CASE Studies

Container Freight Station

The Challenge Running a CFS operations require clear coordination and process driven operational efficiency between multiple stake holders. Factories, freight forwarders, CFS facilities as well as the buyers need to work in close coordination in order to ensure error free operations. Day to day operations can be intense with the significant volumes, multiple SKU’s and…

Supply of Raw Material to BOI Factories

The Challenge Delivery of raw materials to manufacturing facilities on a timely manner is a crucial part of managing the inward supply chain. It becomes even more critical when you deal with the garment industry where factories work on the just in time principles. A late delivery will create factory idle times costing money, time…

Cross Dock Solutions

The Challenge Trading is a fundamental economic concept involving the buying and selling of goods and services which complements global supply chains. Essentially, cross-docking removes the “storage” link of the supply chain which act as a platform to hide the supply chain contributors and hide the key supply chain stakeholders. The metal industry traders just…

Temperature Controlled Storage

The Challenge Some commodities require specific or controlled atmosphere, temperature or humidity level to be stored. These type of sensitive cargo require a lot of care in handling to make sure the quality is delivered to the end client. Apart from maintaining such storage and handling standards, reduced lead time, cost and ease of doing…

Pick & Pack Opeations

The Challenge In the previous business model, each manufacturer separately shipped out cargo to the relevant Distribution Center (DC) at the Retail Region (located in EU and UK). At the DC, quality checking, picking and packing was carried out based on demand at each retail outlet and distribution was arranged accordingly. Main challenges faced Lead…

Garments on Hanger

Business Model This client’s business model is based on consolidation of garments sourced out of Asian suppliers to be consolidated at the Free Zone. Goods arrive in Flat Pack and GOH form and are subjected to a QC process to cover size, colour and quantity. Advantis Free Zone also undertakes specialized processes such as flat…

Country / Customer Specific Value Additions

The Challenge A large quantity of beer intended for the original market had been incorrectly labeled at the origin. This left the client with no choice but to send the goods back to the origin or to divert the goods which would result in significant losses. Solution OfferedAn innovative solution where the goods were diverted…

Project Cargo

The Challenge The client required a temporary storage solution for servicing Project Cargo equipment which had pending requirements from its construction site. Furthermore the nature of the equipment was such that they can be only serviced in hubs or duty free warehouses. Solution Offered Import of Project Cargo in to Free Zone in multiple specialized…

Supply of Lubricant Oil to Ship

The Challenge The client requirement was based on importing liquid oil (None DG) in Flexi Tanks and redistributing the content in barrels. Traditional process encountered utilization issues and negative impact on the environment. The procedure also incurred additional costs and eventually the operational cost increased significantly. These challenges made the entire operation a cumbersome process…

Regional Warehousing

The Challenge One of the largest tire manufactures in the island was looking for options to expand their reach of the global market. This client was locally manufacturing a large number of tyres (SKUs) using the available tyre molds. However, to expand the market reach, the client needed to expand the number of SKU’s they…