Challenge: A leading software retailer planned an e-commerce expansion to the Canadian market, and wanted to ensure deliveries would be commensurate with U.S. service levels. The retailer was surprised to learn that most carriers do not offer comprehensive coverage throughout Canada — or a broad range of service options — which meant shipments would arrive days later than anticipated.
Challenge: A global logistics company’s contract packaging operations relied on a paper-based system. Outdated processes increased complexity, response time for track-and-trace requests, and errors from manual data entry.
Challenge: A specialty chemicals company was looking for end-to-end visibility in its performance intermediates supply chain. They needed a planning solution that enabled value-based planning — while dealing with a complex chemical network.
Challenge: Due to the popularity of its product line, a food producer experienced a sudden increase in local market demand, resulting in an urgent need for cold storage space to accommodate increased inventory. In addition to growing demand, random order frequency necessitated inbound and outbound truck handling flexibility to ensure OTIF fulfilment while maintaining product integrity.
Challenge: With more than 40 acquisitions in 30 years and regularly changing customer requirements, this global supplier of innovative non-woven, flexible and rigid products needed an integrated business planning process and platform to keep its supply chain running smoothly — and to stay ahead of its competition.
Challenge: This footwear company is a leading manufacturer that prides itself in producing a wide range of shoes, from athletic to fashion, in hopes of crafting the perfect style for each customer. Because of the company’s emphasis on creativity, its manufacturing environment is highly complex — consisting of more than 3,000 patterns, 11,000 types of materials and various outdated IT systems. Attempting to manage design and order generation, the company implemented Amber Road’s SAP ERP and PTC FlexPLM systems, which only rendered partial functionalities since the system was not yet fully integrated.
Challenge: A large Amsterdam-based company, boasting sales of over 30,000 household products, sought to expand its market and become a non-resident U.S. importer. The company had to learn U.S. import requirements and establish an optimal logistics strategy for its China- and India-origin goods.