Carmeuse Lime a Stone Tenders Shipments and Organizes Trucking Schedule Appointments through TRANSWIDE
Released on: October 20, 2008, 5:19 am
Press Release Author: Harold Bosse
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: Carmeuse Lime and Stone obtained significant results from this project: increased efficiency in planning and managing of resources, improved on time deliveries and immediate reduction in freight claims.
Press Release Body: Boston, Pittsburgh, October 20, 2008 -- Transwide, the leading global "Software-as-a-Service" (SaaS) provider for transportation and logistics execution is proud to announce that Carmeuse Lime and Stone, the largest lime and limestone products producer in North America, has chosen Transwide's on-demand transportation execution platform to manage and communicate with its carriers. The complete project implementation was finished in eight months for a full roll-out.
Transportation execution involves a combination of complex workflows and heavy communication with a large partner network. Carmeuse Lime and Stone was seeking a Supply Chain execution solution that would deliver substantial value. The main driver for choosing Transwide was the ease of implementation offered by the various modules, either as stand alone SaaS web based formats, or as fully integrated solutions.
# Carmeuse Lime and Stone implemented twCall-off, Transwide's electronic load tendering tool, primarily to reduce the administrative workload, avoid cost inefficiency and data entry errors. This allows Carmeuse Lime and Stone to have a more accurate and centralized overview of outgoing flows and to increase visibility and collaboration. # Carmeuse Lime and Stone also selected Transwide's appointment scheduling tool (twSlot) to streamline the truck flow at their manufacturing sites. # twDoc electronically transmits and archives all Carmeuse Lime and Stone's "Proof of Delivery" (POD). It allows availability of the e-PODs in less than 48 hours after delivery. # Finally, TrackandTrace (twTrace) enables Carmeuse Lime and Stone to monitor all its shipments in real time through exception management. Carmeuse Lime and Stone is able to react immediately to a situation and improve customer satisfaction.
Carmeuse Lime and Stone obtained significant results from this project: increased efficiency in planning and managing of resources, improved on time deliveries and immediate reduction in freight claims.
"The key to success depends on strong project management. We tailor the perfect solution depending on the client's specific needs. The results are unequivocal: Together we connected 14 Carmeuse Lime and Stone locations in a matter of weeks without involving any other third party."- says Fabrice Maquignon CEO of Transwide.
" ... Our customers, carriers and internal stakeholders have been very impressed with the quality of the Transwide system, the ease of its implementation and the immediate impact it is having on customer service." Jack Fahler, VP Supply Chain, Carmeuse Lime and Stone
About Transwide Transwide, a Wolters Kluwer Business, is a global leader of transportation execution network and solution providers; it offers a suite of technology solutions to enable the electronic communication and visibility of shipped orders, pick-up and delivery appointment scheduling, real time tracing of shipments, transportation documents Bill of Lading, POD, Maritime shipping documents and performance monitoring. Transwide has more than 50,000 users and 5,000 companies in 40+ countries working on its network and serves carriers and shippers equally. It does not have shippers or carriers in its shareholder base. For more information, please go to: www.transwide.com Press Release Submission By PressReleasePoint(http://www.pressreleasepoint.com)