Clients in the automotive industry choose SPOT because it supports process automation with system-driven workflows and provides transparency along the supply chain.
Just-in-Time (JIT) and Just-in-Sequence (JIS) processes play an important role in the automotive industry as components are costly and cannot be stocked in large quantities. SPOT provides automated workflows to ensure that your delivery schedules, deadlines and required quantities are met. Customizable, system-driven reminders and alerts inform you when complications arise or deadlines for milestones are missed.
Since many suppliers and forwarders are involved in the procurement process, it is often difficult to get the right information to the right parties at the right time. The SPOT Messenger centralizes communication to keep all parties up to date regardless of time zones.
Components tend to be bulky, which poses a challenge for forwarders. SPOT Instructions simplifies coordination and communication by pointing out transport requirements when the transport order is submitted.
An automotive manufacturer with over 1,500 employees and production and warehousing facilities in Austria had set up a supply network consisting of more than 320 suppliers in Europe and Asia. The wide variety of different items and suppliers led to an increasing amount of complexity and a lack of transparency in all areas from order placement to final delivery...
The right quality in the right quantity and at the right time – these are the main logistics requirements of the automotive industry.
Automated workflows ensure that your delivery processes run smoothly and on schedule. System-driven reminders and alerts can be customized to inform you when complications arise.
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From air to sea, from road to parcel carrier – all modes of transport are covered in one platform. Integration with your desired carrier for transport orders, document management and status updates is supported by state-of-the-art technology via RESTful API.
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Measure the delivery performance of your suppliers, view landed costs on item level, or let us know what KPIs you want to measure to steer your business. Our Business Intelligence Unit can provide you with custom reports and statistics tailored exactly to your requirements.
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Get informed whenever complications arise or deadlines are missed by system-driven reminders and alerts that can be customized to your needs and procurement processes.
Interaction with many different parties throughout the supply chain means that it can be difficult to get the right information at the right time and keep all parties updated in spite of time differences and language barriers.
SPOT Messenger provides an efficient tool for centralized communication and information whether you are talking about a whole shipment or just a single item.
SPOT Tracking gives your planners and purchasing staff access to all necessary information and status updates. Users can view tracking info at any time or be notified in case of deviations.
Access delivery schedules with the latest updates from your supplier at any time using SPOT Documents.
Suppliers, carriers, logistics partners and your staff on one platform
Real-time information on item level
Maximize delivery reliability and optimize transport utilization