A Leading Fuel Supply and Logistics Company Innovates on Azure for Digital Transformation in Logistics
Digital Transformation in Logistics for Fuel Supply and Logistics Company
About Our Customer:
Founded in 1985, our customer, a leading national fuel supply, logistics & services company, delivers over 1 billion gallons of fuel annually to customers in 47 states.
Industry: Oil & Gas, Logistics
Company Size: 500+ Employees
Revenue: $2 Billion
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Solving Inefficient Manual Processes with Digital Transformation in Logistics
1. Our customer’s vision was to leverage digital transformation in logistics as they wanted to eliminate, strengthen, or modernize their processes that are not efficient.
2. Complex and lengthy billing cycle due to paper-based and manual processing of details about their different fuel products.
3. Fuel thefts, inaccurate billing and no easy way to reconcile fuel supply vs fuel sold.
4. No clear visibility and any easy way to track the fuel distribution trucks on a job site.
Our Solution: Fully Automated IoT Solution Using Azure IoT Hub
1. To achieve Company’s vision of business transformation, Motifworks AzureSmart approach included creating a foundation by using Internet of Things (IoT) technology enabling real-time data access from Job Sites, Trucks and PLC devices.
2. The Billing Automation solution, built on Azure IoT Hub, Stream Analytics and Azure PaaS services, eliminates the need of any manual intervention at any step of the entire billing process.
3. The solution provides single-pane view into all trucks deployed at different job sites nationwide.
- Azure Cloud Platform
- Azure IoT Hub
- Stream Analytics
- Azure App Service
- Azure Functions
- Azure SQL Database
- Power BI Embedded
The End Results: Driving Automation and Data Driven Decision
1. Same day Billing and invoice generation from 7 days. Real time and Automated Update of back-end ERP resulting into minimizing revenue loss due to inaccurate calculations.
2. Live Truck statuses helps with better planning, effective utilization of Trucks and minimize downtime.
3. Through digital transformation in logistics , the customer minimized TCO and achieved faster time-to-market with automation on Azure and have laid down strong foundations to continue the digital journey.
Motifworks is a Cloud Solutions company that helps enterprises and small to midsize businesses utilize Microsoft Azure cloud services for infrastructure, application innovation and analytics.