SaaS Transportation Technology and Services
Holland, Mich., – LeanLogistics, a global solutions provider of transportation management system (TMS) applications and supply chain services, recently completed a successful implementation of LeanTMS® for CHEP's European operations to drive transportation savings that positively impacted CHEP's profitability.
CHEP uses LeanTMS for centralization of logistics management, seamless integration with SAP, procurement and fleet management, as well as appointment and dock scheduling. The overall scope of LeanLogistics’ implementation covered 22 countries, more than 700 freight carriers, 1000 multilingual users as well as national and international freight flows for CHEP’s pallet and container pallet and container operations serving the automotive, consumer goods and manufacturing industries.
Since implementation of LeanTMS, CHEP has been able to:
CHEP Vice President of Logistics for Europe, Enrique Garcia, said: "With LeanTMS, CHEP is benefitting from efficiency gains and transportation savings that are serving our entire organization. The visibility and collaborative environment of LeanTMS allow us to set sustainable business practices in place by measuring and reducing empty kilometers as well as reporting on carbon emissions."
As a result of the improved visibility it gains from LeanLogistics' software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based TMS, CHEP is able to provide better metrics and analytics, utilize enhanced environmental impact reporting and increase on-time delivery rates. LeanLogistics’ transportation technology enables CHEP to scale for growth, reduce transportation spend, increase supply chain visibility and enhance service.
CHEP and LeanLogistics are part of Brambles Limited, a logistics services company specializing in the provision of and management of pooled pallets, crates and containers across a range of industries. The roll-out of LeanLogistics technology within CHEP’s European operations reflects Brambles' commitment to improve efficiencies within its own business and those of its customers.