Developing a transport Control Tower for Montes del Plata, Uruguay

LOTS Group was hired by Montes del Plata to assist in the development of a Transport Control Tower

Anders Johansson

Consulting Manager
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The Situation

Montes del Plata is a leading forestry company based in Uruguay. The company is dedicated to produce and export eucalyptus cellulose pulp to major world markets by operating in an efficient and sustainable manner from an environmental, economic and social perspective.

LOTS Group was hired by Montes del Plata to assist in the development of a Transport Control Tower responsible for managing a fleet of ~220 contracted roundwood trucks.

The Approach

LOTS analyzed the current supporting technology and management system of the supply chain from forest to industry.

A redesign team was assigned with experts from both LOTS and Montes del Plata to define technology needs, new management processes and develop new working methods – to capture the identified potentials.

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The Impact

New processes for real-time monitoring of the fleet

Standardized working methods for deviation handling

Implementation of a Lean management system to drive performance improvement