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  • 18/07/2013   Amer Sports/Wilson Sporting Goods - Case Study

    While most people recognize Wilson Sporting Goods and the Wilson brand, not as many realize that today Wilson is part of Helsinki, Finland-based Amer Sports, a global company with roughly $2.7 billion in net sales for 2012 and a sales network in 33 countries. Amer Sports uses five “strategic cornerstones” to achieve this success, one of which is operational excellence. But they were having difficulty fulfilling customers’ orders from their Nashville distribution center – so they turned to Outsource Equipment Company to provide a solution.

  • 07/10/2012   Southwest Airlines Cargo and Quick Courier Case Study

    Quick International Courier is a full-service priority transportation and logistics provider, specializing in the transportation of life saving organs, blood and bone marrow for transplant and research, investigational drugs, medical implant devices, and critical parts to repair diagnostic equipment for the medical industry.

  • 24/09/2012   Southwest Cargo Case Study: LaserShip and Southwest Airlines Cargo Deliver

    LaserShip provides same day delivery services that support mission critical operations in a number of industries, including aviation and life sciences. “Our business is based on timeliness and reliability,” states Joseph G. Jarvis, Vice President of Global Critical Delivery for LaserShip. “Companies come to LaserShip when there can be no exceptions when it comes to delivering their cargo on time.”

  • 29/02/2012   SEEGRID - Daimler Trucks Case Study

    Several important goals of Daimler Trucks North America’s Truck Operating System (TOS), a system-wide continuous process improvement initiative,were to streamline parts inventory management, reduce excessive labor and improve fulfillment processes. Specifically, Daimler Trucks looked to decrease waste in terms of time and better match the exact parts requirements with accurate stock levels.

  • 08/02/2012   Case Study - MBH Trucking adopts Prophesy Software

    Case study illustrates Michigan tanker operation’s transition from manual, paper-based dispatching methods to advanced transportation management system

  • 04/12/2011   Case Study: Pumping Up Forklift Operator Visibility

    Peerless Pump wanted to improve visibility for its forklift operators. What the company got was improved visibility for its operators, as well as improved visibility into its entire operation.

  • 12/10/2011   CrimsonLogic Case Study: Panama Colon Free Zone

    The Colon Free Zone (CFZ) is the largest free trade zone in the Americas and also the second largest in the world. Located in Colon, Panama, the commercial hub services offered by the CFZ include importing, storage, reassembling and re-exporting of products for global customers. The Colon Free Zone generates USD $14 billion in imports and re-exports each year.

  • 15/12/2010   Pelican Increases Export Efficiency by 80 Percent With SAP BusinessObjects Governance, Risk, and Com

    With over 1,200 employees and more than $300 million in revenue, Pelican Products Inc. — the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases for protecting valuable equipment

  • 08/12/2010   MTN WMS Implementation Story

    MTN uses Oracle WMS to manage its distribution activities and its sizzling growth

  • 13/10/2010   New materials handling system is the cat’s meow

    With a new DC and a materials handling system from TGW, the pet retailer has reduced its handling costs and the cost of operating a distribution network.