Pharmaceuticals Manufacturer
Initial situation

  • Unacceptably high manual workload required for European freight tenders


  • Optimize processes used to control freight contracts and ratecards in Europe
  • Reduce freight costs with new tender

Agreed actions

  • Reduce the historical level of manual effort by the maximum extent practical
  • Check and approve freight invoices
  • Tender with support of Polygon eRFQ modul

Results achieved

  • Consolidated view of freight in Europe
  • Single reference for all freight contracts (including historical and offered rates)
  • Affordable checking for 100% of freight

Key data

  • 30 LSP’s in Europe
  • Freight: € 20 million p.a.
  • 12,7 % cost savings (~€2.54 Mio.)