Isover G+H Selects Real-Time Visibility provider Sixfold to Improve Customer Service and Increase Market Share
Proactive alerts and status information in warehouse to provide competitive advantage
VIENNA, AUSTRIA (Tuesday, July 9, 2019) – Europe’s leading provider of real-time predictive visibility of shipments across the supply chain Sixfold, today announces that the world’s leader in insulation products and services ISOVER GbmH has joined its fast-expanding shipment tracking network.
ISOVER is integrating Sixfold’s unique intuitive visibility platform into its transport control system enabling sales teams to be more responsive to customers’ needs and provide proactive alerts on incoming shipments, in particular late deliveries and changing ETAs.
Sixfold’s technology makes shipments traceable and delivery/pick-up times predictable. It can also boost warehouse productivity by up to 30%. Up to Euros 1 billion of goods are shipped each day using the Sixfold platform to help customers gain business knowledge and to better plan their operations.
"Real-time visibility of shipments will become an essential part of our transport control tower enabling ISOVER to proactively notify customers of potentially costly delays in deliveries,” says Ralf Klobes, Head of ISOVER GbmH Transport Management. “By using Sixfold’s predictive platform, we will reduce operational costs, improve customer retention rates and ultimately increase market share.”
“Every minute in the supply chain counts and carriers and their customers are data hungry,” adds Wolfgang Woerner, Sixfold’s CEO. “It is within Sixfold’s remit to provide the supply chain with tools that provide instant visibility of incoming logistics, and drive customer service levels through automated push messaging and instant notification of delivery times.”
“We are delighted to provide our long-time customer, Saint-Gobain ISOVER, with seamless integration to Sixfold’s revolutionary technology to make shipments traceable and delivery/pick-up times predictable on the Transporeon Logistics Platform,” said Thomas Einsiedler of Transporeon Group.
About Saint-Gobain Isover GmbH
ISOVER GbmH is a subsidiary of the Saint-Gobain Group. For more than 140 years, ISOVER has been the leader in energy efficient insulating materials. In Germany, the company has about 1,000 employees and operates four plants. In 2018, ISOVER GmbH reported turnover of €362 million.
Sixfold enables shippers and carriers to receive accurate delivery estimates of shipments in real-time. Carriers seamlessly integrate their telematics systems with the Sixfold platform, which in turn lets trusted shippers know where their shipments are and when they will arrive with zero manual work from either of the parties. Sixfold is one of Europe’s leading real-time visibility platforms for Europe’s supply chain. Up to Euros 500 million of goods are shipped each day using the Sixfold platform to help customers in all sectors gain business advantage and to better plan their operations.