With the development of technology, almost every sector in the supply chain needs internet technology. One of the sectors is the transportation sector. Integrated transportation strategy is needed to fulfill the customer demands that always rising and there are few demands that can’t be fulfilled if the company still using the traditional transportation system.
There are several benefits using integrated transportation strategy such as reducing operational cost, increasing customer satisfaction, and increasing the success rate. In order to get the maximum result, there are several ways that you need to implement such as:
The first way that you should implement to get the maximum result of integrated transportation strategy is connectivity. When your transportation strategy connects well to all servers, you can check the information regarding the delivery service and transportation in real time or online. You can communicate with the driver for a feedback or a special request from the customer. This can help you to improve your performance in the transportation system.
Some companies already using digital technology, they can connect to every access, the company can check the visibility of delivery service in real time, using supplier data, delivery data and market intelligence data. The advanced technology also can connect the shipper with a carrier to increase delivery safety.
After the company can connect to all server, transportation becomes an integrated transportation strategy where the analytic system can be the basis of transportation management decision makers. Transportation data analyzed and the insight from all internal ecosystem, supplier and customer. The result is the company can get benefit from the data and information from operator performance such as cost, service, delivery ability, warehouse ability, safety and production capacity.
You can use that information to get supply chain network insight, transportation model, and smart business analysis to maximize your product value and reduce operational cost.
After using the intelligence system, digital supply chain networks also make it easier for companies to improve transportation services because they can predict market fluctuations from the data that has been analyzed. As a result, the shipper can keep resources if needed in large quantities at any time. Furthermore, a shipper can also reduce resource providers if market demand is predictable.
When transportation strategies are well integrated, it will be easier for companies to enter larger markets and can help reduce significant time to market new products.
When the company uses an integrated transportation strategy, they can use analytics, cloud, 3D printing and social media to expand supply chain network coverage. The use of this technology allows you to see which markets have the most interest in your product. Digital technology can also reduce marketing time and allow faster delivery schedules and cost-effective.
Nowadays, the speed of technology is an essential thing. Using an all-digital integrated transportation strategy, allows you to be more flexible and efficient in providing transportation services to customers and suppliers. Companies can quickly react to consumer demands and adjust delivery times efficiently.
You can move information and data from the supply chain in a format that can be accessed online so it is accessible by every departments in your company.
Those are 4 ways that you need to implement if you want to get the best result of integrated transportation strategies. Besides, to get a good result of integrated transportation strategy you need good infrastructure.
One of the industrial estates that provides world-class infrastructure is KNIC. KNIC has 6 accesses to national infrastructures such as the Jakarta-Cikampek toll road, Jabodetabek LRT, Trans Java lines, Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway, Kertajati International Airport, and Patimban port.
In addition, KNIC is also supported by facilities such as premium electricity, natural gas, and fast internet connections to support the performance of manufacturing companies.