Over the years, UltraTech has achieved market leadership by providing benchmark services to customers by adopting customer oriented processes at every stage, right from planning to delivery.
Through a robust logistics network of 30 plants, 500 plus warehouses and 150 plus railheads, UltraTech serves 14000 orders per day by using a mix of various logistics modes including rail, road and sea. These orders originate from 50000 plus dealers, retailers and institutional customers with lot size varying from of 1 MT to 40 MT. The key to managing such scale and complexity is the use of robust processes for planning, distribution, network design, order execution, visibility and optimal resource utilization.
UltraTech has been one of the leaders in the Indian Cement Industry in using technology to provide real time visibility across all stake holders. From our channel partners (dealers, institutional customers), service partners (handling and transporting agents, railways) and even internal functional teams, this visibility enables optimal business decisions on a daily basis.
With an eye on the future, UltraTech has implemented an RFID based Vehicle Movement System at one of its plants to monitor real-time, in-plant movement of vehicles, improve overall safety inside the plant and reduce the overall time taken within the plant for road loading.
Some of the best-in-class SCM
processes adopted by UltraTech include:
- Network optimization
- Web and mobile based order management system with real time visibility of order status
- Customer service level measurement on real time basis
- GPS based vehicle tracking system for dedicated fleet
- Automation at secondary service points like railheads and godowns
- RFID based vehicle movement system to reduce in-plant time of vehicles
Sea transport is the most economic mode of transport, especially where plants are situated near ports. UltraTech is focused on sea mode as it is safe, environment friendly & pollution free.
UltraTech has its operation on the Indian west coast with the loading terminals situated at Pipavav and Jafarabad, Gujarat. The supplies goes to Magdalla, JNPT-Mumbai, Ratnagiri, New Mangalore, Cochin and export to Sri Lanka, Persian Gulf, African continent and Far Eastern regions.
The state of the art system includes the cargo conveying and handling system as a part of the cement plant. This captive jetty handles about 5 million tonnes of captive cargoes of cement and clinker, with more than 80% berth occupancy rate.