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3PL Takes Major Leap Toward Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Compliance

Challenge: Nearly 10 percent of the world’s drug supply is counterfeit, prompting many countries to set rigid guidelines to track and trace pharmaceuticals across the supply chain. Achieving compliance is often a huge undertaking for pharmaceutical manufacturers and 3PL providers.[more]


Tracking Inventory in Motion

Challenge: Trading partners need to trust that inventory will arrive when scheduled — particularly during item promotions. Historically, location and arrival time was obtained via driver phone calls. But these projected arrival times didn’t consider traffic and weather conditions, and they were...[more]


Collaboration, Process and a Sticker Save Big Telecom's Bacon

Challenge: A large telecommunications OEM required revisions to upgrade a power supply (PS) with early life failures in the field. Units were available in the U.S. and EU. There was no way to know systematically what version of the PS was in the units in question — the only information was a...[more]


GENCO Helps Publishing Company Create a New Supply Chain for a Changing Industry

Challenge: A large publishing company in a rapidly changing industry was forced to make serious changes in order to survive. As requirements for physical inventories decreased and digital assets increased, the existing warehouse and labor costs threatened the long-term profitability of the company.[more]


Diversified Services Provider Saves $15,000 Monthly with MacroPoint

Challenge: Our client, a family of distinct but related businesses involved in a variety of services such as recycling, material handling, and equipment sales, found that 95 percent of loads were never updated about a shipment location, and the other five percent would only be called when an issue...[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]


GENCO Optimizes Large Retailer's Returns Process

Challenge: A large retailer needed an efficient and cost-effective way to handle products returning from stores into the reverse-logistics channel. The company was searching for a better way to manage merchandise for redeployment, return-to-vendor and liquidation.[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]


How to Reduce LTL Freight Costs and Improve Service

Challenge: Dock scheduling, warehouse management, visibility and reporting. Client warehouse and co-packing facilities created disruptions thus increasing costs. Shipment release, scheduling conflicts and regular missed pickups. Lack of ability to manage LTL carrier contracts, manual carrier rates...[more]


Leading Logistics Provider Closes More Business, Develops Stronger Customer Relationships

Challenge: This global logistics and transportation service provider for the chemical and process industries needed to automate its contract management and pricing process due to a growing volume of customer quote requests.[more]


Service Parts Operation Delivers: 500 Orders/Day - 40% Less People

Challenge: This service parts organization needed to handle over 500 orders per day and 170,000 items in their inventory. They needed to move from a paper-base to automate through system-directed processes, gain real-time visibility and tracking of parts and orders throughout their supply chain.[more]


Long-Term Transportation Management Partnership Saves Client Millions

Challenge: Wide transportation footprint; Different ERP systems across multiple platforms; Gaps in existing transportation network; Maintain core competency of steel-making/processing; Maintain quality/safety culture; Consolidating transportation metric source data[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 headliners’ C-surfaces were ending up on their A-surfaces as well and were not...[more]


Improving Accuracy, Visibility and Efficiency with AT&T Fleet Driver Center

Challenge: Inaccurate driver logs were leading to high CSA scores, occurrence of accidents and speeding violations, and creating time-consuming paperwork for Compliance and Safety staff. Dispatch lacked visibility into vehicles' locations in order to dispatch quickly and efficiently. Aggressive...[more]


Universal Creates Cost Savings through Reverse Logistics

Challenge: A major engine manufacturer was spending too much money on contingent packing costs because their suppliers weren't keeping track of the containers in their inventory loop. When this customer would run out of the supplier's containers, they had to use alternatives like corrugated...[more]


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