Solutions & Frameworks
Transportation & Logistics
HCL is well experienced across Logistic Service Providers (LSP) functional areas and segments such as: contract logistics, freight management, warehousing and distribution, inventory management, customs brokerage, trucking and fleet operations. We partner with customers and leading ISVs to develop next generation solutions for the transportation and logistics industry – solutions that are aimed at transforming their business challenges into potential opportunities.
HCL provides the following solutions for the Transportation & Logistics segment:
Transformation of Transportation Systems
HCL provides CIOs with a complete assessment framework and methodology to help them transform their core operations systems. Our diagnostic toolkit and pre-defined KPIs, help CIOs benchmark their current state of operations, thereby providing a baseline and roadmap for moving on to a standardized, ‘global freight forwarding and transportation platform’ built on a scalable and flexible applications architecture. Read more
HCL’s Report Factory provides on-time reports through a standardized and dedicated shared services model that drives down report generation costs by as much as 30%, alongside producing accurate reports, delivered on time, customized through a web-based enterprise dashboard. Read more
Customer Onboarding Framework
This framework reduces timeframes to a few days and removes the hassles faced while integrating EDI/B2B systems with partners, by automating a large set of functions. HCL’s expertise in business strategies and tools extends to electronic data interchange (EDI). Read more
A custom-fit application suite for fleet operators and specialty carriers, consisting of both hardware and software to bring optimization and prediction into fleet operations. Optimization practices help reduce fleet operating costs, while prediction aims at providing visibility into repair and maintenance, asset tracking, equipment availability, and customer orders.Read more
Green Logistics Terminal (GLT)
This is a unique tool that can track carbon footprints on a daily basis by collecting data from various operational areas. GLT helps logistics companies effectively initiate and implement green business solutions across high carbon footprint departments. Whether it relates to reducing paper within the organization, or cutting down emissions from fleet operations or optimizing energy consumption across warehouses and distribution centers, this tool provides you with insights into optimizing all these activities and reducing your carbon footprint. GLT can be widely used for transportation, fleet management, supply chain optimization, green packaging and/or green data centers, within the logistics industry. Read more
Advanced Control Tower (ACT)
Having the right information available at the right time is extremely crucial in supply chain management. Often, information is available either too late or too early or is highly fragmented to make business sense or reveal actionable business insights. HCL’s Advanced Control Tower solution is a framework that provides the means for correlating information in near real-time, revealing insights that can enable a response or a reaction. This is the future of event-based supply chains, where every incident of occurrence will be captured as events, correlated in real-time, patterns and exception scenarios identified, business insights revealed and automated actions or alerts triggered. Our ACT solution provides the single most important control tower interface for today's decision makers to obtain a situational snapshot of the supply chain to make relevant and impactful decisions. Read more
Travel & Airlines
HCL works with the leading travel and airline companies in the world and has gained significant experience across several business and functional areas including Flight and Airport Operations, Cargo and Baggage Management, Crew Management, Mobility, and eCommerce.
HCL provides the following solutions for the Travel & Airlines segment:
Enterprise Mobility Platform
This platform provides a business process-driven approach for airlines, and helps mobile enable all areas while ensuring standardization across the enterprise. Through a consultative approach, HCL can develop and execute an enterprise-wide mobility strategy, which focuses on the needs of the business units across the enterprise in areas such as customer experience, operational efficiency, employee engagement, and partner connectivity. HCL’s platform adopts an integrated approach to balance both the focus on the customer and the internal business units, while ensuring solutions that have a low total cost of ownership and are stable and secure. Additionally, it leverages the power of mobility to improve efﬁciency; increase employee productivity and engagement, reduce costs, and increase revenue. Read more
iMRO is HCL’s solution for airline maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and works in conjunction with SAP. It is the only solution for airlines that utilizes SAP for MRO. Implementing iMRO reduces custom development time, costs and risks in deploying SAP for MRO. iMRO helps integrate MRO operations with airline operations including sales, engineering, planning, operations, supply chain, financials and human resources. By implementing iMRO an airline can achieve higher aircraft utilization (through increased reliability) and higher efficiencies (by increasing collaboration, supplier visibility, and automating compliance and audit processes). iMRO can also help reduce inventory costs by transforming the supply chain into a fully optimized services parts network. iMRO can be used in the areas of maintenance operations, supply chain management, sales and marketing and back office MRO. Read more
This is a framework developed by HCL that enables airport operators adopt state-of-the-art technologies to enhance traveler experience, while at the same time increasing the operator’s non-air revenues. The framework uses real time and location-based information to provide travellers with information about facilities and services in an airport that is most relevant and convenient to them, on their smart phones. This positively impacts the customer’s experience while at the same time can be used to drive non-air revenue in the areas of parking, retail, ground transport, security and loyalty. Read more
This is a mobile platform that enables airlines to generate ancillary revenue or positively impact the customer’s experience by providing relevant offers on their smart phones. Offers are sent to customers in various ways, including bar coded coupons. Airlines can offer a diverse set of coupons and can use a customer’s location to make the offers more relevant. These coupons can be used as incentives to drive additional revenue or gestures of goodwill when a customer has a poor experience. Read more
Hotels have to ensure that transparency is a key component of their dealings with customers, employees, and partners. To make their operations transparent, hotels need to ensure that both their IT systems and business processes support each other. HCL works with the leading hospitality companies in the world in the areas of E-commerce, Mobility, Event Management and Revenue Management.
HCL’s hospitality solutions enable operational transparency.
Enterprise Mobility Platform
This platform provides a business process-driven approach that can help mobile enable all areas while ensuring standardization across the enterprise. Through a consultative approach, HCL can develop and execute an enterprise-wide mobility strategy which focusses on the needs of business units across the enterprise, in areas such as customer experience, hotel staff efficiency, employee engagement, and partner connectivity. HCL’s platform adopts an integrated approach to balance both the focus on the customer and the internal business units, while ensuring solutions that have a low total cost of ownership, and are stable and secure. Additionally, it leverages the power of mobility to improve efﬁciency, increase employee productivity and engagement, increase revenue, and reduce costs. Read more
HEvent 1 to 1, HCL’s event management solution is an end-to-end web based online event management solution that provides a platform for event planners to easily organize an event by booking blocks of hotel rooms for guests, booking meeting rooms, designing the layout, catering for food and beverage, and creating a personalized website for the event on the internet. Read more
This framework allows hotels to enable their guests use their smart phones as room keys. Guests can choose to proceed straight to their room upon arrival and securely open their door using their smart phone. The framework can integrate existing back-end systems like CRM, reservations, and others, with the access control system. The framework is built on the highest security standards to ensure guest security and satisfaction. Read more