TMS case study

Global Manufacturer of Commercial and Residential HVAC Equipment

This manufacturer delivers products, services, and solutions that increase energy efficiency and reduce operating costs in buildings for more than one million customers. Operating from 500 branch offices in more than 150 countries, the business is a leading provider of equipment, controls and services for heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, and security systems. Request After growing […] more »

TMS case study

Global Specialty Materials Company

This global specialty materials company engineers and manufactures a wide variety of products essential to everyday living. As a recognized product and process technology innovator, the company helps create applications that meet the needs of its customers around the globe. The company has a highly diversified product portfolio that serves a broad range of end-use […] more »

TMS case study

Paint and Coatings Manufacturer

This company manufactures protective paints and coatings for home and industrial use, and sought a solution to integrate its suppliers into the process of managing inbound transportation. Request Since 2008, the manufacturer has used the Kewill-Transport Transportation Management System (TMS). Historically, it would provide vendors with a route guide to select carriers for shipments inbound […] more »

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Global Diversified Chemical Company

With about 19,000 employees, this global chemical company maintains operations in 50 countries and has research centers in Asia, Europe, and North America. With leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands, it has built a mature, industry-leading global logistics organization to address its highly complex mix of logistics and […] more »

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Download PDF Headquartered in Reinach near Basel, Switzerland, Archroma was created from the textile, paper and emulsions businesses of Clariant. It is now a global color and specialty chemicals company that is committed to innovation, world-class quality standards, high service levels, cost efficiency and sustainability. With about 3,000 employees spanning 35 countries, Archroma maintains three […] more »

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Solvay US

Download PDF Solvay Chemicals has dedicated nearly 150 years to developing and delivering innovative solutions to markets and customers around the world. In North America, Solvay delivers one of the broadest, deepest portfolios of chemical products aimed at pollution control, water treatment, and pharmaceutical and consumer packaging, among many other critical applications. As an organization, […] more »

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Pilot Chemical Company

Download PDF For more than 50 years, Pilot Chemical Company’s tailored solutions have spanned the globe—and continue reflecting the organization’s commitment to unique chemical processes and efficient manufacturing. Pilot’s industry insight allows it to create surfactants designed to maximize its customers’ opportunities in new product development. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Pilot maintains strategically located facilities, […] more »

Emerald Performance Materials

Emerald Performance Materials

Download PDF Headquartered in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Emerald Performance Materials, LLC produces and markets technologically advanced specialty chemicals for a broad range of food and industrial applications. With eight operations and some 750 employees, the company manufactures products that help everyday products last longer or look, smell, taste or perform better. Emerald products are used […] more »

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UK online retailer

Request CLX Logistics has been asked to perform a review of the warehousing and logistics operation of a major UK online retailer in order to identify potential improvement initiatives. Approach Together with the client four main focus areas have been identified for the warehousing and logistics review: Transportation rates benchmarking – Container Loads, UK domestic […] more »

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Helly Hansen

Request Helly Hansen called on CLX Logistics’ services in order to reduce the freight costs of all transport to and within Europe, by means of a tender process. Approach A benchmark analysis of Helly Hansen’s current carrier contracts revealed that transport rates were not in accordance with market level. Subsequently, over 30 carriers were invited […] more »

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Request Bacardi and CLX Logistics teamed up in a joint effort to align and improve the local logistics processes in the different European markets. To enable local managers to evaluate and improve their warehousing and transport processes, Bacardi and CLX Logistics collaboratively developed a Supply Chain Maturity Model. Approach The project team consisted of both local […] more »

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Request CLX Logistics was consulted to support Philips in its drive for operational excellence by designing a senior management performance dashboard. The dashboard identifies the performance of the different service providers and determines the focus of all parties, strengthened via contractually defined indicators. Approach CLX Logistics appraised the existing supply chain structure consisting of both National and […] more »

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Request Levi’s called upon the services of CLX Logistics to improve their current logistics network of distribution centers and distribution management in Europe. The objective was straightforward: to decrease logistics costs while maintaining current service levels. Approach CLX Logistics started with a ‘Greenfield’ situation: designing the optimal distribution structure, demonstrating a clear European allocation plan, required […] more »

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Request CLX Logistics was hired to identify synergies and make improvements in the supply chain processes and expenditures. In order to safeguard ownership and implementation, the project was performed in close cooperation with company experts. Approach A pan–European scan was performed for six different sites. CLX Logistics mapped and assessed the local supply chain processes, […] more »

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Challenge When the Chinese group Geely became controlling shareholder in 2010 of Volvo Cars, the Swedish car manufacturer decided to radically change its logistics strategy. If Volvo Cars wanted to stay active in the highly competitive car market as an independent entity within Geely, expertise had to be developed in all strategic activities. Thus also […] more »

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Akzo Nobel

Challenge Reduce inefficiencies and back office noise associated with paying thousands of freight invoices. Solution Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry LLC implemented the ChemLogix Freight Payment & Audit Solution utilizing web based technology to streamline the payment process, improve accrual accuracy and enhance access to freight rates. Results Payment process is streamlined through automation Reduction of […] more »