Executive Briefings

Commercial Brake Manufacturer Achieves $8 Million Reduction in Operation Costs

Challenge: Faced with rapid growth, increasing supply chain complexity and rising transportation and distribution costs, this commercial brake manufacturer wanted to increase efficiency and visibility and wring excess costs from its supply chain.

Solution: This manufacturer partnered with Ryder to implement a suite of logistics services that would streamline transportation and distribution activities, add agility to the supply chain, consolidate inbound and outbound domestic and international shipments, add cross-dock capabilities and dramatically reduce overall supply chain costs.

Results: This manufacturer benefited from improvements in their supply chain efficiency and control costs. Benefits include $8 million reduction in overall transportation and distribution costs, achievement of 104% of corporate sales/shipping goal, a reduction from 3% to .09% of average overtime, 15% reduction in labor costs, and a 180% increase in throughput.

About the Solution Provider: Ryder Supply Chain Solutions is an end-to-end logistics partner committed to helping companies transform their supply chains and achieve peak performance by delivering the best in operational execution. Ryder develops supply chain strategies and manages and executes scalable logistics operations. When it comes to logistics, Execution is Everything.

Web: www.ryder.com/supply-chain/case-studies/bendix.aspx

Solution: This manufacturer partnered with Ryder to implement a suite of logistics services that would streamline transportation and distribution activities, add agility to the supply chain, consolidate inbound and outbound domestic and international shipments, add cross-dock capabilities and dramatically reduce overall supply chain costs.

Results: This manufacturer benefited from improvements in their supply chain efficiency and control costs. Benefits include $8 million reduction in overall transportation and distribution costs, achievement of 104% of corporate sales/shipping goal, a reduction from 3% to .09% of average overtime, 15% reduction in labor costs, and a 180% increase in throughput.

About the Solution Provider: Ryder Supply Chain Solutions is an end-to-end logistics partner committed to helping companies transform their supply chains and achieve peak performance by delivering the best in operational execution. Ryder develops supply chain strategies and manages and executes scalable logistics operations. When it comes to logistics, Execution is Everything.

Web: www.ryder.com/supply-chain/case-studies/bendix.aspx