By Steve Geary, DC Velocity
To address the critical issue of multiple information systems, Menlo selected One Network Enterprises’ transportation applications as the initiative’s software backbone.
“One Network’s next-generation transportation management suite was a principal component of our integrated solution proposal,” said Andy Dyer, a vice president at Menlo Worldwide Government Services and the program manager for DTCI, in prepared remarks issued in March. “Their advanced optimization capabilities, coupled with a powerful network-based architecture, will play a fundamental role in the successful deployment.”
In the first 22 weeks of operation, through the end of August, it has points on the board:
- Gross cost savings from historical baseline: 23%. The contract requirement is for 19.1% net in year three.
- Small business participation: 66% of all subcontracted activities (including purchased transportation) versus a contract requirement of 20%.
- Loss/damage-free shipments: 99.98%. The contract requirement is 98%.
- System “uptime”: 99%. The contract requirement is 99%.
- On-time pickup: 93%, trending up, with a 96% on-time pickup reported in August. The contract requirement is 96%.
- On-time delivery: 94%, trending up, with the contract requirement of 96% achieved in August.