Applied Logistics provides a number of professional services with the purpose of streamlining operations and increasing productivity for all the activities performed in the retail store, such as: night stocking, point of sale, backroom, housekeeping and sanitation, maintenance, and office.

The specific services available for retail store operations are:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Methods Improvement Studies
  • Engineered Labor Standards
  • Incentive-Based Work Plans
  • Product Slotting
  • Electronic Mapping
  • Supervisory Training
  • Employee Training
  • Performance Analysis

Applied Logistics provides all the engineering tools necessary to maximize the efficiency, quality, and safety of all major floor operations and office activities in the retail store in order to minimize costs and improve service. Applied Logistics Preferred Work Methods, Engineered Labor Standards, and Labor Managing Software have generated synergies capable of increasing productivity by as much as 45% while significantly reducing overtime, product damage, and personal injuries. By putting a great emphasis on improving communication between management and employees, team-work, and employee’s training, Applied Logistics has generated additional intangible savings that have greatly affected the bottom line while drastically improving the working conditions in hundreds of facilities worldwide.


When it comes to a sophisticated approach to distribution and warehouse management, working with Applied Logistics was a natural. Their systematic approach saved us money and allowed us to run our distribution of nationwide products efficiently. Our partnership benefits all at Lowe's. Joseph Mabry; Executive VP of Logistics & Distribution As one of the largest food & drug retailers in North America, Safeway Inc. is an innovative company founded on a simple value philosophy: taking care of our customers is what Applied Logistics did for us. Reliable and safe distribution and management systems allowed us to maximize our revenue. Jerry Tidwell, Sr. VP Safeway Supply Operations Applied Logistics exemplifies the values of Snap-on. Their strong ability to demonstrate integrity, always respect the company in all situations, promote our teamwork, and listen to our inputs to suggested solutions, has made us value our partnership with Applied Logistics. Over the years our distribution, transportation and warehouse management efficiency has drastically increased due to their innovative software and management process. If you are not using it, you are simply wasting your money! Gary Henning, Operations Development