WHO IS A GOOD LOGISTICS OPERATOR?
TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS
One who reduces costs. One who pays attention to environmental sustainability. One who doesn’t stress resources. One who meets deadlines. One who’s able to combine technology and change management.
Logistics and transportation operators, whether they belong to companies or third parties, are on an evolutionary path that involves both technologies and field prowess.
Efficiency in the supply chain is the key to a functioning economy as a whole as well as for each individual company.
OUR SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR INDUSTRY
TRANSPORTATION AND WAREHOUSE OPTIMIZATION
The main challenges to face were:
- rationalization of the process of preparation of goods for output;
- improvement and internalization of the process governance, in order to get:
- Visibility of all the goods shippable to POS in a single environment
- Visibility and control on composition of delivery units loaded into trucks
- Consistency between logical and physical delivery units
- Centralization, automatization and optimization of loading and distribution processes
- Visibility on vehicle loading and on delivery trips, extended tracking until delivery to the POS
- KPI analysis and storage of historical data for future improvements and optimizations
Ublique’s modules were configured and deployed, with the following goals:
- multi-depot scheduling and routing optimization
- Integrated fleet planning
- Optimal trucks loading
- GPS tracking of all the deliveries
- -10% total cost of transportation
- +8% truck saturation
- Reduction of both stock-outs and overstock at the POS
DISTRIBUTION CENTERS AND WAREHOUSES
A texas grocery store retailer was adding over 30 new stores. They were expanding the current warehouse where they manage: groceries, dairy products and frozen foods.
Increase productivity which was also affected by sub-optimal shelving.
- Decide on the best (math-optimal) position for each SKU
- Understand the impact on operations: productivity and traffic
- Optimize the design of the racks (impacting pallet-replenishment productivity and efficiency of volume utilization.
- Increase in productivity: 15-25%
- Increase in service level: 15-25%
- Reduction in traveling for picking activities: 25-35%
ROUTE PLANNING OPTIMIZATION
A Brazilian Company providing services on a wide territory, involving hundreds of vehicles and operators aimed to analyze possible saving deriving from math-optimization and innovate the route planning departments. Due to the nature of the business activities and routing changes every day. The organization involved multiple “local” route-planning offices.
Can the cost saving justify the effort to innovate and increase the quality of the routing & planning offices?
Is it possible to centralize part of the operations?