Optimizing Processes in Inbound Logistics

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Optimizing Processes in Inbound Logistics

Objectives:

  • Reduce operational costs (transport, handling, storage).
  • Synchronize production between supplier and manufacturer.
  • Change freight terms, if necessary.
  • Achieve active management of the entire process, including transport.

Starting Point:

  • Stock and transaction data for a representative operational period.
  • Current procedures and personnel circumstances.
  • Freight rates and SLAs with logistics service providers.

Method:

Analysis and design are done with software tools (Logistics Designer).

Keywords on procedure:

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Status

Set up a model covering all transport channels used in operation.
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Calculate cost

Calculate transport costs for door-to-door delivery.
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Calculate benchmarks

Analyze channels (JIS, JIT, milk runs, FTL, LTL, KEP).
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Optimize transports

Optimize channel configuration (transport network, VMI, etc.), allocate channels according to items and frequencies.
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Prepare a tender

Harmonize forwarder-related frequencies.
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Call for tenders

Switch to delivery ex works, if necessary.

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