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DELIVERY OF PACKAGES TO PICK-UP POINTS - Review of the national transportation plan

DELIVERY OF PACKAGES TO PICK-UP POINTS

Review of the national transportation plan


CONTEXT

  • Nationwide B-to-C package delivery network
  • More than 25 million packages delivered each year: 95% to pick-up points and 5% to homes
  • 5 hubs and 24 regional agencies
  • Highly seasonal: 50% of business in a 4-month period

GOALS

  • Optimisation of the transportation plan’s complete cost
  • Simplification of transportation management
  • Perpetuation of the savings

TRAKER APPROACH

TRAKER APPROACH

Diagnostic and
validation of the
improvement plan

Implementation
of optimisation
techniques

Implementation
of steps to optimise
purchasing

Auditing of
savings
made

2 Months4 Months6 MOIS AFTER IMPLEMENTATION
COMPLETED

KEY LEVERS

  • Review of the structure of the transportation plan (segments, vehicles and schedules)
  • Optimisation of carrier plans (loops)
  • Call for bids from carriers
  • Implementation of one-time transportation selection rules and of performance monitoring tools

ZOOM

Implementation of steps to optimise purchasing

Implementation of steps to optimise purchasing

Initial situation

Review of carrier plans

Review of carrier plans

Target


RESULTS

SAVINGS

8%
savings in the transportation area targeted

TRANSPORTATION EFFICIENCY

  • Review of the bill of materials used in the transportation plan
  • Formalisation of rules for selecting carriers

  • Implementation of 5 steering indicators
  • Harmonisation of rules on diesel fuel surcharges