Gati Kintetsu Express (Gati KWE), a joint venture (JV) company between Hyderabad-based Gati and Kintetsu World Express of Japan, has chosen IBM Commerce to help online retailers meet the rising consumer demand for efficient delivery of products. With IBM Commerce, Gati - KWE can anticipate the high demand for the most popular gift items based on analytic insights that examine past buying behavior. With this insight, they can alert stakeholders that they will require increased inventory to meet market demands without delays. This ensures effective use of inventory and visibility into order cycle times, giving their customers the best buying experience possible while meeting their higher delivery expectations.
Gati KWE, based in Hyderabad, whose delivery network includes air, road and rail, operates a fleet of 3,500 vehicles with more than 3,000 business partners across India. To manage an increasing volume of business with a multitude of retailers, Gati KWE tapped into IBM Commerce capabilities to better integrate and coordinate the complex and time-sensitive flow of products from warehouse to store to home.
Gati is a leading player in express distribution and logistics and operates through two divisions - Express Distribution & Supply Chain (EDSC) and Coast- to-Coast (C2C) division. It also operates two container yards at Chennai and Port Blair which increases capability and provides for efficient handling of the cargo.