Case Study: Non-Metallic Mineral Manufacturing


nonmetallic mineral manufacturing

($500 million revenue)

business challenge

to identify near term, specific opportunities to reduce transportation costs


transportation analysis

descriptive • diagnostic • predictive analytics
supply chain • finance • sales

data governance • segmented analysis into inbound, inter-facility and outbound to dive deep into transportation costs for savings opportunities

  • $2 million

    savings opportunity identified from low cost carrier selection

  • $1.3 million

    savings opportunity identified from carrier consolidation

  • $2.1 million

    savings opportunity identified from applying discount to high volume lanes

  • $400 thousand

    savings opportunity identified from shipping directly from plant instead of going through a Distribution Center

The results illustrated in this case study are specific to the particular situations, business models, data input, and computing environments described herein. Each Competitive Insights (CI) customer’s experience is unique based on business and technical variables and all statements must be considered non-typical. Actual savings, results, and performance characteristics will vary depending on individual customer configurations and conditions. CI does not guarantee or represent that every customer will achieve similar results.