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Volvo

  • Turnover €52Bn with 110,000 employees
  • 27 operations worldwide in 9 countries covering Asia, Europe, South Africa and the Americas
  • 5,000 Suppliers
  • 200 Carriers

50,000 Orders per month are processed via OTM

Services Used

Implementation

evolv tools

Business Drivers / Challenges

  • ATLAS – Advanced Transport Logistics for Automotive Supply
  • Volvo were looking to apply global processes to support the transformation of Volvo Logistics and improve overall supply chain management
  • Business focus on reducing total supply chain cost
  • Requirement for closer integration with customers
  • Needed to improve service and retention

Solutions

  • Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) implemented to support inbound, parts supply and inter-company movements around the world
  • Modules to support: Order Management – Planning – Carrier EDI Integration – Shipment / Order tracking – SCEM – Actuals management – Freight Costing – Optimisation
  • Integration with financial systems for automated settlement 
  • Flo functional and technical specialists aligned to solve complex ERP and planning constraints 

Results

  • 50,000 orders per month are processed via OTM
  • OTM is a single source for transport related information
  • Improvement of predictability
  • Cross-Docks have earlier visibility of inbound transports, allowing them to be more efficient
  • OTM enabled the decommissioning of legacy systems, that are expensive to support
  • Improved retention of existing business