How Logistics & Transportation Companies Increase Agility, Visibility, and Control

Increase Agility, Visibility, and Control

Even as global supply chains return to normal operations, many companies are still struggling to keep up with consumer demand. This may come as a surprise as the processes we have long associated with the fulfillment side of manufacturing and the transportation side of logistics (i.e. inventory instructions, advance shipping notices, load tenders/acceptance, and check calls) are staying relatively the same. So why is this happening and how can companies better deliver on their commitments to customers?

It comes down to the spaces in between these processes—the parts that tie these processes together to achieve the desired outcome. We refer to this as ecosystem integration. Focusing on integrating your entire digital ecosystem will bring the efficiency and predictability that your logistics company needs to keep up with customer demands in 2024 and beyond.

On the other hand, companies that remain using their legacy and outdated technologies will continue experiencing a broken B2B integration environment. Today’s logistics and manufacturing companies cannot afford to deal with broken B2B integrations, they need an innovative platform that provides in-depth agility, visibility, and control.

The answer lies in modern cloud integration technology.

Cleo Integration Cloud for Logistics and Transportation is growing in adoption as more and more companies rely on Cleo not just for its single-platform solution, but for its proven ability to automate core processes associated with fulfillment, including the elimination of manual interventions in Load-Tender-to-Invoice processes.

“At Semicab, we are disrupting the long-haul trucking industry with our collaborative transportation platform,” said Ajesh Kapoor, president and CEO of SemiCab. “Cleo Integration Cloud provides a powerful platform to support real-time and batch transactions, enabling us to extend our platform’s benefits to include new partners and customers, leveraging their existing integration environments, and deliver on our promise of eliminating empty miles, increasing capacity, and reducing risk.”

CIC Benefits for Logistics and Transportation Companies:

  • Faster customer onboarding
    • Onboard new trading partners in days instead of weeks
    • Meet any customer request or requirement by enabling any-to-any integrations and retaining flexible protocol connectivity
  • Increase transparency, real-time operational visibility
    • Monitor and track B2B operations
    • Receive automated alerts with event and non-event-based notifications
  • Automate load tender and advance ship notification (ASN) processes with backend applications
    • Connect any integration to any transportation management system (TMS), warehouse management system (WMS), ERP, and other back-end applications
    • Create automated API integrations and seamlessly route EDI transactions to any on-premise or cloud system
  • Improve customer support & services
    • Provide users hands-on control to quickly troubleshoot and resolve integration process failures by identifying failures in real-time
    • Give your customers access to real-time information into the business processes that connect your logistics business with their shipping requests
  • Optimize resource and team productivity 
    • Choose between self-service execution or offloading of complex integration tasks to Cleo’s Managed Services team
    • Focus personnel on other in-house priorities and projects that drive superior customer experiences

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