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Carhartt Drives Out Costs, Drives Up Value With Cloud-based TMS

Customer success story on how Carhartt rid itself of legacy manual processes and optimized its shipping capabilities with Manhattan's cloud-based solutions.

The Challenge

To meet increasing fulfillment challenges, Carhartt, which manages all its shipping in-house, needed to replace its manual processes and quickly implement a robust, cloud-based TMS solution to deliver superior customer service while effectively controlling shipping spend.


Headquarters: Dearborn, Mich.

Distribution Centers: 1 (Hanson, Ky.)

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Solutions Implemented

Carhartt selected Manhattan's transportation management solution to integrate with its existing systems—including Manhattan's warehouse management solution—and provide deeper visibility into operations.

Transportation Management

Orchestrate every carrier, rate, route, and load with Manhattan Active® Transportation Management, engineered to adapt and grow with your business needs.

Warehouse Management

Control demand, supply, labor, and automation across your entire network with Manhattan Active® Warehouse Management. The leading cloud-native, evergreen, and extensible WMS in the industry.

Transportation Procurement

Manhattan Transportation Procurement allows you to determine the ideal combination of carriers and balance price against other factors such as capacity, service, and quality.

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Progress & Results

Carhartt was able to synchronize its warehouse and transportation management systems in a cloud-based environment. As a result, Carhartt achieved consistently high service levels while keeping costs manageable, improved consolidation and modal optimization, and saw a decreased number of shipments on high-volume lanes with an average weight increase of 181 lbs. per shipment.

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