Solution: They implemented Sterling TMS for better transportation and inventory management. It provides on-demand, web-based access to a collaborative logistics network and lets them automate the entire transportation management process.
Results: Since installing, net transportation savings have totaled $500,000/year. The company has increased shipments by 80 percent, while using the same number of people. Inbound shipment visibility has lessened bottlenecks at distribution centers and cut storage costs in half. Lead times and transit times have decreased and are more consistent, resulting in reduced safety stock levels. Finally, the company has shortened payment time to carriers from 60 to 30-35 days and improved accrual accuracy.
About the Solution Provider: Sterling Commerce, an IBMÂ® Company, helps organizations worldwide increase business agility in their dynamic business network through innovative solutions for selling/fulfillment and for seamless and secure integration with customers, partners and suppliers. Its solutions help companies reduce costs and increase revenue by creating customer-driven buying experiences and adaptive supply networks.
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