Knauf Gips is a subsidiary of the Knauf Group, one of the leading international manufacturers of modern building materials made of gypsum, insulation materials, precast parts, packaging, construction equipment, and construction chemical products. Logistics is an important success factor for the organization. In Germany alone, where the group is headquartered, Knauf executes an average of 700 shipments a day, equating to 1,500 deliveries and 17,000 tons of goods. Of these items, about 70% are ordered and shipped on the same day to ensure just-in-time delivery typically to construction sites. Knauf operates its own fleet of delivery trucks and additionally contracts about 200 carriers.
With transport assignment from Transporeon, we and our carriers save time and money. This is great: with Transporeon everyone wins.
Kurt Münk, Head of Freight Management
better customer service
If a truck runs late, everyone is warned thanks to accurate ETAs and an alert function
Lower freight costs by assigning individual carrier orders on a day-by-day basis
Faster truck turnaround times at the loading/unloading docks
Knauf is using real-time information from the Mobile Order Management module for quality management