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Reach your Goal faster with Recipes for Success: AXIT publishes Best Practices for the Management of logistical Processes

10-10-2014 06:47 PM CET | Logistics & Transport

Press release from: Axit AG

Reach your Goal faster with Recipes for Success: AXIT publishes

AXIT AG has published a series of recipes for success which allow companies to control delivery chains in the best possible way. The basis for the publication of the best practice scenarios are 2,500 IT projects which the operator of the cloud-based IT platform AX4 has realized with customers from industry, trade and logistics within the past 15 years.

“Our analysis has found that in managing cross-company logistical processes there are always recurring typical challenges. It is for the best and most efficient solutions for these frequently recurring challenges that we have compiled reference processes”, says Frauke Heistermann, member of AXIT’s management.

The best practices recommended by AXIT ensure smooth cooperation in cross-company networks and thus ensure stable and reliable supply. “Projects which are realized based on these best practices can be implemented within a few weeks, reduce the investment risk and lead to savings for the customer in a very short time”, explains Heistermann. The knowledge stored in reference processes shows “that IT can be not only a supporter but also a driver for new and innovative processes along the supply chain.”

Among AXIT’s process recommendations which can be requested free of charge you can find, among others, descriptions for shippers on the controlling of their distribution and procurement processes with forwarders and suppliers as well as recommendations for logistics providers for common shipment and delivery chain management with their customers.

In general, all the best practices published by AXIT are based on a methodology which allows companies to quickly and easily integrate involved partners with logistics projects, to harmonize cross-company processes and at the same time to gain a degree of flexibility which allows users to react flexibly to changed requirements.

The best practices recommended by AXIT are based on the applications which have been continuously brought to perfection over the years and on the dialogue with 150,000 AX4 users. Interested shippers and logistics providers can copy and use the presented best practices in a straightforward way. “We support companies in selecting the appropriate application with workshops and trainings”, promises Heistermann.

At www.axit.de/en/best-practices there is a list of currently available best practices by AXIT. They can be requested free of charge directly there or via mail at info@axit.de.

AXIT is a specialist for cloud-based IT solutions for the management of cross-company logistics processes. With AX4 the company runs the industry’s leading logistics platform used by more than 150,000 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 130. Many well-known companies can be found among the customers, including BASF, Audi, Ford, Deutz, dm Drogeriemarkt, Schmitz Cargobull, Wöhrl, BAT from industry and retail sector as well as more than 2,000 carriers and logistic service providers as DB Schenker, DHL, Panalpina, Rhenus, CargoLine and GO!.

True to the motto “Supply Chain Management at the Push of a Button” more than one million shipment data is exchanged via the cloud-based logistics platform AX4 every day. Thus AX4 is one of the leading logistics platforms for the management of cross-company logistics processes. With flexible, consistent workflows AX4 informationally maps the physical flow of goods and has already been awarded several innovation awards. AX4 Open allows to flexibly adapted AX4 solutions to the customer’s ideas. According to the motto “Do IT Yourself” customers can create and manage their individual AX4 solution with this innovative tool. The advantages are obvious: Independently from the provider adaptations can be done at any time or best practice solutions can be multiplied at the push of a button.

AXIT AG connecting logistics
Nachtweideweg 1-7
D - 67227 Frankenthal
www.axit.de

Christian Wendt
Phone +49 6233 / 45943 - 119
Fax +49 6233 / 45943 - 919
E-mail christian.wendt@axit.de

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