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Construction - FTL and LTL transportation optimisation

Construction

FTL and LTL transportation optimisation


CONTEXT

  • Interior and exterior woodworks (doors, windows, door frames, complete door sets, etc.)
  • 6 manufacturing and shipment sites
  • 30,000 deliveries per year in Europe
  • Average volume per delivery point: 1.2 linear metres
  • Transportation of full trailer loads (FTL) and less than trailer loads (LTL)

GOALS

  • Reduction of the France & Export transportation budget
  • Harmonisation of practices between plants
  • Improvement of deliveries’ traceability and reliability

TRAKER APPROACH

TRAKER APPROACH

Diagnostic and
validation of the
implementation
plan

Implementation
of technical
optimisation
levers

Call for bids
from carriers

Definition of
the distribution
strategy

Implementation
of the new panel
and monitoring
of savings

1,5 Month4 Months2 Months

KEY LEVERS

  • Reduction of loading times at plants
  • Review of the inter-plant collection plan
  • Review of distribution zones
  • Call for bids from carriers
  • Guaranteeing the reporting of volumes invoiced

ZOOM

Bidding process

Bidding process

Review of distribution zones for France

Review of distribution zones for France

Initial situationImmediate target2-year target


RESULTS

SAVINGS

-19%
on the transportation budget:
• 13% via purchasing levers
• 6% via technical levers

CARRIER SECURITY

  • Reduction of the share of business done with dependent carriers
  • Listing of back-up carriers for each region

TRANSPORTATION EFFICIENCY

  • Harmonisation of practices between plants
  • Centralisation of transportation steering missions
  • Implementation of dynamic tracking tools for shipments