several geographically scattered warehouses into one greenfield fulfilment/distribution centre to service northern Europe.
Customer Contact Centre location identified for leading retail group
A leading UK high street retailer moving into a new field of business commissioned a location study for a new customer contact centre. Following extensive research, a specific city, site and building were successfully identified for the client.

Choosing the optimum location is vital to the success of any business. The ability or otherwise to access a high quality workforce, customers, markets and suppliers can mean the difference between success and failure.

Whitefield International provides a range of services to assist companies expand, relocate or consolidate their office, manufacturing, assembly, distribution and R& D operations within the UK and overseas. We cover all phases of the location process from strategic planning, project feasibility to location and site selection. We focus on identifying a number of suitable locations, then developing comparative data on each of the preferred options.

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Whitefield International works with companies looking to sell into overseas markets.

The rise of the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China), mass population movements, fast rising purchasing power in developing countries and continuing technological developments are just some of the major changes taking place in our increasingly globalised world. As ever, the challenges are many and varied in undertaking international trade, with a bewildering variety of opportunities presenting themselves to companies in overseas markets where they often possess little or no experience.

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Whitefield International provides a range of services to assist economic development organisations, government authorities and investment promotion agencies to develop and implement targeted inward investment programmes.

Such targeted programmes succeed in identifying expanding companies with investment projects and attracting them to our clients’ area, thereby creating new jobs, wealth and investment.

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