29 November 2018
NexTrust Pilot 1.1: The set-up of a Multi-Supplier/Multi-Retailer Platform (MSMRP)
Case study of the LTL Multi-Supplier/Multi-Retailer Platform set up by by Project partner TRI-VIZOR
A Multi-Supplier/Multi-Retailer Platform (MSMRP) was developed and tested within Pilot 1.1 with the aim being to improve the transport and warehousing efficiencies of deliveries of suppliers to common ship-to points.
- To create transport and inventory efficiencies for both suppliers and retailers
- To improve transport and warehousing efficiencies of deliveries to common ship-to points
- The suppliers should replenish in FTL (Full Truck Load) their inventory stored at a central warehouse
- The retailers should order a mix of product from different suppliers but order in FTLs