Global Diversified

Industrial Company

Key Transportation Modes:

Dedicated, Private Fleet, Truckload, and LTL

Challenge:
  • Decentralized logistics management across 81 locations in North America
  • No contracts in place with logistics providers
  • Huge carrier base across North America with minimal local site management
  • Large private fleet, including over 5,000 trailers
  • No tools in place to make carrier selection and routing decisions
Solution:
  • Built corporate transportation team to centralize management
  • Put in place category management organization
  • Put in place 3rd party freight bill payment partner
  • Implemented client based fuel surcharge program
  • Implemented electronic load tendering software
  • Reduce carrier base by over 80%
  • Created standardized contracts for all suppliers to use benefiting the client
Results:
  • Implemented inbound freight management program that saved over $6M per year
  • Implemented fuel program that saved over $2M per year
  • Outsourced LTL freight management generating $800k per year
  • Reduced the annual trailer lease cost by $1.6M per year
  • Put in place strong team