Cost- and time-effective approach to a higher scale of service for your ecommerce business development
Selected cross-border e-commerce projects
UK to Europe
a British online retailer
Improving transit times and lowering costs in order to access the European continental market by simultaneously targeting to as few logistics partners as possible. At the same time logistics and administrative costs needed to be reduced significantly.
Learning from the consignment data base and also IT requirements of our customer it let us to analyze how consumer demands occur and purchasing process of parcel recipients are being laid out.
Coming from this experience we then negotiated with a limited number of quality suppliers across Europe and took care for a much more density of shipments per lane and destination country.
Over all we have been able to reduce relevant logistics costs of more than 20 % and transit times improved to less than 1.5 days in average.
From China to the US and Europe
an American-Chinese online retailer
Optimizing of sea and air freight from China to the USA and Europe. Analyzing a wide scale of different shipments as from not less than a mail piece up to a full container load we have stream lined all involved suppliers according to our customers individualized requirements.
Individual shipments have been pre-sorted to the different destination regions through our dedicated IT solution in China. To simplify processing, two outbound gateways were set up and return handling hubs had been established on each continent, so that return handling including inventory and costs savings had been ensured. In total, this led to a cost saving of around 3 million US dollars annually; transit times improved by an average of 4 days.
Asia to USA
a British online retailer with target market USA
Generating a better cost and service level on air freight volumes from Asia to the USA
According to USPS's 9 delivery zones in the USA, shipments had already been pre-sorted in country of origin through our IT solution prior to be shipped in order to gain best practice transit times at most achievable discounted costs from USPS.
Due to our adjustments, delivery times were improved by an average of 2.5 days and costs were reduced by almost 30 per cent.
Consolidation of shipments from the UK and USA to Europe
a British-American online marketplace
Reducing logistics costs and optimize transit times from the US and UK into 20 European countries.
Consolidation of volumes destinated to Europe by bundling a limited number of delivery partners in order to achieve significant cost savings and swifter transit.
Our task was to harmonize all available logistics systems on behalf of our customer such as Air, Sea, Road, Rail, Parcels by injecting the appropriate volume into any of these systems at the right time, at the right place, the right quantity and at best costs.
As a result, logistics costs were reduced by a total of 2 million euros per year and transit times were improved by an average of 1.5 days.
By operating a worldwide network of selected and long-term logistics partners, MRU is glad to offer you a wide range of international packet and parcel services at a high-quality standard and best cost to help you growing your cross-order e commerce business all over the world.