Case Studies

Unyson Customers

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Toys R Us

Unyson designed a crossdock solution for Toys R Us after it became apparent they needed to explore alternative LTL solutions to ensure their supply chain continued to run at an optimal level.


Business Challenge:
  • Standardizing processes across 10 distribution centers and risk from utilizing a single LTL carrier network-wide

Unyson Solution:
  • Domestic crossdock operations, optimization & consolidation of all shipments across the LTL shipment network

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Big Lots

With over 1,500 stores throughout the United States and Canada, Big Lots is North America’s premier broadline closeout retailer.


Business Challenge:
  • Big Lots needed a strong partner to manage and implement change across their vast network
Unyson Solution:
  • Complete inbound, outbound, import supply chain management as well as network visibility, integrated web tools and dashboard reporting

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Western Container

Western Container operates in a just-in-time environment and needed an outside solution to meet their extremely high on-time delivery percentage requirements.


Business Challenge:
  • Improve visibility to actual on-time delivery performance and transition freight payment to a third party.
Unyson Solution:
  • Assumed all freight payment responsibilities and provided on-time delivery reports along with 24/7 customer support.

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Harbor Freight Tools

Harbor Freight Tools needed the best possible freight rates while maintaining a high level of on-time delivery to keep labor costs down at the store level.


Business Challenge:
  • Creative solutions to decrease freight costs and 24/7 tracking with one centralized point of contact
Unyson Solution:
  • Unyson on-site representation at both distribution centers with a track and trace call center and lowered costs through carrier RFP process

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Buckman

Buckman is a global specialty chemicals manufacturer that needed LTL, TL and Bulk network management with value added solutions.


Business Challenge:
  • Ineffective avenues of data management and reporting, multiple source transportation network and a large quantity of TL and LTL carriers
Unyson Solution:
  • Providing data reporting through dashboards, Tableau, and other reports, controlling carrier management, leveraging the Unyson network to reduce costs

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Global Industrial

Global Industrial needed to streamline operations and reduce freight costs in order to pass on savings to their customers.


Business Challenge:
  • Managing thousands of vendors and passing savings along to the final customer
Unyson Solution:
  • Management of vendor direct shipments through Unyson's web order portal and using dashboard technology to report root cause analysis to cut freight costs

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WD-40

WD-40 Company was looking for a third party solution for their entire LTL, TL, IML, BULK, and pre- carriage spend. They wanted increased visibility to their annual spend along with continuous improvements throughout the entire domestic market.


Business Challenge:
  • Increased visibility to over 500 unique customers, product line knowledge for maximized modal conversions, improve inefficiencies for consolidations
Unyson Solution:
  • Developed multi-modal solutions for LTL, TL, IML, Bulk and Pre-carriage, provided detailed reporting for increased visibility and found consolidation and conversion opportunities

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