Landside Logistics work spans rail, road and intermodal transport and we enable you to solve the complex planning puzzle. In our puzzles we deal with loads, compartments, cross dock, full and less than full truck load and first/last mile planning as well as route optimization. We support you with an end-to-end visibility of your entire network even over different modalities.
With our extensive industry knowledge we tailor our solutions and services to your specific needs to help you realize your business objectives.
Logistics Planning Solutions
Reduce inefficiencies with our standalone planning and optimization solution that works in concert with your existing planning ecosystem.
Plug and Play Optimizer
Reduce inefficiencies with our plug and play optimizer for your existing infrastructure, that improves planning logic without (visible) ecosystem changes.
SmartRouting, provided as a cloud managed service (MSaaS) is a perfect fit for transportation companies managing the utilization and routing of assets.
Take the first step in optimizing the supply chain and start delivering business value.
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Challenges in Landside Logistics
We know you try to reach the optimum and most efficient use of valuable resources, whether these are people, products or other assets. But on your journey meeting the objectives, we also know you will have to battle these core challenges:
- Short delivery windows
- Dynamic compartments
- Time slots constraints
- Variation in capacity
- Delivery location
The planner is responsible for creating a plan, and hence the planner should always be in control. In our view, the first step is to create an environment in which the planner will have full transparency as to the current state of the planning. Due to a large number of planning variables, the optimal solution is highly dependent on soft, heuristic knowledge of expert planners & the availability of scattered, diffuse planning information.
Let Ab Ovo help you create the optimal outbound plan, calculate different planning scenario’s and provide insights into all outbound logistics. We will help you solve these puzzles and ensure you take the right planning decisions.
Landside Logistics – Use Cases
A glimpse into our use cases for landside logistics divided into operational use cases and use cases for advanced analytics.
- Optimal route & load/unload planning
- Intermodal planning
- Synchromodal planning
Automated damage detection
Camera footage to scan cargo and trucks for damage detection and automatic administration
Data driven contracting
Flexible contracting based on actual data for a better fit with operations
Self learning demand planning
Predict demand based on self learning models that learn directly from the day-to-day situation
Interactive and advanced dashboarding that allow monitoring of the data ambition
Landside Logistics Solutions
Made for You
We enable you to optimize your supply chain in the dynamic world of complex (intermodal) planning puzzles. Our solutions provide the answer to many of your challenges such as the need for optimal route & load/unload planning or optimizing outbound planning.
We have developed solutions supporting you with special requirements in the supply chain – which are not covered by traditional optimization tools. With our industry knowledge and best practices we ensure business value by reducing costs and increase profit margins. We dare to say that we stimulate growth and sustainability with our strong predictive & prescriptive analytics capabilities.
Valuable insights for better decision making.
DELMIA Quintiq Platinum Partner
DELMIA Quintiq (part of Dassault Systèmes) is a leader in delivering state-of-the-art supply chain planning and optimization solutions that help customers reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve bottom-line results. DELMIA Quintiq and Ab Ovo have an extensive shared history. We are both innovative leaders in rail, aviation, maritime, manufacturing, retail, and logistics. Ab Ovo is one of DELMIA Quintiq’s longest-standing and most experienced partners. For more information, visit DELMIA Quintiq.
Our Solutions – Your Benefits
We focus on people, process and technology that deliver you a solution with tangible results in the first year and help you transform over time. Our engagements are set up in such a way that we analyze your needs to define what value it will bring in the end. After our analysis we deploy a solution with a 100% fit to your business processes. And probably most important, we bring consultants to the table with real experience.
We begin each project with defining the strategy for the value we can bring to our customers. For landside logistics these include:
- Faster delivery of products
- Reduction of delivery costs
- Better utilization of workforce
- Reduction of transportation costs
- Improvement of the quality and reliability of the planning
Education & Training
We guide and train our customers through their project every step of the way. We provide the necessary training and assistance to our customers so they can get the best use from the solution or project provided to them.
Customer Support & Satisfaction
We do not leave our customers unattended after the project has ended. We provide support after the Implementation and 95% of our customers have support contracts with us to provide any future assistance. We don’t outsource our support to a call center, we have actual experts knowing your business, looking carefully at how to address your issue. During our projects our focus is on customer satisfaction and this stays our focus while we support you.
We support our customers in the digital transformation of their business operations. Data driven decision support is our company’s heartbeat and we deliver clarity by digitizing decision processes with extensive supply chain expertise, our smart technology and our skilled analytical team.
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