Ryder System Inc., a logistics and transportation company, and Waymo Via, the trucking and local delivery unit of autonomous driving developer Waymo LLC, announce a partnership focused on providing maintenance for Class 8 autonomous trucks, in order to maximize vehicle up-time and ensure the reliability required to scale operations nationwide.
In this ebook, Dave Nelson, principal at value chain optimization firm River Rock Advisors discusses the use of customer relationship management (CRM) processes and tools to pilot a precision-based, in-depth use of data to forecast demand while giving leaders greater insight into their customer base.
Challenge: A U.S. multinational had 14 manufacturing sites in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Each site booked transportation using a carrier-specific terminal and website, which resulted in a multitude of site-specific and carrier-specific shipping systems. Consequently, the company lacked centralized visibility for shipment movements and transportation spend.