The client is an industrial conglomerate with four main Strategic Business Groups, (SBGs) comprising Performance Materials and Technologies, Safety and Productivity Solutions, Homes and Business Technologies and Aerospace.
All conglomerate members faced high transport costs because of a lack of planning. Multiple small shipments were being sent resulting in many incurring minimum charges. High Brokerage costs were a challenge. All companies suffered regular delays as a result of the need for multiple shipment tracking and clearance.
We introduced Air consolidation programs showing quick savings opportunities for the customers and new business opportunities for CEVA. Among the specifics were a Vendor Consolidation from China.
A small parcel consolidation between Phoenix and London and Prague was also implemented as part of the solution.
New more cost effective routings were found for large cargo from the UK to USA.
A Kansas City small parcel consolidation service to France for a Forward Stocking Location (FSL) was introduced..
in total across the conglomerate
and reduced transit times
We have been able to achieve savings totalling of $700K across the conglomerate.
Key Benefits off the program which the client now sees throughout its logistics operation are: