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SinnLeffers Tightens Procurement Logistics - Bundling of transport orders through a single interface

08-26-2013 05:34 PM CET | Logistics & Transport

Press release from: Axit AG

SinnLeffers Tightens Procurement Logistics - Bundling

In order to be able to better control staff requirements and logistics the Hagen-based fashion store chain SinnLeffers has connected its network of suppliers and outlets to the logistics platform AX4. Timing and volumes of shipments from suppliers to the logistics center in Mülheim/Ruhr can now be determined foresightedly through AX4 since all shipment-related procurement processes run via the IT logistics platform.

Independent of locations and different IT systems the AX4 solution integrates more than 200 suppliers, the forwarders for transports of flat packed goods and hanging garments and also the SinnLeffers outlets with a single platform. „With AX4 transports from pick up at the supplier´s premises to the logistics center in Mühlheim/Ruhr and also returns from the outlets to the logistics center can be planned in a much more clearly arranged way“, reports Benjamin Dreier, team lead logistics at SinnLeffers GmbH. „Thus safety margins can be reduced and more efficient staff planning is possible.“

Instead of having to rely on imprecise predictions on the time of delivery the system transparently maps the shipments´ planning status in real time and gives more information on shipments than before. All transport orders run through the system and can be monitored by SinnLeffers through a central Control Tower. Individual shipments can be bundled reasonably and thus transport cost can be reduced. Advantage for forwarders: they no longer need to manually enter transport orders as they receive them electronically via AX4. Also returns going back to the logistics center from the outlets are handled through the platform.

About AXIT and AX4

AXIT AG is a specialist for cloud-based IT solutions for the management of cross-company logistics processes. With AX4 the company runs the industryís leading logistics platform used by more than 100,000 users from trade and industry as well as at logistics providers to control their supply chain. Founded in 1999, the AXIT AG meanwhile employs a staff of over 100. Many well-known companies can be found among the customers, including Schenker, DHL, Geodis, Panalpina, CargoLine as well as BASF, Audi, Deutz, Ford, dm drogerie-markt, BAT and OC….

True to the motto ÑSupply Chain Management at the Push of a Buttonì more than one million shipment data is exchanged via the cloud-based logistics platform AX4 every day. Thus AX4 is the most-used logistics platform for the management of cross-company logistics processes in Europe. With flexible, consistent workflows AX4 informationally maps the physical flow of goods and has already been awarded several innovation awards.

AXIT AG connecting logistics
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D - 67227 Frankenthal
www.axit.de

Public Relations / Marketing
Martina Schneider
Phone +49 6233 / 45943 - 118
Fax +49 6233 / 45943 - 918
Email Martina.Schneider@axit.de

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