SGL Europe

case studies


Examples of solving complex transport and storage situations. If you have any specific requirements or cargo transportation projects, do not hesitate to contact us.

Examples of complex shipping and storage situations can be found here.

LONG TERM SPECIAL CARGO


OUTSSOURCING FOR COST EFFECTIVE LOGISTICS

The shipbuilder decided to turn to a logistics expert who would ensure the transport of ship parts and accessories for the building of two complete cruise ships for the coming period of three years. He found that SGL Europe could provide the cost-effective and timely deliveries.

OUR SOLUTION

We arranged many terms for the shipping of all parts by the sea and air for the entire period of three years.
We visited individual suppliers to get data on delivery dates, weights and requirements for packaging. Before transportation of large parts, we did the control by each supplier to be sure that everything was prepared.
Larger parts were carried by container ships with the special equipment for the safe movement.
We also provided expert supervision over the entire supply chain and developed a website designed for information on cargo movements and the shipbuilding process.

RESULTS AND BENEFITS

SGL Europe ensured that:
  • The customer had a timely and secure delivery to the place of delivery for a period of three years
  • All equipment and parts had been delivered correctly and safely to avoid costly outages or damage to cargo
  • Customers, suppliers and transport providers had a dedicated website to truck all information. Through safe and expert logistics everything went smoothly, as planned and without unnecessary downtime

Deliveries were at a designated time in the Japanese yard.
If you have any specific requirements or freight transport projects, do not hesitate to contact us.

EFFICIENT TRANSPORT OF BEVERAGES


ONE STOP SHOP FOR TOTAL LOGISTIC SOLUTIONS

A major global producer of alcoholic beverages wished to outsource its logistics operations. The producer was also looking for more cost-effective ways to distribute its products to Europe, North Africa and the Middle east. He found that SGL Europe offers the best solution.

OUR SOLUTION

Storage:
  • after our analysis of the warehouse we introduced more efficient management procedure of warehouse management
Improvements:
  • Regular checks on the quantity and quality of their inventory
  • First-in-first-out warehouse management
  • Clear storage marking to ensure the separation of goods with different expiration date
  • Marking the expiration date to indicate goods, which need to be moved first
  • Multiple checks to the warehouse annually
Transport:
  • We designed a solution that included the best way through our global network and other partners around the world

RESULTS AND BENEFITS

The company benefited from our One Stop Shop approach that helped to provide solutions in relation to warehouse management, logistics consultancy and goods transportation of land and sea to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

The company tracked stocks and first-in-first-out procedures in real time. All goods are distributed with consideration to its expiration dates, so there are no outdated stocks. More organized warehouse space and regular inventory control leads to more efficient work.

Improvements have been reflected in all transport systems and nowadays the company effectively transports its products to 20 countries in the European Union and 7 countries outside Europe.