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CONTECH: CONTECH manages its transportation and visibility with the help of IBM Sterling
 

Company:
 Contech

Sector:
 
Tag:
 Transportation Management
 Tendering Process Optimization
 Contract Management Process


CONTECH™ offers a wide array of innovative solutions for initial development and rehabilitation of existing structures and sites. Its products provide effective solutions for projects with a variety of loading conditions, foundation requirements, soil and water environments and varied installation demands. CONTECH has a physical presence in all 50 states and third-party distributors in every major U.S. city. The company moves approximately 80,000 truckloads per year, which involves more than 1,000 carriers.

Business need:
CONTECH wanted to find and easily implement a robust transportation management system that provides good overall functionality, including ease of use as well as excellent tender and freight payment visibility

Solution:
IBM Sterling Transportation Management System (Sterling TMS) provides CONTECH with transportation planning, shipment, financial settlement and tracking visibility through a SaaS solution. Based on collaborative workflows on a service-orientated architecture, Sterling TMS makes it easier for shippers like CONTECH and its carriers to manage practically all modes of transportation.

Benefits:
- Automates tendering process optimization of Contech’s private fleet and helps ensure the best cost carrier is selected to meet service commitments
- Achieves ROI within six months
- Enables costs to remain flat when the average marketplace increase is 3-7 percent
- Improves contract management process and reduces costs in contract administration
- Streamlines freight approval process





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