National Print and Label Company Adelaide

Challenges:

  1. Improve load capacities in warehouses across Australia
  2. Third party logistics (3PL) in need of review

T&DC Pty Ltd:

  • Worked with client and supplier stakeholders to introduce triple mezzanine trailers to maximize skid/pallet loads between warehouses.
  • Reviewed 3PL opportunities and options for warehouse leasing.
  • Recommended moving to 3PL with one supplier nationally except for Melbourne site.
  • Full review of domestic and international freight

Results:

  • 27% increase in load maximization.
  • Freight reductions of $358,000 domestically and $97,000.00 internationally.

International Crop and Horticulture Company

Challenges:

  1. Australian service and costs
  2. International shipments involving roll-on/roll-off (RORO) and quarantine.

T&DC Pty Ltd:

  • Conducted international and domestic service price reviews.
  • Consolidated domestic supply chain and implemented suppliers.

Results:

  • Changed local port RORO and quarantine suppliers, resulting in improved delivery times and a 16% reduction in overall costs.
  • Improved international transit times and created an 11% reduction in supply chain costs.
  • Domestic supply chain review resulting in 22% reduction in expenditure.
  • Total annual savings of $354,000.

Retail Homewares Company


Challenges:

  1. Pick & pack turnaround times
  2. Supply chain costs
  3. Lengthy service to Perth ex Melbourne.

T&DC Pty Ltd:

  • Conducted a full review and provided a recommendation report of all third-party logistics (3PL) costs and operations in New Zealand.
  • Undertook detailed warehouse site reviews on product flow and internal resources, staff and equipment.
  • Provided detailed analytical reporting and recommendations on supply chain network and costs to customer.
  • Reviewed Australian domestic freight expenditure and carriers.

Results:

  • Reduced overall costs and improvements in lead times to clients by 17% or $190,000.
  • Decreased service time by 3 days to Perth ex Melbourne by negotiating and implementing a 2-day airfreight service over road freight with a reduction in costs of 12% or $126,000 for the Australian operation.
  • Reduced domestic freight spend by $184,000.

Large Print and Consumables Company

Challenges:

  1. Too many suppliers
  2. Client dissatisfaction
  3. Expenditure

T&DC Pty Ltd:

  • Worked with the client and senior supplier staff to identify domestic supply chain requirements and goals.
  • Optimised day-to-day management
  • Mapped and negotiated a tender process including air freight, local courier and distribution, including pallets and full trailer loads.

Results:

  • Reduced number of service providers from 48 down to 10 core suppliers, through client and supplier engagement.
  • Improved service to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Created substantial savings of over $2 million in overall spend.