Customers ORTEC

Aquila

“We are now operating based on optimized routing and field mobility, which is essential in today’s Transport and Logistics market.”

For over 20 years, Aquila has provided transportation and logistical services to some of the largest consumer product brands in the world. The company has 17 distribution and cross-dock centers and a fleet of over 800 vehicles delivering retail and vending orders across the country. The partnerships Aquila built with its customers over the years have been endorsed by continuous investments in technology and infrastructure. This has consolidated its position as one of the leading providers of integrated transport, distribution and logistics services in the region. While ensuring sustainable growth, Aquila is continuously improving customer service levels and operational processes. That’s where we come in, optimizing the logistics network in order to decrease transportation costs.

The Challenges

  • Switching from manual planning to an optimization solution, to keep up with customers’ growing needs
  • Streamlining planning processes
  • Decreasing operational costs
  • Reducing empty kilometers

How Aquila aimed to optimize their world

  • Implement route optimization and real-time navigation to support the latest industry standards
  • Increase transportation efficiency through cross-docking centers
  • Improve transparency of the planning process and reduce transportation costs
  • Streamline communication with drivers and customers
  • Expand business in the international logistics market

The Solutions

  • ORTEC Routing and Dispatch
  • ORTEC Mobile App
  • Customer Track & Trace Web portal
  • Cross-Dock Scanning & Slot Booking Platform

The Results

  • Improved customer service levels (faster delivery times)
  • Optimized route planning and dispatching processes
  • Increased control and visibility of deliveries through field mobility solution
  • 7% expected savings in empty km by the end of 2017
  • Improved decision making capabilities, through clear overview of transport KPIs, both on a daily and monthly basis
  • Improved operational usage of the fleet
  • Less kilometers driven and a reduction of CO2 emissions

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