TRANSPORTATION


Logistics service provider


€ 746 MILLION

 

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Girteka Logistics

Developing relationships between business partners

Customer

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021, Girteka Logistics is Europe’s leading asset-based transport company demonstrating stable growth of 30 percent every year. The logistics service provider delivered more than 460,000 full truck loads (FTLs) in 2018 with over 6,700 trucks (increasing to 10,000 by 2021) and 7,000 trailers operating in Europe, Scandinavia and CIS. The company works with the world’s biggest and best-known brands and – whether transporting salmon from Norway, dairy produce from France, or fruit from Spain – Girteka Logistics prioritizes customer care, smooth operations, accurate communication, and a lean approach. In 2018, the company achieved revenues in excess of €764 million.

The Transporeon solutions help us to constantly be aware of the work process even after working hours and analyze decisions that must be taken at one time. We have also set up a direct interface between Girteka Logistics and Sixfold so all our vehicles are visible and trackable in real time.

Sandra Senulienė, Head of Key Account Management
Girteka Logistics

Challenges

  • Find an easy, reliable way to win and fulfil orders with existing customers and prospects;
  • Reduce the number of emails but ensure all parties are kept up to date;
  • Consolidate information for easier reference;
  • Achieve higher levels of shipment visibility;
  • Enable and support corporate growth ambitions.

Solution

Girteka Logistics uses a wide range of Transporeon products with more than 230 shipper customers and recognizes that these help to improve client relationships. In particular, the company values the convenient, logical way of receiving orders. Information is clear and stored in one location – contact details, addresses, prices, destinations, full shipment requirements, and more – so that all parties can rely on this data. Any changes and updates are instantly shared, ensuring successful delivery.

  • Transport assignment using fixed contracts and the spot market;
  • Time slot management with both industrial and retail customers;
  • Transport visibility, including Real Time Visibility by Sixfold;
  • Reporting;
  • Surcharge management;
  • Carrier interfaces.

In addition, with a direct interface between Girteka Logistics and Sixfold, shipments are constantly tracked. GPS updates provide real-time truck ETAs to customers, and it is easy to assign vehicles to customer transports as all Girteka Logistics license plates are stored in this system.

Results

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Precise & streamlined

An all-in-one tool; intuitive, user friendly and precise; allows Girteka Logistics to expand capabilities and provide service excellence.

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Real-time visibility

All Girteka Logistics vehicles are visible, particularly truck loading/unloading and delivery times, and trackable with GPS updates.

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Data consolidation

A single easy-access portal with orders and loading/unloading times and other information all in one place.

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Better workflow

Faster, optimized workflow and easier, accurate communication; replaces multiple emails; instant notification of changes.