Challenge: A first-tier U.S. automotive parts manufacturer was looking to improve its truck order forecasting based on inbound and outbound demand. This included standardizing delivery schedules, streamlining transport management processes and monitoring carriers in a single point of truth.
Challenge: Slow-moving products were delaying order fulfillment and clogging existing automation systems for a large pharmaceutical distributor. Totes filled with outgoing products were backing up on conveyors — creating a bottleneck, diminishing throughput and ultimately underutilizing other automation systems down the line.
Challenge: A global consumer electronics company asked its transportation department to evaluate — and potentially take over — its outsourced operations. The company’s logistics provider had grown complacent, as outdated agreement terms failed to include performance incentives.
Challenge: Habitually late deliveries from a New York-based costume manufacturer caused a number of Canadian retailers to drop the product line. The manufacturer faced withdrawing from the Canadian market altogether.
Challenge: In order to meet demands for distribution and service, motor carriers representing beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) required increased visibility into container availability at marine terminals.
Challenge: An e-commerce retailer was planning to build a facility around automated technology, and the operation required a flexible and scalable picking solution that could accommodate a highly diverse inventory of materials. The company also had strict fulfillment and shipping deadlines that depended upon high order accuracy.
Challenge: Unable to resolve carrier choice issues with a shipping technology company, a frustrated university issued a second request for proposals (RFP) for its multi-carrier shipping needs. The solution would have to integrate with its advanced financial software.
Challenge: A national LTL carrier experienced an increase in customer requests to deliver single pallets to multiple small stores throughout Los Angeles. Schedules were tight, and deliveries had to be fulfilled at specific times.
Challenge: A global energy technologies company needed a digital supply chain that could support its aggressive growth and innovation goals. Key challenges included managing seasonality, improving lead times, optimizing inventory and linking operational and long-range plans. The company also wanted to boost customer service and accelerate new product introductions.