The Transportation & Logistics industry has been focused in cost reduction and efficiency with great success. Traditional Transportation & Logistics strategy has been to minimize total cost, reduce carrier base, and leverage economies of scale. Today, it is facing a new mission: to be the supply chain strategic enabler and to be more energy and environment conscious.
It changed from full truck load to very frequent, small quantities deliveries to many locations. It is providing more service and flexibility to the whole supply chain.
Customer demands for shipment visibility and flawless services have made transportation to shift from manufacturing to customer focus.
Volatile economic conditions, industry consolidation and rapidly changing regulations have made transportation to become more resilient.
Energy usage is being discussed and monitored. The transportation & logistics industry is finding ways to address the impact of greenhouse gas emissions, curb air pollution, and ensure secure and alternative supplies of fuel.
Today transportation and logistics companies increasingly consider environmental aspects in their decision-making by formulating environmental policies, strategies and processing programs. An environment strategy must be preventive and it must include an environment management system with sound policy, accountability and audit processes.
Transportation & Logistics industry is very document-oriented: bill of lading, invoices, customs forms, contracts, loss & damage forms, inspection reports, e-mails, and so on.
SoftExpert solutions enable organizations to effectively and efficiently automate management of electronic and paper-based documents throughout their entire life cycle - capture, create, classify, share and secure, archive and destroy. Easily collaborate with suppliers, brokers, customers, insurance companies, and other business partners, managing and working on any document safely and securely anytime and anywhere in the world, improving productivity and avoiding errors.
Moreover, transportation & logistics industry faces unique challenges that make business process automation a necessity for increasing reliability, removing risk, and lowering costs. Our Business Process Management solution delivers a business process optimization application to help organizations streamline their logistics processes without compromising flexibility, lowering transportation costs and improving customer service.
By implementing a strategic approach to managing transportation infrastructure assets, transportation and logistics companies can create a business processes for resource allocation and utilization with the objective of better decision-making based upon quality information and a well-defined objective: maintaining, upgrading, and operating physical assets cost effectively.
Turn rising fuel and energy costs, and complex rules and regulations into opportunities to improve your business. SoftExpert enables managers to plan for environmental regulation compliance, to r educe potential liabilities, to manage environmental risk policies, and to reduce carbon footprint.
The mission for transportation and logistics is changing, new processes are required to support this mission; therefore, better systems are required to support the processes; besides, innovative people and skills are also required to manage theses systems and processes. SoftExpert can help you achieve this mission.