We successfully deployed a transportation management solution to fix supply-chain related issues.

About the Industry

With production rates increasing exponentially, the manufacturing industry is witnessing the biggest boom. With production going smart using Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics, the industry is undergoing a paradigm shift.

This digital transformation has revolutionized several industries. In manufacturing, the role of analytics can be observed at various points. With a smarter solution comes agility, which in turn, paces up the processes of rapid manufacturing and mass customization. Improved competitiveness has resulted in achieving direct foreign investments, which in turn, improves the economy, both at the micro and macro levels.

About the Client

Our client is one of the main manufacturing firms based in the US. The organization holds a vast distribution network, with business operations spreading across major areas of the US and Canada. It also holds a portfolio of high-quality distribution channels, product diversification, and customer engagement.

They have a presence in more than one hundred countries, with a vision of further expansion. With eight hundred employees currently working, the total annual revenue of the company is US$ 350 Million. The logistics and supply chain portfolio of the organization is quite wide and thus capable of providing a robust transportation service.

The Business Challenges

The company’s logistics service is facing several challenges. We identified the following roadblocks: –

  • They wanted to upgrade their existing transportation solution, which lacked integration.
  • They were looking for a logistics solution that can easily get synced with their existing business processes.
  • The organization was looking to integrate a transportation solution with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) for Order Management, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable.

Our Solution

  • We started by undertaking a gap analysis of the system.
  • Since the core of the problem lied in logistics, we proposed the implementation of the Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) solution. To optimize their transportation planning, our solution streamlined their freight payment and audit processes and strengthened their transportation.
  • We also Integrated the OTM functionalities with their Order Management, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable Modules. Our Vehicle Management Solution included assignment, track & trace, and preventive maintenance.

Key Results

  • We ensured better integration of the existing solution with EBS.
  • Our solution implementation opens a new path to on-time & budgeted solution delivery.
  • The existing solution became automated, which improved the speed and accuracy of deliveries.

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