GPS and software has helped shipping companies like UPS cut down on fuel costs. Now Kraft Foods has revealed that since 2005, the company has saved 50 million miles by streamlining its logistics operations.
Aside from using different shipping means, Kraft is also looking at
shipping smarter. That means maximizing the amount of product per
truckload and making sure trucks never travel with empty loads. The
company’s 20 largest facilities in North America use special software
to optimize truck loads, which has cut more than a million miles from