• Turnover €28 Billion 
  • Over 47,000 Employees
  • Founded in 1920, HQ in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Principal Products: four-wheeled vehicles, diesel engines,  gasoline reciprocating engines, automatic & manual transmissions for vehicles

How we helped an automotive manufacturer implement a transportation management system (TMS) to improve and optimise their spare parts export business

Services Used

Implementation

evolv tools

Business Drivers / Challenges

  • Scope: Parts Export Process, i.e. outbound flow of service parts to support maintenance and repair for all Mazda vehicles across Europe and other counties for which Mazda Logistics is responsible
  • Implement TMS platform to accommodate Mazda Logistics strategy
  • Replace manual processes supported by Excel and Access

 

Solutions

  • Oracle Transportation Management selected as the TMS
  • Implementation covering Order Management – Planning – Transportation Booking – Dock Door Scheduling – Tariff-loading process (using evolv as a data management accelerator) 
  • Integrated to a number of internal and external systems, established a foundation / platform for further integrations
  • Automated shipment documentation and  GL code assignment
  • Implemented both carrier self-billing and manual invoice matching process

Results

  • Central transport data repository
  • Unique references generated by OTM rather than manual.
  • Carrier response via an online portal or email link
  • Replaces the TS reports
  • Streamlined process for loading master data, rates & locations
  • First step towards one rate-repository for all rates + inquiry capability
  • A ready-for-future SOA based integration platform
  • Self-billing for carriers
  • CMR – Shipping instructions – Hazmat documentation

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