Lower Freight Spend
Plan transportation with the same sophistication you leverage for finished goods, incorporating promotional and seasonal sales surges and accurate forecasts of logistics needs. E2open’s Transportation Forecasting application complements existing investments in logistics management systems and enables shippers to plan transportation by lane, mode and class. All modes of transport are supported, including truck, rail, air and ocean.
Accurate Forecasts for Reduced Logistics Costs
E2open provides logistics teams with insight into their capacity needs so they can shift from being reactive to proactive. Visibility helps them reduce costs, improve service levels and deepen relationships with carriers.
The advantages of being proactive are many:
Shipping load forecasts by lane, mode, class and day
Ability to anticipate surges with planning for promotions, seasonality and network changes
Creation of daily inbound and outbound warehouse forecasts to ensure adequate capacity
What-if scenario modeling to evaluate alternative plans
Foundation for collaborating with preferred carriers to secure capacity, lower costs and improve service
3-4% improvement in on-time deliveries
Up to 8% reduction in excess freight costs
Improved planning productivity and job satisfaction as a result of reduced expediting