Industrial People

Helping deliver maximum productivity

The industrial transport and distribution process is driven by the pressure to meet your customers’ deadlines. Our experience and local knowledge lets you meet every promise to every customer.

Inbound to production

Operating production plants in the industrial sector is orchestrated to meet the production rhythms of your final customers and deliver promised levels of service. Your inbound supply chain must respond promptly to changes in product specifications and the volatility of customer demand. This can require countless stock keeping units from thousands of suppliers.

 

The complexity of industrial logistics is stressed by the need to keep production costs under strict control. With razor-thin margins, efficiency is everything. Your production line needs to run like clockwork.

We can improve your industrial supply chain, including:

 

  • 2-4% reduction in inventory pipeline costs with faster and more reliable delivery
  • Up to 60% reduction in likelihood of line stoppage due to transport-related issues
  • 3-6% increase in planning productivity by improving plant receiving, sequencing and materials management functions
  • Up to 50% reduction in administration costs of handling multiple carriers for emergency shipments

Our service

  • On 92% of lanes we are faster or equal to the competition on the road
  • We deliver to 20% more destinations in Europe within 48 hours by road
  • Our road network is optimised for parcels and pallets up to 1000 kg
  • We can offer more options for first- and last-mile delivery

Our people

  • We have 6 times more specialist desks than our closest competitor, with better local planning capabilities leading to 2-5% better service performance.
  • We have no internal divisions, so we can offer multiple modes of transport and the widest range of services via a single point of contact.

Finished goods

We understand the complexity of distribution networks for industrial products. Employing multiple decoupling points and served by multiple carriers, these distribution networks offer limited visibility, are vulnerable to disruption, and complicate inventory management.That is why we offer you reach, speed and transparency of distribution — powered by TNT’s European road network and complemented by our ability to combine this with dedicated first- and last-mile delivery. With market-leading expertise, our industrial people ensure your customers and channel partners receive their orders exactly when they need them.

 

We can improve your industrial supply chain, including:

 

  • 2-5% reduction in inventory pipeline costs with faster and more reliable delivery
  • Up to 30% reduction in likelihood of failed delivery penalties due to transportation related issues
  • 3-10% reduction in loss of sales by improving product availability
  • Up to 40% reduction in administration costs by handling less carriers

Our service

  • On 92% of lanes we are faster or equal to the competition on the road
  • We deliver to 20% more destinations in Europe within 48 hours by road
  • Our road network is optimised for parcels and pallets up to 1000 kg
  • We can offer more options for first- and last-mile delivery

Our people

  • Our industrial service desk has better local planning capabilities, leading to 1.5% better service performance.
  • Our dedicated industrial team proactively monitors shipments from collection to delivery, activates service recovery (if necessary), and provides you with complete visibility over the shipping process.

Get in touch with our Industrial People