Posts by Rudolf Dirnberger:
The sharp rise in energy prices has a direct impact on transport costs. Especially now, it is extremely important to exploit all available savings potential. Bundling of transports, high utilization of loading capacities and timely transport notifications are important levers to keep the price explosion under control. In addition, reduced inventories demand secure, monitored transport handling to prevent delays from leading to costly production losses.
This means logistics managers need not only immediate, i.e. real-time, information about delays during transport. Moreover, they need quick answers to questions such as: “Which materials are affected by the delay?” Or: “What was damaged during transport?” Read more
Traceability, transport optimization, goods receipt and inventory automation are top priorities for most logistics managers. Particularly in sectors where safety is crucial, such as aerospace, the rail industry or plant engineering, high legal requirements apply to the testing and documentation of the materials used. For this purpose, suppliers must hand over various documents, test protocols or certificates along with the material delivery. This documentation is usually either enclosed with the delivered parts in hard copy or sent to the buyer via e-mail.
Challenge: scattered and missing information
It is precisely these differing communication channels that pose major challenges for goods receipt. Read more
Using SupplyOn, Continental China could finally ensure a transparent collaboration with its 50 external warehouse service providers, thus optimizing internal and external processes. The prerequisite for this was a comprehensive process for the planning, recording, and reporting of warehouse inventories and processes. Continental can now monitor inventories and movements as well as significantly increase delivery commitments and thus customer satisfaction. The key advantage: this solution can be used for a variety of warehouse collaboration scenarios. Read more