Scope

Establish has the experience, expertise and tools to optimize the utilization of your dedicated transportation fleet, whether it consists of vans, flat beds, tractor trailers, courier cars, reefers, box trucks, etc.


Objectives

Establish can help you reduce your road freight costs significantly while securing consistent and competitive shipping service to your customers. For dedicated fleets, the focus is to optimize the utilization of the fleet while meeting the service level and transit time requirements.

  • Optimize routing structure 

  • Improve the procedures and routines around transportation management

  • Evaluate dedicated fleet vs outsourced transportation services

  • Improve service level and transit time


Deliverables

Every project is different, but typically, the main deliverables are:

1. Benchmark

Benchmark costs for the dedicated fleet and quantitative and qualitative observations against comparable fleets or outsourced solutions.

2. Routing Analysis

Evaluate of the potential improvements that can increase service and/or decrease the costs

3. Best Practice Analysis

Create a hands-on action list based on an evaluation of the shipping processes compared to best practices 

 


Methodology


Establish has unique qualifications within transportation consulting services:

Experience

Establish has a long and hands-on experience in the transportation market and in-house shipping operations.

Tools

Evaluation tools to ensure that the dedicated fleets are the best alternative and are used in the most efficient way.

Benchmarking

Ability to benchmark what the best rates for the transportation you need.

Implementation

Establish will help you with implementation of the new transportation system as well as follow-up.

 

For more information on our transportation consulting services and how Establish can help your company design or optimize your transport system that enables efficient and effective delivery of products to your customers, send us an email or call us.

Why establish?

Within transportation management, we are using state of the art tools and methods. Below you will find some of the more important tools.

 

Route4Me

Logivations

Mercury Gate

Supply Chain Guru

SQL

Establish Logistics Best Practices™

Establish has a long track-record within transportation management. The case studies below are just a few examples of achievements from Establish supply chain consultants together with clients within transportation management.

 

Transportation Negotiations

A detailed description of a typical transportation negotiation spend reduction project.

Carrier Negotiations

How much can you save and examples of focus areas for carrier negotiations. Step-by-step case. 

Freight Rate Benchmarking

Freight rate benchmarks as a tool to lower freight costs.

Five Reasons for High Transportation Cost

Practical example about typical areas to focus on for lower transportation costs. 

Lower Transportation Costs With Load Planning

Find out why high transportation rates are not always the root cause of inflated transportation costs.

Supply Chain Strategy - Consumer Electronics

A client case study from a consumer electronics company from where Establish performed a detailed benchmarking with competitors to changed transportation concept and a reconfiguration of the client’s distribution network.

Supply Chain Analysis - Consumer Electronics

Read about how Establish helped a manufacturer of consumer electronics reduce the transportation costs by benchmarking, negotiations and optimization of the distribution network.