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Case Study: EDDIE STOBART | TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS Eddie Stobart, a leading U.K. supply chain, transport and logistics company, counts some of the country's best-known brands as its customers. Founded in 1970 by Edward Stobart, the business operates across a broad array of industries, including ecommerce, manufacturing, industrial, industrial and retail. At the heart of this successful logistics business are Eddie Stobart's software systems, which play an integral role in its its sprawling supply chain. In such a fast-paced industry, in which margins are notoriously thin and information is the lifeblood of business, Eddie Stobart recognizes the importance technology, whether in order processing, inventory tracking, warehousing management or vehicle telematics. As with any modern supply chain company, reliable integration technologies, specifically electronic data interchange (EDI) and B2B partner network management, are critical. Eddie Stobart had been working with a variety of traditional EDI providers, but downtime, long project timelines and a lack of innovation prevented the company from quickly onboarding customers and building on the relationships the company had worked so hard to establish. To help it meet the evolving needs of customers — those it had served for many years and those it had recently acquired — Eddie Stobart knew it was time for change. It found its answer with Dell Boomi. CASE STUDY – TR ANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS Market: Transport and logistics Headquarters: Warrington, England Founded: 1970 Annual Revenue: $815 million Fleet Size: 2,200 trucks 3,800 trailers 24 distribution centers Business Goals: Eddie Stobart needed fast, flexible EDI and B2B management to quickly onboard customers and improve service. Integration Challenges: Customer onboarding with an existing EDI managed service took months, hindered innovation and lacked 24/7 support. How Boomi Helped: Boomi's cloud-native platform has given Eddie Stobart dramatically better agility and control in onboarding and managing trading partners. Results: Eddie Stobart has cut integration time in half with Boomi while gaining a future-proof platform for continued innovation. Integration Delivers On Time for Eddie Stobart Leading UK logistics provider teams with Boomi to bring far greater speed, efficiency and agility to its supply chain and partner network

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