Optimized FTL/Milkrun planner for a Tier 1 in Germany

We installed MasterScheduler to optimize full truck loads, full container loads together with milkrun routes.

Baseline

Well organized transport network

Fluctuation in demands

No manual optimization of FTLs

Approach

MasterScheduler with custom constraints for various different setups of supplier groups

Shifted demands for full coverage

Mixed milkrun vs FTL tactical planning

High lead-time full container load optimization

Dashboard warehouse user roles for incoming transport and ressource assignment

Interface to ERP: QAD

PDF pickup sheets send by EDI

Benefit

2 digit savings

Standardized planning process

Structured transport overview dashboards

Control of supplier reliability