WEIG Group Selects Sixfold Real-Time Visibility to Support ‘Driven by Care’ Initiative
Sixfold platform to improve customer service by proactively informing WEIG customers of shipment delivery status
VIENNA, AUSTRIA (Tuesday, July 16, 2019) – Sixfold, Europe’s leading provider of real-time predictive visibility of shipments across the supply chain, today announces that the WEIG Group has become the latest customer to join its fast-expanding secure data visibility network. WEIG Group, a major supplier of carton board, printed folding carton and plasterboard liner, chose Sixfold to support its new “Driven by Care” initiative for real-time visibility of customer shipments.
WEIG seeks to increase customer service to gain competitive advantage and drive significant improvements in its internal processes with Sixfold’s real-time visibility platform.
"Real-time visibility of shipments will enable WEIG’s customers to better manage their daily operations and be pre-informed of critical delivery status details of their shipments,” says Roland Rex, Head of Customer Focus and Business Development, WEIG Karton. “With the Sixfold platform, we can drive significant internal efficiencies by streamlining the loading process with ETA information directly linked with our time management system. The automatic delivery tool of the platform will also trigger the automatic carrier payment process.”
“Automation of WEIG’s mundane, time-consuming and repetitive tasks enabled by the Sixfold visibility platform will deliver substantial cost savings and drive greater efficiencies through process improvements and digitization,” adds Wolfgang Woerner, Sixfold’s CEO. “The seamless integration of Sixfold with Transporeon transport management system will ensure the fastest time to value possible.”
About WEIG Group
WEIG is an internationally-active group of companies with a focus on paper and board. In order to actively shape the future, we manage a comprehensive network with own packaging companies, paper/cardboard factories and recycling service providers together with external partners from industry, services and sciences. We have a broad level of expertise and provide reliability through the integration of consecutive value creation levels.
Sixfold enables shippers and carriers to receive accurate delivery estimates of shipments in real-time. Carriers seamlessly integrate their telematics systems with the Sixfold platform, which in turn lets trusted shippers know where their shipments are and when they will arrive with zero manual work from either of the parties. Sixfold is one of Europe’s leading real-time visibility platforms for Europe’s supply chain. Up to Euros 500 million of goods are shipped each day using the Sixfold platform to help customers in all sectors gain business advantage and to better plan their operations.