A Multi-National Automotive and Industrial Power Systems Manufacturing Holding Company with over $1 billion in sales. They had 28 locations throughout North America, Asia, and Europe as well as 12 strategic business units.
Contacted by the CFO to increase profitability through international and ocean transportation cost reductions.
They had limited resources and were lacking international ocean and brokerage expertise. Import and export transportation spend and contracting was decentralized with poor executive visibility of spending and servicing. Their 12 strategic business units had diverse and different requirements.
How We Helped
Asaph reviewed the company’s supply chain and recommended some fundamental changes to increase visibility of spending and reduce costs. We worked directly with the CFO, CEO, and SBUs to implement multi-phased international supply chain improvements. Our activities included: