Automotive/Industrial Case Studies


Increased Throughput and Accuracy in High End Jewelry Distribution Center

Challenge: ScottTech worked with a high end jewelry manufacturer that was looking to increase throughput and accuracy in their main distribution center. They were seeking automation tools and processes that satisfied stringent quality and efficiency metrics.[more]

Robust Engineering and Planning Prove Vital to Redesigned Car Launch

Challenge: A U.S. automotive OEM customer's redesign of one of its car models required Comprehensive Logistics to re-engineer our 640,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing-support facility. This changeover needed to be completed in five weeks.[more]

Leveraging FTZ 49 to Promote Import/Export Growth

Challenge: Today's 3PLs need every advantage to make them consistently more attractive to diverse client types year round.[more]

Livingston Facilitates Finely-Tuned Global Shipping For Manufacturer of Acoustical Products.

Challenge: As the market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of custom acoustical ceiling and wall products, our client requires reliable global shipping for its success.[more]

Renewed Freight Payment and Audit Relationship Strengthens Supply Chain

Challenge: After working with a large manufacturer to manage their freight bill audit and payment, the client chose to move the business to a logistics provider to support these and other supply chain needs. After a period of time with the company, however; they determined they were not receiving an adequate return on investment for the services.[more]

Complete Supply Chain Visibility of All Your Carriers!

Challenge: Difficulty to get accurate and timely location updates on brokered loads. Traditional in-cab solutions are too costly to install and too difficult to deploy to all outside carriers.[more]

High-tech Retailer Combats Tumultuous Growth Period with Supply Chain Visibility

Challenge: This high-tech company was acquired and entered a period of rapid growth through a series of additional acquisitions. Behind the scenes, this company's supply chain had to keep pace with this growth - a tall order in a time of change.[more]

Freight Audit and Payment Saves Auto Manufacturer More Than $1 Million

Challenge: A large auto manufacturer struggled with cumbersome, manual paper freight audit and payment processing. As their business grew, their existing internal processes could not keep up.[more]

Innovative Solution Resolves Sticky Situation in Headliner Sub-assembly Process

Challenge: Our company faced a quality issue originating during our sub-assembly of headliners for a major customer, a Fortune 100 automotive OEM. Strands of the glue used to affix wiring harnesses and other parts to headlinersí C-surfaces were ending up on their A-surfaces as well and were not detected in the QA process. The problem was discovered after finished headliners were installed on vehicles. We needed to make detection easier and meet production cycle times and quality standards.[more]

Coatings Leader Achieves End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility with OMP Plus

Challenge: A global leader in specialty coatings was going through a multi-system migration and decided to select a state-of-the-art global end-to-end planning and scheduling platform including truck load building. This platform needed to cover 17 production sites, over 200 warehouses, fully integrate with their SAP landscape and support daily use by over 200 global users.[more]

QuestaWeb's Technology Solves Complex Automation Challenges of a Dual-Purpose FTZ

Challenge: A fragrance and flavor company wanted to create one foreign trade zone in which it could perform both distribution and manufacturing functions. Due to its many product formulations - and ingredients coming from both U.S. and international sources - tracking inventory was quite complex. Some incoming ingredients were never used in manufacturing and sold in their raw state.[more]

QuestaWeb Technology Solves Broker's Operating Challenges and Confers ACE Readiness

Challenge: A large broker with multiple operating locations relied on antiquated broker technology and used a separate system for forwarding operations. The firm needed to acquire one integrated solution to satisfy all of its trade compliance needs. Beyond seeking user-friendly technology accessible by all its offices, the software needed to accommodate highly specialized accounting functions.[more]

Improving Efficiency and Accuracy in Financial Group's Mail Distribution Center

Challenge: A financial group was growing steadily and was faced with a lack of accuracy and efficiency in the mail distribution center. Since they received and distributed highly sensitive insurance paperwork it was crucial for them to maintain efficiency and accuracy when expanding the sorting system.[more]

How Do You Track Your Outside Carrier?

Challenge: Spending two to three hours daily making as many as 60 check calls to 30 drivers was limiting the time company could spend working with customers and generating new business.[more]

Manufacturer Improves Strategic Supply and Demand Chain with Amber Road

Challenge: This global leader in power and automation technologies operates in 100 countries and managed its international trade using a partly decentralized model. However, as the company grew and new trade agreements were ratified, their supply chain became more complex.[more]

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