Challenge: A customer operating on BluJay’s transportation management system experienced volume increases peaking weekly at 50% year-over-year, driven by COVID-19 and shifts in consumer demand. This created an immediate need to scale carrier procurement efforts to support increased load volumes, while keeping costs in line and meeting customer service expectations.
Supermercados Covirán, the second-largest food distributor in Spain, has been a cooperative of food retailers servicing Spain, Portugal and surrounding areas since 1961. The cooperative needed a solution to help them make the successful transition from primarily a cash-and-carry operating model to distribution. With a logistics partner, the co-op explored more efficient picking support technologies and chose Honeywell Voice and its rugged and ergonomic headsets, microphones and intelligent voice synthesizers. The move enabled its DC workers to enjoy hands-free, eyes-free picking while providing the technology infrastructure to support the company’s new business model.
Accuracy in demand forecasting Is critically important to good supply-chain management, but how do you achieve that? Visibility is key, according to several supply-chain experts, who walk us through the planning process.
Happy with its longstanding relationship with Logility on the demand side, Johnson Controls Power Solutions looks to Logility to give it a centralized, more holistic view of its supply side operations, says Corey Graven, Executive Director, Suipply Chain, North America.