CASE STUDY    STÄDTLER LOGISTIK FOR SUEZ

SUEZ – AWARDING RECYCLABLES TRANSPORTS WITH TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM LP2

Industry: Transport of recyclables & recycling
Product: LP2 / LPOnline / WebPublishing

SUEZ Deutschland GmbH is the fourth largest private waste management company in Germany. Their subsidiary SUEZ Service GmbH organizes the transport of about 1,250,000 tons of recyclables per year with more than 650 external transport service providers. Significant adminis­trative effort in assigning the transports required efficient ERP-integrated software support.

Recycling is a key issue with regard to the future—the recovery of raw materials from waste is becoming increa­singly important, especially for a country like Germany that is poor in raw materials. As a subsidiary of SUEZ Deutschland GmbH, SUEZ Service GmbH organizes the transport of around 1,250,000 tons of recyclable materials per year from collection points to recovery points in industry, using more than 650 external forwar­ding service providers.

Across Germany, waste is sorted and recyclable materials are separated by type in state-of-the-art sorting facili­ties. These materials require recycling so that they can be used to produce new raw materials. At SUEZ, material flow managers take care of the commer­ciali­zation of recyclable materials such as plastics, glass, metal, paper to industrial recyclers, but also of trans­porting residual waste to thermal recycling plants, where energy is generated from these residues …

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