Diligent vendor monitoring, proactive issue management and timely communication prevented additional costs from delays being incurred by the client.
Our team identified several vendors with included transportation rates that were not market competitive. HLI assumed responsibility for those shipments, providing a budget savings without effecting delivery timelines.
Cargo Management Service Total Savings: $23,415.
By collaborating simultaneously with manufacturers and the procurement firm, HLI was able to develop a logistics plan utilizing the most economic routes. This substantially reduced transportation costs and decreased delivery times by 7-14 days, depending on the vendor.
Carrier Management Service Total Savings: $45,000
HLI successfully guided the client team through the customs process, and provided expert solutions that prevented unnecessary customs delays and associated costs.
HLI adjusted the project plan to accommodate the fact that the installer had fallen behind schedule. By coordinating multiple deliveries per day, providing up to date inventory reports, and scheduling deliveries directly to the hotel as necessary, our efforts kept the client’s overall project on schedule.