H.J. Heinz Co.

COMPANY: H.J. Heinz Co.
SIZE OF COMPANY: 1,000 or more employees
INDUSTRY: Consumer packaged goods, food products
PRIMARY PRODUCT LINE: Ketchup, sauces, meals, soups, snacks, infant nutrition
NAME OF PROJECT: Heinz Transforms Logistics with Sterling TMS
PROJECT OBJECTIVE: To evaluate inbound and outbound processes; better understand costs and how to insource outbound transport of frozen network; ensure high reliability and minimal variability; understand total landed costs and underlying patterns of behavior; address sustainability concerns; gain end-to-end visibility for supply chain, including alerts
TECHNOLOGIES EMPLOYED: Sterling Integrator, Collaboration Network, Transportation Management System, Commerce
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/ROI: Connectivity from suppliers to customers reduced costs and improved partnerships with suppliers, carriers, and customers; on-time delivery through better collaboration; eliminated paper-based interaction; reduced planned downtime by 80%; improved visibility into transportation costs