RTV and Sustainability in Europe’s Logistics Sector
Survey respondents are clear that reducing emissions is a top priority over the coming years, and that working with technologies and partners to better understand the environmental impact of operations is key.
We questioned more than 100 logistics professionals from the world’s biggest companies and then got expert input from industry names like Martijn Graat, Sergio Barbarino, Dr. Marcell Vollmer, Krenar Komoni and more.
Many carriers miss opportunities to grow because of a few consistent myths about what real-time transport visibility actually means. In this eBook we address each one in depth, and debunk them using the real-world experience of Sixfold customers.
Enhance FMCG and retail operations with real-time visibility
For those in the FMCG and retail sectors, keeping up with customer demands is crucial. Common customer complaints tend to be around faster
response times, providing information in real-time and proactively communicating information about delays or disruptions. Likewise, without
having access to live transport information, it is often hard for the shipper to maintain efficient operations.
Over 100 logistics professionals from the world’s biggest companies within the consumer, chemical, building materials, paper and printing, and various other industries, weighed in on our annual trend survey looking into the state of the real-time visibility market.
Addressing growing costs and demands in the print, paper and packaging industry
Real-time visibility (RTV) helps to address a multitude of challenges that are common, but not exclusive, to the print, paper and packaging industry. It helps to reduce costs, improve truck turnaround times, improve customer service, drive efficiency and tackle sustainability goals.
How Etex Group uses real-time visibility to increase customer satisfaction
This case study examines how real-time visibility has enabled Etex Group to strengthen its existing and future customer relationships, resulting in highly satisfied customers who benefit from improved operations, communication and customer service levels.
Enabling predictive transportation within your organization
The project of implementing predictive real-time visibility is a top priority in logistics organizations. Your company can only successfully embark on the real-time visibility journey if the right stakeholders are involved and committed to change.
How Nestlé is using real-time visibility
to manage supply chain disruptions
This case study is focusing how real-time visibility helps Nestlé to optimize standard processes, operations, and insights that their supply chain needs in order to react to any kind of situation in a flexible and informed way, even in times of disruptions such as the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sparing millions by better delivery and warehouse yard handling
As one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of plasterboard, Knauf UK places its transport orders with a broad pool of contracted carriers and each shipment must arrive on time. If there is an unexpected delivery delay, this can cause an entire construction project to stall.
Kingspan realized value
quickly driven by fast onboarding
This case study focuses on how the firm faced the challenge of
transparency over its delivery process as
well as carrier fragmentation. Kingspan
used the Sixfold transparency platform
to gain real-time visibility over its supply chains, connect all its carriers to
one platform and enhance its reputation
Transparency as it happens with
real-time visibility by Sixfold
Rockwool is rolling out Sixfold across the whole continent to have real-time visibility
over the hundreds of thousands of truckloads of insulation materials they deliver to
construction sites around Europe each year. The first case study here is focusing specifically on Rockwool Germany, the first country Sixfold was rolled out in.
Gaining a competitive
advantage with real-time
visibility from Sixfold
Girteka Logistics is Europe’s leading asset-based transport company operating over 7,400 trucks and 7,800 trailers
in Europe, Scandinavia and CIS. This case study focuses on how Girteka Logistics is gaining a competitive
advantage with real-time
visibility from Sixfold.
Managing disruptions with Real-Time Visibility - How our customers handled Covid-19
Having real-time visibility of operations has always been important but in light of unprecedented events, like COVID-19, the stakes are higher and can mean the difference between crucial medical equipment being available or stuck at borders, or essential products being available in supermarkets versus shelves sitting empty.
The importance of real-time visibility in the construction and building materials industry
Real-time visibility is a pivotal technology when it comes to achieving sustainability, digitalisation and operational goals. By providing key insights in real-time, RTV helps inform decision making and problem solving to create more efficient operations, as well as helping reduce emissions.
The chemicals industry is known for its complex supply chain operations, pricing, demand and strict environmental regulations. During Covid-19, challenges across these areas were exacerbated and continue to persist. Therefore, to ensure future success businesses in the chemicals industry must equip themselves with the latest technology to ensure that they are able to make better informed decisions as quickly as possible.
K+S and Transporeon: a smart and scalable collaboration
This case study focuses on how K+S achieves efficient end-to-end processes and carrier connectivity with Transporeon and Sixfold by operating via one platform and benefitting from improved communication with carriers, optimised truck flow and loading capacity, as well as continuous innovation.