Our client is one of the world’s largest flour millers, with ten mills worldwide producing millions of tonnes of product per year. They coordinate grain purchases and shipping logistics globally of several thousand metric tonnes of wheat daily for their customers.
Our client’s aim was to achieve an optimal product sales portfolio and reveal opportunities to minimise costs. Planning for fluctuations in availability and cost of raw commodities, logistical constraints associated with the widespread locations of its mills, and the variety of flour products needed to service customer demand had proven a highly complex problem.
Polymathian deployed BOLT, a cloud-based supply chain optimisation decision support tool, resulting in: