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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

GEFCO generates 35% savings and a leadtime reduction up of 10 days for Schneider Electric

Business Case

Company : SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

Industry : Industrial Manufacturers

Solutions : Integrated logistics, Warehousing, Road transport, Customs

Schneider electrics was previously outsourcing the collection of electrical equipment (switch, circuit breaker…) from France and Spain to Kazakhstan. The goods were consolidated in Germany and shipped to Almaty in Kazakhstan.

This solution was not optimised with a long transit time up to 25-30 days and regular damages of products.

Challenges

  • To provide a cost efficient solution
  • To improve the quality of service
  • To improve Customs procedures
  • To improve visibility

GEFCO Solution

  • Logistics engineering by Russian speaking experts in Baltics
     
  • Design of an optimised solution with a reduced transit time up to 18 days
    • Milk runs from France and Spain
    • Consolidation at a GEFCO platform in Vilnius (LT)
    • Export Customs clearance, TIR document opening
    • Bonded transit in RU and KZ
    • Delivery to the Customs bonded warehouse in Astana (KZ)
       
  • Monitoring and reporting:
    • Track & Trace
    • Weekly reports and KPI’s
    • Continuous improvement: quarterly review

Results

  • Global Logistics budget reduced up to 35%
     
  • Transit time reduced by 10 days on average
     
  • Quality of service increased (2017)
    • 98% on time deliveries
    • 100% product integrity
       
  • Full visibility

3 countries involved

France-Lithuania-Kazakhstan

760 pallets

transported

35%

budget reduction

98%

on-time deliveries

100%

product integrity