Synthomer is one of the world's leading manufacturers of synthetic latex and specialty chemicals with 25 sites in 18 countries and customers in the construction products, paints and coatings, protective gloves, adhesives, paper, carpet and textile industries. The company currently has 2,800 employees.
Corporate headquarters are located in London, UK. Marketing and sales activities for important global business units are managed from Marl, Germany. This location also operates ten production sites in Europe. In the Marl Chemical Park, the company operates three of 19 production plants worldwide. Depending on the plant, between 15 and 60 transports are handled daily. Trucks arrive at the largest plant in Marl around the clock, six days a week.
With Transporeon's Time Slot Management, we handle 10% more trucks, which means loading capacity keeps pace with productivity again. High demurrage surcharges have been halved by adhering to loading times. We have been able to increase delivery performance and customer satisfaction.
Heinrich Wessel , Director Customer Service & Logistics
Shorter waiting and loading times, cutting demurrage surcharges by up to 50%
high costumer satisfaction
Now able to implement OTIF delivery; self-collectors/carriers appreciate punctual loading
loading capacity optimized
Can handle +10% trucks at existing loading areas, reducing congestion and improving productivity at plants
less time and complexity
Automated processes reduce the need for coordination and simplify communication