> Success Stories
Our client list reads like the Who’s Who of American Business:
Anheuser-Busch, Dean Foods,
The Home Depot, Kimberly-Clark,
The New York Times, Shaw Industries,
Georgia-Pacific, Wal-Mart and
Coca-Cola. We also serve smaller concerns and
governments such as: The City of Asheville, City
of Atlanta, City of Fort Worth, City
of Shreveport, County of Orange, State of Texas,
and Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska. Below
is a sampling of the results that TCI has achieved for its clients:
Client: A large Fortune 500 Company
Actions: Responsible for all equipment purchases,
negotiated outsourcing program, and made significant improvements
to fleet maintenance programs.
Annual Savings: $1,800,000
Client: One of the Top 3 Manufacturers of Windows
Actions: Evaluated current system, negotiated
and implemented Dedicated Contract Carriage for 60 tractors/100
Annual Savings: $1,000,000
Client: One of the Largest Bakeries in the nation
Actions: Represented client in the negotiations
of Dedicated Contract Carriage and Private Fleet for 21 plants.
Annual Savings: Reduced Overall Transportation
Expense by 10%.
A Nationwide Discount Retailer
Actions: Converted fleet from Full Service and
Maintenance Program to Company-Maintained fleet.
Annual Savings: $1,500,000
Chain of 650 Restaurants &17 distribution centers
Actions: Renegotiated all Full Service Leases
and the refinancing of equipment.
Canada’s Largest Steel Service Company
Actions: Complete re-design of distribution system
Annual Savings: $500,000
One of the Largest Carpet Manufacturers in the nation
Actions: Negotiated full service leases and developed
back haul program
Annual Savings: $2,000,000
State of Texas
Actions: Completed a strategic plan for the State
and its 37,000 vehicles in early 2000. Efforts focused on both
strategy formulation and tactical improvements for the 220 agencies
that comprise state government. A new trip pool was part of the
solution. Fleet utilization targets were an integral part of the
Actions: Performed a study focused on the feasibility
of combining decentralized, discrete fleet functions under an
umbrella fleet operation. Functions studied and analyzed included
Water and Wastewater, Public Works, Schools, Utilities and Sold
Fort Worth, Texas
a comprehensive review of fleet operations. Elements included:
developing a financial recovery plan, revamping maintenance management
for the 5,000 unit fleet, reviewing information processes and
developing an RFP, controlling fleet utilization and instituting
a privatization initiative.
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work in School Districts is a growing part of our
click here to download a document about our success in this area.
TCI continues work with Nashville Public
Schools on a variety of transportation issues. Working catalytically,
TCI assisted Nashville’s catapult from a poor performer to
50” fleet as ranked by School Bus Magazine. Click here to
download the article.
Douglas County Schools, Georgia
Actions: Assessed the operations within the Transportation
Department, including: staff reorganization, new performance measures,
charges for support vehicles, facility reorganization, user communications,
training plans, and RFP development.
The Breck School, Minnesota
operations and costs related to the acquisition, maintenance and
disposal of its school bus assets. TCI’s analysis served to
chart both a strategic and tactical plan to effect greater cost
effectiveness and accountability for the school bus operation.