A multinational forwarder corporation designates Chief CCX to enhance operational efficiency and seize the advantages for global layout
In recent years, the air cargo industry has made great progress in improving automation and data transmission efficiency. With the high economic growth, air freight forwarding is becoming more and more important. This trend continues to evolve. Meanwhile, global air freight forwarders are more actively seeking opportunities for transformation, hoping that freight import and export services and logistics management services to be cloud-based, so as to improve operational efficiency and achieve cost reduction through high-secure network transmission and sharing.
The clients of Chief Cloud eXchange Center, shorted for CCX, include domestic and foreign enterprises and span across a variety of different industries. Among our clients, a well-known multinational forwarding company established for nearly 50 years is the first to adopt cloud services and rapidly expands its global footprint to provide customers comprehensive services and also create a sound foundation for globalization.
Frequent disconnection of the internet increases operational risks and costs
After several years of rapid growth, the company has become one of the largest forwarding companies in the world. It has numerous service points and agents around the globe.
The IT manager mentioned that, in order to achieve the goal of globalization, we are constantly looking for a solution that is able to reduce costs and even better than traditional logistics management methods. Therefore, in order to facilitate quick access to data around the world, they deployed the ERP system on AWS cloud platform and apply the internet to easily access to daily operation data.
However, there are many links involved in the supply chain logistics. The delivery information of goods cannot be tracked at any time due to the longer lead time. Taking the domestic terminal as an example, the container status information is uneven, and the information such as customs and commodity inspection has not been effectively integrated, which often leads to various problems such as fragmentation of information and separation of supply chain links. Especially when using IPSec networks, the connection is often unstable or even disconnected, resulting in frequent problems with the global connection to ERP system.
Improve connection quality and security to enhance operational efficiency
In order to completely solve this problem, the multinational forwarding company learned about Chief CCX service. It can not only have a stable direct connection to AWS, but also offer high security, high quality and low-latency connection. The CCX test has been carried out since the beginning of the year. After half a year of adjustment, the overall connection quality and transmission security have been greatly improved. It was officially started for service in the middle of the year.
The IT manager said that the cost of connecting to global public clouds through the International Private Lines was very expensive previously. If we would like to connect different public clouds, it requires higher cost. For now, however, by utilizing Chief CCX, it can directly connect to different public clouds through dedicated lines, which is an ideal choice to enable enterprises digital transformation and cloudification.
Cross-cloud architecture to enable enterprises the one-stop shopping service
The IT manager also indicated that through the cross-cloud architecture of CCX, we can connect to various cloud platforms by simply leasing a local loop circuit connected to Chief IDC. It saves the cost for another circuit or even more dedicated circuits. This one-stop shopping service helps avoid dealing with multiple service providers and also overcome the aforementioned networking challenges.
“There are three advantages of Chief CCX, including cost-efficient, security and high efficiency, which benefits the operation efficiency and global layout. In the future, our company will continue to expand the service points. Chief CCX will be the best choice.” said the IT manager.
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