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Nobody Thinks About Cargo Insurance — Until $1M Goes Up in Smoke

Challenge: The operations vice president of an oil and pipeline construction company recently admitted there was a time when he wondered if his company’s cargo insurance policy was worth it. The company sources goods from around the world, moves cargo by multiple modes and runs a supply chain...[more]

How Supply Chain Visibility Can Yield Results

Challenge: A company looked to identify major cost components associated with a supplier's product pricing. Partnering with its integrated supply chain solutions provider on visibility initiatives, the company collaborated with the supplier and determined that products were shipping from forward...[more]

For Supply Chain Security, Retailer Looks to Freight Payment

Challenge: As with all companies, fraud and information security were top of mind for this major national retailer. To protect its strategic and competitive advantages – and those of its partners – the retailer needed a payment solution that could also safeguard its supply chain.[more]

Orchestrating a Massive Move - Heavy Haul Ocean Transport

Challenge: The Liebherr LR11350 is one of the most powerful cranes in existence. To ship this 1,488 ton load from the factory door in Germany, through the Port of Hamburg and to the Port of Mobile, Alabama, every piece had to move together - which ultimately meant a heavy-haul ocean transport.[more]

Leveraging Enterprise Improvement to Mow Down the Competition

Challenge: North America's leading manufacturer and distributor of outdoor power equipment replacement parts experienced rapid growth that brought with it myriad challenges: How could the company continually improve to meet service and growth expectations? How could the company increase...[more]

Nobody Thinks About Cargo Insurance. Until A Million Dollars Goes Up in Smoke.

Challenge: The Operations VP of an oil and pipeline construction company recently admitted there was a time when he wondered if his company's cargo insurance policy was worth it. The company sources goods from around the world, moves cargo by multiple modes and runs a supply chain through some of...[more]

Yield Savings and Enhance Control of High-Volume Fulfillment Operations

Challenge: A large automotive manufacturer with a complex matrix of products, carriers and customer preferences often found themselves limited to a single carrier for LTL shipments because they did not have an expedient way to source the most economical carrier, which would also satisfy their...[more]

Real Time Freight Visibility That Saves Time & Money

Challenge: Holding contracts with over 5,000 carriers that handle a range of brokered and high-value loads, the company tracked loads by making time-consuming, inaccurate and ineffective driver check calls, then manually entered location and status updates for customers.[more]

Achieving Break-Through Savings and Improved Trade Compliance

Challenge: The client, a large Fortune 500 company, is a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of clean air and automotive products and systems. The company had been expanding their manufacturing and engineering footprint as they grew operations worldwide.[more]

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]

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]

Import of Paper for Worldwide Destinations

Challenge: In a world where speed continues to gain in importance, customers expect the ordered products to be delivered quickly. As a result of digitalization, the client found himself operating in an increasingly shrinking paper market.[more]

Exporting Pears from Antwerp to China

Challenge: The conference pear is firm and well suited to export, but short transit times are nevertheless very important. Also, the cost of transport plays an important role, as it makes up some 10% of the retail price of the pear.[more]

Software and Uncoupled Pod System Helps Increase Accuracy and Efficiency

Challenge: A third party logistics company, distributing medical devices was looking to increase inventory accuracy as well as throughput of order picking during their peak hours. However, any solution that is presented must be able to accommodate more than one person as a picker.[more]

US Manufacturer Realizes $1.5M Savings after Implementing Enterprise Labeling Solution

Challenge: The leading global manufacturer of advanced plasma, laser and water jet-cutting systems with worldwide operations and partners, experienced significant growth. Due to this growth, their existing label printing system presented considerable risks to operations. Their system was prone to...[more]

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