Dock Sweeping Solution Allows for an Increase in Production
With a limited number of dock doors and available space to stage its customer’s orders, an Indianapolis medical supply company was struggling to manage its timely execution of shipment. Customer demand was driving a production schedule that exceeded its current capacity. The company already chose to lease additional space, which only added to the chaos of managing production and shipping schedules. This was becoming an overwhelming task and the company looked to Langham Logistics for potential solutions.
A top 10 Fortune Global 500 automobile manufacturer was looking for a partner to help design a Warehouse Management System (WMS) that would enable company dealers and distributors from around the world to fulfill support materials in a seamless and efficient manner. The current process to fulfill orders had been a troublesome bottleneck in their supply chain for years.
As a world-leading biotech company, this company wanted to transition their products from the air to the ocean, significantly cutting their transportation spend. Temperature compliance was the highest priority as each container was valued at $1.5 million. The second priority was delivering the product on time, which can also prove to be difficult for ocean transportation.