Executive Briefings

Railroad Company Saves Customers Millions in Supply Chain Costs

Challenge: As fuel costs, highway congestion and environmental consciousness skyrocket, building a supply chain network that factors in a variety of transportation modes to minimize costs and carbon footprint is critical.

Solution: One of the largest railroads in North America has saved more than 100 customers millions of dollars a year in fuel and transport costs with Infor's flexible supply chain management solutions. Utilized at the company for ten years, this technology gives the railroad the ability to model its customers' supply chains to determine where to make, buy, store, and move product through the supply chain network using the optimal mode of transportation.

Results: As a result, the railroad has been able to offer its customers savings of 5 to 15 percent off their total yearly transportation spend.

About the Solution Provider: Infor is a leading provider of business software and services, helping 70,000 customers in 125 countries improve operations and drive growth.

Web:  www.infor.com

Email:  dan.barnhardt@infor.com

Phone:  (800) 260-2640

Solution: One of the largest railroads in North America has saved more than 100 customers millions of dollars a year in fuel and transport costs with Infor's flexible supply chain management solutions. Utilized at the company for ten years, this technology gives the railroad the ability to model its customers' supply chains to determine where to make, buy, store, and move product through the supply chain network using the optimal mode of transportation.

Results: As a result, the railroad has been able to offer its customers savings of 5 to 15 percent off their total yearly transportation spend.

About the Solution Provider: Infor is a leading provider of business software and services, helping 70,000 customers in 125 countries improve operations and drive growth.

Web:  www.infor.com

Email:  dan.barnhardt@infor.com

Phone:  (800) 260-2640