DHL Supply Chain bolsters transportation solutions with real-time freight visibility platform
DHL Supply Chain, provider of contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, continues to engage the latest technology to enhance supply chain efficiency for its customers. The newest technology for the Transportation Sector is a patented technology called MacroPoint that will give DHL the ability to provide customers with real-time shipment status updates using predictive analytics and proactive alerts within the supply chain.
The real-time freight visibility platform is just one of many technology enhancements DHL has made to its global transportation services offering. The company has also invested in technologies that provide transportation business intelligence and end-to-end supply chain visibility. They include: DHL Resilience360, an innovative cloud-based supply chain risk management platform that helps companies visualize, track and protect their business operations, and Connected View, a web portal that allows companies to query the status of shipments, warehouse orders, inventory snapshots and purchase orders.
“Our focus is on our customers and we’re constantly looking for new ways to help them simplify their transportation management and optimize their transportation costs,” said Jim Monkmeyer, President of Transportation, DHL Supply Chain. “It all boils down to a commitment to innovation. That’s how we stay ahead of shifts in the marketplace so we can help our customers think beyond today’s shipment.”
DHL Supply Chain offers comprehensive transportation management solutions, freight brokerage, dedicated fleet services and Lead Logistics Partner (LLP) capabilities around the world. DHL Supply Chain also provides customer focused solutions for a wide range of inbound, manufacturing, warehouse, distribution and outbound operations.