A large energy provider is engaged in natural gas compression operations. The company provides the fabrication of natural gas compression units in addition to processing equipment in the United States & internationally. Headquartered in Houston, TX they have manufacturing facilities throughout North America.
Limited visibility to logistics network
Reactive rate negotiation
No readily available data for route management or volume leverage
Minimal standardized business processes
Lack of measurable Key Performance Indicators
Inadequate cost control related to exception management
Insufficient invoice auditing process
Through the introduction of a tailored Transportation Management System & turnkey Freight bill, Audit & Pay system, Argus worked with this company to significantly increase visibility to the global transportation network. Increased visibilities of freight movement allowed them to baseline transportation costs & capitalize on leverage volume pricing. The team continues to employ robust real time & accurate data to optimize their logistics network.
In addition to improved management over their transportation burden, the TMS introduced standard operating procedures across the global supply chain. Key Performance Indicators measure real time compliance & allow this energy supplier to exercise best practices.
Exceeded $2MM net cost savings
Generation of real time & accurate database
Transportation Management System implemented across supply chain
SOPs ensure best practice within the business
Proactive rate negotiations & savings initiatives
Developed measurable KPIs
Enhanced invoice audit process
Streamline processing and payment of freight bills
18 month post rate & service audit