Against a backdrop of increasing demand volatility, dynamic market developments and growing competition, businesses in FMCG need to focus on reducing costs today to remain competitive tomorrow.
As an expert in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric has a global presence with more than 135,000 employees in over 100 countries and regions. With leading energy and automation digital solutions for its customers, the company aims to empower all to make the most of energy and resources by bridging progress and sustainability.
Around the world, vehicle manufacturers are faced with the challenge of ensuring the smooth and efficient transformation from conventional drive systems to new ones.
HelloFresh, the world's leading supplier of meal kits, selected 4flow to rapidly increase distribution center output and stabilize production and supply chain processes. By working together with the 4flow consulting team, the necessary process restructuring was quickly achieved. In just four weeks, throughput increased by 25% and efficiency by 10%.
Successful aftersales service is the key to long-term customer relationships and satisfaction, particularly when it comes to high-quality machinery and systems. Each delay in the provision of spare parts can quickly have significant effects.
Many hidden champions and medium-sized businesses are faced with the daily challenge of planning, managing and dynamically optimizing their transportation and supply chain processes while simultaneously keeping costs down. Together with 4flow, the automotive supplier BOS is making its global supply chain network sustainably fit for the future.
Together with BSH Home Appliances (BSH), 4flow developed a traffic concept to consider future production capacities and the corresponding supply chain volume for BSH’s Home Appliance Park in Chuzhou, China.
Automotive manufacturer Opel/Vauxhall has collaborated with 4flow since 2011 to optimize its European transportation network for spare parts. To achieve this, Opel/Vauxhall has implemented a comprehensive digitization strategy.
As consultant and provider of software and 4PL services, 4flow collaborated with Bosch to analyze as-is processes and develop and implement a new strategy for globally standardized and integrated transportation management.
ENGEL, one of the global leaders in injection-molding machine manufacturing, worked together with 4flow consulting to develop a strategy study for a make-or-buy decision for ENGEL’s spare parts business – and thereby developed a strategy for securing this business for the future.
Together with Continental Automotive Holding Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, 4flow identified processes that were suitable for RPA automation and successfully implemented a pilot test. After only 2 weeks from the start of the project, it was possible to increase the efficiency of automated processes by more than 20%.
In just 18 months, the globally operating agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO worked with 4flow to digitize its inbound supply chain. For their innovative overall concept, AGCO and 4flow received the German Award for Supply Chain Management.