ACC plans to cut logistics costs
ACC has a large fleet having 10,000 to 12,000 trucks manned by 18,000 to 20,000 logistic operators in 17 locations. ACC recently formed a team of 300 staffers, led by 25 logistics leaders, to manage 20,000 logistic operators. The company annually moves 6 million tonnes (mt) of goods, including 12 mt of raw material at its 17 plants in 15 remote locations.ACC implemented a logistic excellence programme at three plants Tikaria in Uttar Pradesh, Damodhar in West Bengal and Thondebhavi in Karnataka.
It is installing RFID software along with GPS on all its 12,000 vehicles.