CASE STUDY: SOLUTIONS & INNOVATIONS II

CASE STUDY: SOLUTIONS & INNOVATIONS II

INNOVATION PROJECT: MATERIAL TAGGING & TRACKING (MTT)

Overview: Customer demands item level material visibility on-site
Core elements are identification and location technologies provided by a data induction platform

CUSTOMER CHALLENGE
• No item level visibility on-site
• Not finding parts
• Control of temporary imports
• Urgent re-orders
• Multi-stock situations
• Unknown material flows

DHL SOLUTION
• Item level identification by RFID, OCR or barcode
• Item location in and out-house
• Integrated, holistic material management solution
• Item locations visualized on maps and floor plans
• Process architecture

CUSTOMER BENEFITS
• Increased productivity due to item level visibility on-site
• Stock optimization
• Less customs liabilities
• Inventory at press of a button
• Control of temporary imports
• Less urgent re-order
• Improved MRO service