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YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES

Increase your margins and galvanise your business through the modernisation of your supply chain: TRAKER is right there beside you.

No matter the size or sector of your company, you want to optimise or transform your supply chain to:

  • Improve your service level
  • Optimise your costs
  • Rationalise your inventories
  • Reduce your lead times
  • Maximise your productivity
  • Increase flexibility
  • Increase your market shares

You want customised expertise
that unites and guarantees results.

TRAKER takes on your challenges, and commits to concrete, long-lasting improvement of your supply chain performance.

  • SERVICE
    LEVEL
  • SAVINGS
  • INVENTORIES
  • LEAD TIMES
  • PRODUCTIVITY
  • FLEXIBILITY
  • BUSINESS
    DEVELOPMENT

  • You want to increase customer satisfaction while controlling your logistics and transportation budgets.

    Your key indicators include:

    • availability rate
    • OTIF
    • compliance rate
    • value of bill-backs/credit notes

    EXAMPLES of TRAKER missions

    • Redesign of the master plan for distribution
    • Adaption of the planning processes/tools
    • Implementation of collaborative processes to supply customers
      (EDI, VMI, Shared forecasts, etc.)
    • Reorganisation of Sales Administration
    • Improvement of preparation/control processes of logistics platforms
    • Optimisation of targeted areas of carriers’ service level

  • You are looking for long-lasting savings in supply chain costs.
    You also want to generate more value for your customers and control your carbon footprint.

    Your key indicators include:

    • Logistics and transportation share of your budget
    • Logistics cost per shipment
    • Transportation costs per delivery
    • Evolution of external storage costs

    EXAMPLES of TRAKER missions

    • Redesign of the master plan for supply and distribution
    • Definition of ‘Make or Buy’ strategy for logistics and transportation
    • Optimisation of transportation flows (Alternative means of transportation, Transportation plans, Route plans, Carrier plans, etc.)
    • Calling for bids from logistics service providers, carriers and logistics infrastructure/equipment suppliers
    • Optimisation of storage capacities
    • Benchmarking of fee schedules of logistics providers/carriers and control invoices
    • Support in the selection and deployment of a TMS

  • You want to rationalise your inventory levels for raw materials, components, WIP, finished products and MRO.
    At the same time, you want to maximise the availability rate of the ‘right’ inventories for your production, your customers and your after-sales services.

    Your key indicators for each segment include:

    • Evolution in the inventory
    • Days of supply
    • Value of idle inventory
    • Carrying cost of inventory
    • Stock-out rate

    EXAMPLES of TRAKER missions

    • Improvement of the forecasting processes and tools
    • Redesign of planning models
      (PFEP, MRP2, DDMRP, Order point, etc.)
    • Review of supplier/customer procurement logistics conditions
      (Lead times, MOQ, VMI, Shared forecasts, etc.)
    • Optimisation of parameters for calculating requirements(Inventory buffers, Lot sizes, Economic order quantities, etc.)
    • Removal of idle inventories with low probabilities for reuse
    • Improvement of physical inventory rules

  • You want to optimise and control your lead times on all or part of your supply chain.
    At the same time, you want to avoid any impact on inventory levels or productivity.

    Your key indicators include:

    • Your suppliers’ service ratio
    • Procurement lead times
    • Manufacturing/logistics cycle times
    • Customer lead-times and OTIF chart

    EXAMPLES of TRAKER missions

    • Redesign of the master plan for supply and distribution
    • Implementation of production ‘buffers’
      (Kanbans, DDMRP, Manufacturing thresholds, etc.)
    • Work with suppliers to shorten lead times and guarantee on-time deliveries
    • Review of scheduling parameters and tools
      (Lot sizes, Cycle times, Chronogram, Scheduling algorithm for job orders, etc.)
    • Design of new production workshops or optimisation of existing facilities
    • Optimisation of preparation processes and equipment in warehouses
    • Redesign of the lead times map for shipments and transportation

  • You want to increase productivity while also improving the quality of your processes/products.

    Your key indicators include:

    • Rate of compliance with operation times
    • Rate of use of temporary employment
    • Percentage of overtime hours
    • Cost of administrative processing per supplier or customer line item
    • Number of parcels prepared per man-hour

    EXAMPLES of TRAKER missions

    • Designing and ramping up the organisation of the supply chain
    • Setting up a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process
    • Implementation of production ‘buffers’
      (Kanbans, DDMRP, Manufacturing thresholds, etc.)
    • Review of scheduling parameters and tools
      (Lot sizes, Cycle times, Chronogram, Scheduling algorithm for job orders, etc.)
    • Design or optimisation of the logistics platforms
    • Study of automated solutions and calling for bids from suppliers/integrators
    • Optimisation of the processes and tools of support functions(Procurement, Planning, Sales administration, After-sales service, etc.)
    • Support in the selection and implementation of information systems (WMS, TMS, MES, AOM, etc.)

  • You want to be more reactive so that you can continuously adapt to your market’s changes and to unexpected events.
    The flexibility of your supply chain is also a powerful vector for innovation and for increasing your market shares.

    Your key indicators include:

    • Lead time for manufacturing new products
    • Stock-out rate
    • Reliability rate for forecasts
    • Shrinkage rate for finished products

    EXAMPLES of TRAKER missions

    • Designing and ramping up the organisation of the supply chain
    • Redesign of the master plan for supply and distribution
    • Setting up a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process
    • Improvement of the forecasting processes and tools
    • Redesign of planning models (PFEP, MRP2, DDMRP, Order point, etc.)
    • Design or optimisation of warehouses
    • Optimisation of transportation flows (Alternative means of transportation, Transportation plans, Route plans, Carrier plans, etc.)

  • You want to win market shares with a supply chain that is high-performance, extensive and meets your customers’ specific requirements.
    At the same time, you want to integrate digital tools in your supply chain to increase your competitive advantage.

    Your key indicators include:

    • Time to production for new products
    • Stock-out rate
    • Reliability rate for forecasts
    • Shrinkage rate for finished products

    EXAMPLES of TRAKER missions

    • Redesign of the master plan for distribution
    • Benchmarking and adaptation of the services offered
    • Redesign of the planning model
      (PFEP, MRP2, DDMRP, Order point, etc.)
    • Implementation of collaborative customer tools
      (Shared forecasts, VMI, EDI, etc.)
    • Setting up an e-commerce logistics platform
    • Redesign of the organisation of Sales Administration and After-Sales Service
    • Optimisation of International Transportation Flows

REFERENCES & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • STRATEGY & ORGANISATION | Precision engineering

    Precision Engineering for the Energy Market

    STRATEGY & ORGANISATION | Precision engineering
    • Improvement of customer service levels
    • Reduction of lead times
    • Reduction of component inventories
  • LOGISTICS | Textiles

    Distribution of Linens for Hotels and Restaurants

    LOGISTICS | Textiles
    • Optimisation of the full cost of logistics and transportation
    • Rationalisation of inventories
    • Rapid implementation of the target to compensate for the expiration of a lease
  • PLANNING & CUSTOMER SERVICE | Home improvement

    Large Home Improvement Stores

    PLANNING & CUSTOMER SERVICE | Home improvement
    • Optimisation of platforms in anticipation of their saturation
    • Increases in productivity
  • PURCHASING & PROCUREMENT | Camping equipment

    Camping equipment manufacturing plant

    PURCHASING & PROCUREMENT | Camping equipment
    • Reduction of the average inventory value
    • Increase in the availability rate for production
    • Enhancement of procurement officers’ efficiency
  • OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT | Agribusiness

    Fruits and vegetables packaging lines

    OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT | Agribusiness
    • Improvement of the operators’ working conditions
    • Increase in productivity
    • Reduction of shrinkage
  • LOGISTICS | Retail

    Distribution of equipments for retailers

    LOGISTICS | Retail
    • Improvement of e-commerce services up to market standards
    • Accommodation of forecasted growth
    • Optimisation of the logistics productivity
  • TRANSPORTATION | Luxury goods

    Designer Fashion Outlet

    TRANSPORTATION | Luxury goods
    • Improvement of the reliability of deliveries
    • Optimisation of transportation costs
    • Simplification of transportation management