Integrated Logistics Solutions
 
Reimagine Logistics to Meet Business Demand
 
Reimagine Logistics to Meet Business Demand.
Transform your logistics processes, build digital agility to deliver customer delight, improve cost and revenue and strategically manage supply chain assets with Birlasoft's future-ready Integrated Logistics Solutions.
Birlasoft brings the right combination of industry experience and Oracle knowledge to deliver hassle-free logistics solutions. Birlasoft's Integrated Logistics Solutions are designed to streamline supply chain process and help Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, NVOCC/Liners, Ship Owning and Operations companies experience value realization through digital transformation.
 
The volatility in the business environment, the advent of new technologies, and the uncertain global economy impact the logistics industry. Today's competitive logistics business is all about delivering greater customer value at a lower cost while managing razor-thin margins.
The modern dynamic supply chain poses unique challenges for logistics solution providers, Freight Forwarders, NVOCC/Liners, and Ship Owning and Operations who need fast, cost-effective solutions to manage service levels.
Challenges Across Logistics Verticals
Contract Logistics
  • Optimal load, route planning
  • Optimal utilization of warehouses
  • Task and resource planning
  • Manpower planning in warehouse
  • Enabling barcode based transactions
  • Managing value added services
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Driver management
  • Dry and cold warehousing
  • Collaboration with external service providers
  • Fleet monitoring
Freight Forwarding
  • Profitability per transaction
  • Duplication of data entry
  • Credit control
  • Collaboration between shipper & consignee
  • Compliance to taxation
  • Buyers consolidation
  • Central buying and procurement of services (Aggregation and volume discount within group)
  • Simulation of route/mode planning to meet required due dates from customer
NVOCC/Liners
  • Container tracking inventory management
  • Container tracking and placement based on annual plan
  • What if scenario planning
  • Capturing all cost elements across legs
  • Turnaround time with in time lock
  • Container maintenance and repairs
  • Minimize empty container movement
  • Operational tasks and visibility for agencies
  • Management of GSA for agents
  • Detention and demurrages
Ship Owning and Operations
  • Managing process life cycle for JV, slot swap/purchase, independent operations
  • Cost, revenue and operational tracking for each voyage – vessel voyage profitability
  • Management of GSA for agents
  • Optimal utilization of available capacity/slots
  • Effective rate management for domestic (Per Ton) and EXIM (Per TeU)
  • Collaborations with inhouse and external agencies in various sectors
Integrated Logistics Solution
Reimagine logistics to meet business demand.
Birlasoft offers integrated logistics solutions which address the challenges faced across logistics verticals. Our solutions are designed using latest technologies to help Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, NVOCC/Liners, Ship Owning and Operations companies experience value realization through a digital transformation.
 
Contract Logistics Solution
An integrated solution which enables logistics service providers to become more agile, smart and quick.
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Contract Logistics Solution
An integrated solution which enables logistics service providers to become more agile, smart and quick. Our cloud-based solution is fully integrated and comprehensive, covering complete transportation and warehouse logistics activities.
Transportation - Order management, shipment planning and Execution, track and trace, rate management, fleet management, customer billing.
Warehousing Logistics - Space occupancy, Owned / Rented warehouse utilization, inbound / outbound and storage.
 
Value Proposition
Integrated
Integrated
Seamlessly connected multiple best breed solutions for LSPs covering logistics and WMS functions
Intelligent
Intelligent
Optimized route and capacity planning, automatic driver assessment and fleet utilization, rule based and system driven receiving/ put away and picking ware house activities
Comprehensive
Comprehensive
Cover activities from transportation, w/h till customer billing functions
Meaningful
Meaningful
Advanced analytics using Fusion Transportation Intelligence(FTI) and Oracle WMS BI
Key Features
  • Fully integrated cloud-based solution to manage transportation along with warehousing services
  • Real-time tracking of SCM assets ( Trailers/Power Units, Shipments)
  • Optimized Driver assignment and fleet utilization
  • Fully configurable system-generated rates covering different scenarios
  • Driver Mobile Application for POD & other tracking events
  • Meaningful insights using FTI and Oracle WMS BI
  • Dock assignment and Improved utilization
  • Rule-based and system-driven receiving, put away and picking warehousing activities
  • Mobile application to perform warehousing operations for accuracy and productivity
  • 3PL Warehouse Billing (handing in/out & storage)
  • Centralized billing for transportation and warehousing
Freight Forwarding Solution
An integrated solution for freight forwarders provides platform for efficient omnichannel delivery, effective collaboration.
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Freight Forwarding Solution
An integrated solution for freight forwarders provides platform for efficient omnichannel delivery, effective collaboration with all stakeholders, end-to-end shipment visibility for internal business as well for your customers, partners and vendors.
Value Proposition
Visible
Visible
End-to-end shipment visibility for internal business as well for customers, partner and vendors
Intelligent
Intelligent
Automated scheduling and execution of shipments. Trans-shipment scenario simulation
Meaningful
Meaningful
User role specific dashboard to monitor KPI and exceptions
Smart
Smart
Job costing and comparison between planned, provisional and actual profit
Key Features
  • Enquiry and Customer Quotation process in CPQ (Approval process based on Gross Profit threshold)
  • Managing air freight, sea freight, truckload, multimodal, value addition services like customs, handling operations in OTM
  • Online carrier booking through INTTRA
  • Real time container tracking and event updates from shipping lines
  • Real time vessel schedule update from carriers
  • Online IGM and EGM filling with Dubai and Indian customs
  • Integration with Desecrates for AMS declarations
  • Integration with Desecrates for filling ISF declarations
  • System to system integration for orders and status updated between multiple entities of Freight forwarding division
  • Managing console shipments and its cost allocation
  • User role specific dashboard to monitor KPI and exceptions
  • Job costing and comparison between planned, provisional and actual profit
  • Managing different types of Bill of Lading in shipping lines
  • Simulate the Trans-shipment scenario by enabling Trans-Shipment desk
NVOCC/Liners Solution
An integrated solution built on Oracle fusion application and platform to manage the end-to-end NVOCC/Liners processes and collaboration effectively.
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NVOCC/Liners Solution
An integrated solution built on Oracle fusion application and platform to manage the end-to-end NVOCC/Liners processes and collaboration effectively.
Value Proposition
Integrated
Integrated
Seamlessly connected with profitability across line of business covering volume and revenue
Intelligent
Intelligent
Optimized route and capacity planning, automatic shipments with better resource planning and utilization across business lines
Collaborative
Collaborative
Effective collaboration with agencies, partners and vendors. Single source of truth across all line of business
Meaningful
Meaningful
Insightful real time dashboards available on all device
Key Features
  • Real time visibility & communication with all the entities on the jobs
  • Enabling internal as well as external agency operations on one platform for seamless collaboration
  • What if scenario planning (budget v/s actual)?
  • Capturing all cost elements across legs: Pricing decision through dashboard by different parameter. (Pricing decision dashboard for commercial team)
  • Turnaround time as per the vessel movement
  • Container maintenance & repairs
  • On hire and off hire container management
  • Simulation of detention and demurrages
  • Managing all export & import documents with validation and checks
  • Simulate the trans-shipment scenario by enabling trans-Shipment desk dashboard
  • Better container inventory visibility after simulating the (on hand, expected quantity, in transit quantity, budgeted quantity) as inventory rebalancing functionality
  • Generation of all the required documents & reports e.g. CRN, BL etc.
  • Enabling e-DO (delivery order) functionality considering all exceptions
  • Enable port specific EDI's for liner industry e.g. CODECCO, COARRI, EGM, IGM etc.
Ship Owning and Operations Solution
An integrated solution for ship owning and operations which helps to overcome Ship Owners/Operators to easily manage own
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Ship Owning and Operations Solution
An integrated solution for ship owning and operations which helps to overcome Ship Owners/Operators to easily manage own, on hire and off hire vessels, create profitable voyage schedules in minimal time, manage and track bunker, create budget for voyage, easily capture all revenue and cost component against vessel voyage, create accurate billing , manage purchases, inventory and other critical functions.
Value Proposition
Visible""
Visible
End to end vessel voyage and operations visibility for internal business as well for your customers, partners and vendors
Intelligent""
Intelligent
Efficiently manage and track voyage scheduling, voyage budgeting, bunker operations, and trans-shipment simulation
Meaningful
Meaningful
MIS reporting and dashboards for monitoring key parameters
Smart
Smart
Job costing and comparison between planned, the provisional, and actual profit
Key Features
  • Easy and quicker scheduling of vessel and services
  • Complete visibility of vessel voyage revenue and expenses
  • Efficient bunker tracking, management and invoicing
  • Customer portal for easy cargo booking and tracking
  • Better management of complex trans-shipment movements by simulating the trans-shipment scenario through the dashboard
  • Capturing all cost elements across legs: pricing decision through the dashboard by different parameters
  • Efficient management of own, on hire and off-hire shipping vessels
  • External and internal agency operations aligned to vessel voyages
  • Integrated solution handling different types of documentation in shipping lines
  • Reconciliation of transactions with agencies (General Statement of Accounts)
  • Managing operations through EDI's
  • Simulate the trans-shipment scenario by enabling trans-shipment desk dashboard
  • Key insights and better decision making through MIS reporting
  • Integrated billing covering various services
  • Managing purchases and inventory for ship owning business
Why Birlasoft
Right Partner shipments
Understands your industry
Deep Logistics and Transportation experience
Right sized
Right Approach
Collaboratiove and flexible approach
Responsive
Cost effective delivery model
Right Experience
History of success
Deep Oracle experience
Accelerator toolkit to reduce risk and cost
Right People
Executive commitment
Experienced team
CoE involvement
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Integrated Logistics Solutions for Contract Logistics
Integrated Logistics Solutions for Contract Logistics
Integrated Logistics Solutions for Freight Forwarding
Integrated Logistics Solutions for Freight Forwarding
Integrated Logistics Solutions for NVOCC/Liners
Integrated Logistics Solutions for NVOCC/Liners
Integrated Logistics Solutions for Ship Owning and Operations
Integrated Logistics Solutions for Ship Owning and Operations