This customer is a pioneer in the global market for light alloy wheels, producing more than 20 million vehicle wheels each year. Quality, innovation, and customer focus guide the distinctive designs of its globally recognized car and truck wheel brands. Headquartered in Switzerland, the company has 11 wheel production facilities along with two tool manufacturing factories and it ships products to customers on three continents.
I would like to reduce our transport costs and on the other hand it is my mission as Head of Supply Chain to also maintain quality.
Head of Supply Chain
Distributing alloy wheels and tools to prestigious vehicle manufacturers across Europe, including Alfa Romeo, Audi, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Porsche, and VW, the company was challenged by:
The company selected the Transporeon cloud-based logistics platform with software-as-a-service Transporeon Transport Assignment, and uses two types of order allocation:
Within 12 months, cut direct transportation costs by up to 10%; carriers can reduce empty kilometers
Quick, single-click requests about carrier capacity and prices; Transporeon provides carrier support in 24 languages
Reduced the admin burden by a full-time equivalent of -15%; more time for value-adding tasks