AUTOMOTIVE

Clients in the automotive industry choose SPOT because it supports process automation with system-driven workflows and provides transparency along the supply chain.

Challenges & Solutions

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.

Case Study

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...

 

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Reminders & Alerts

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.

Communication

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.

Tracking

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.

Documentation

Access delivery schedules with the latest updates from your supplier at any time using SPOT Documents.

Collaboration

Suppliers, carriers, logistics partners and your staff on one platform

Visibility

Real-time information on item level

Cost Savings

Maximize delivery reliability and optimize transport utilization

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