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CHEMICAL INDUSTRY - Increasing reliability of the distribution activity per storage site

CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

Increasing reliability of the distribution activity per storage site


CONTEXT

  • Additive for the oil industry
  • 1 production site and 2 external depots, including 1 in North America
  • 70,000 tons produced and distributed per year (by road or rail, by sea in bulk or in containers)
  • Delivery to 65 customer sites across the world
  • Continuous production 47 weeks per year
  • Depot in North America supplied 5 times per year by bulk carrier

GOALS

  • Increase in the product availability rate
  • Identification of the right balance between vat storage costs and transportation costs

TRAKER APPROACH

TRAKER APPROACH

Assessment of
forecasts
reliability and
inconsistency

Definition
of a target
forecasting model

Definition
of a target
planning process

Development
of tools

Implementation
of target
processes

2 Months2,5 Months

KEY LEVERS

  • Forecast production and monitoring tool
  • Distribution master plan
  • Process for distribution planning and efficiency monitoring

ZOOM

Forecast assessment

Forecast assessment

Analysis of causes of differences
between forecasts and actual

Target flows mapping

Target flows mapping

Planning for critical flows and
means of transportation
Monitoring inventory
levels by vat


RESULTS

CUSTOMER SERVICE

+ 18%
in the availability rate in the distribution centre

DISTRIBUTION COST

- 33%
in penalties on logistics services
5%
savings on the complete distribution cost