Case studies

A major fashion retailer

Managing a global multi-modal supply chain for a global retailer.


The challenge was to improve the overall customer experience, reduce our customer’s workload and costs and therefore improve working capital.

Among a variety of issues we had to address were limited control because of a decentralized set up across Europe, South East Asia, Asia Pacific and the USA. The suffered from Poor Vendor & PO Management as well as no overall view of his global operation causing poor cargo equalization/ cost optimization. There was also limited inventory management optimization requiring a complete reorganization of their processes.

Our customer's business challenges

The CEVA solution was to set up a series of dedicated Control Towers to effectively manage end to end operation flows from the main sourcing regions.

We introduced Freight Services enhancements specific to this customer’s precise needs:

  • A wide range of air services including cargo allocation according to manufacturing lead times and in DC date deliveries
  • On Ocean FCL/LCL (FMS), CFS Buyer consol & cargo planning for maximum optimization.
  • An Extensive TIR Ground service portfolio from China into Europe Wide range of Xborder Ground services across SEA & Emerging countries
  • A Broad range of Rail services from China into the EU ( from Express Truck /Rail / Truck; to Standard & Deferred service)

Dedicated Control Tower for customer’s own Freighter deployment (3PL&4PL) including :

  • Space availability management
  • Equipment availability management


Our key actions to meet our customers' expectations

A range of tangible results has included :

  • Optimun air cargo mix consol based on DV ratio equalization.
  • Guaranteed % space allocation during peaks.
  • Final mile delivery truck optimization via our AMS HUB
  • Reduction in transportation costs with annual savings of some 15%
  • Volume throughput Increase up 15%
  • Sustained on time performance at 95-96%



increase in production volume


of compliance with deadlines

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