Case Study: Paper/Wood Products Manufacturing & Distribution


paper/wood products manufacturing and distribution

($20 billion revenue)

business challenge

to identify opportunities to lower the overall outbound distribution costs while meeting all customer service objectives


transportation analysis

descriptive • prescriptive analytics
supply chain • finance

data governance • model actual costs associated with each component of the product flows

  • deeper visibility

    into financial performance

  • repeatability

    of process

  • analyzed

    Sourcing Paths by Customer / Product

  • Net Landed Cost

    Post Optimization Analysis

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.