Toll Group Improves In-Transit Shipment and Inventory Visibility and Accuracy
One of Asia's leading providers of integrated logistics services, Toll Group employs more than 35,000 people via a network of more than 1,100 sites in 50 countries. With a collection of and access to transport and infrastructure assets including road fleets, air and marine capacity, warehousing, ports, and railways it achieves world's best practices in supply chain management. The challenges faced by Toll were related to designing, deployment, and maintenance of complex logistics models to develop new services and capabilities that provide differentiation and commercial advantages for Toll and its customers. Toll also wanted an improvement in the in-transit inventory accuracy, visibility and control. Other requisites included capturing accurate, real-time data and eliminating manual paper-based processes to improve customer service while reducing supply chain costs and deliver information. The solution was found with the implementation of Oracle Transportation Management which supported niche industry requirements and new service offerings. It streamlined operational processes with improved collaboration, reducing manual and double data entry. Improved in-transit shipment and inventory visibility and accuracy, resulting in better decision-making and reduced costs were also some key benefits. Moreover, it reduced customer freight costs through improved asset utilization and carrier selection and improved key performance indicators reporting from a single integrated data model. Overall, there was a reduction in the need for point solutions and technology diversification within the organization.