Optimize for supply chain excellence
Want to build agile & digital supply chain systems? Now you can, with GEODIS’ Supply Chain Management Solutions.
Here is how we deliver much more than a traditional 3PL:
Proactively manage your end-to-end freight flows
Continuously optimise your transport plans, powered by expertise in information management
Offer supply chain visibility with state-of-the-art digital ecosystem
Our experts even carry out sourcing & procurement, on request
Alternatively, handover complete supply chain management to GEODIS, under a strategic outsourcing agreement.
Strengthen risk management and resiliency today
The complexity of today’s global supply chains poses major challenges for many companies. And managing these issues can become an unwelcome drain on resources, particularly for rapidly growing companies. In such cases, outsourcing all or part of the supply chain management to a strategic logistics partner (such as a 4PL) is the most cost-effective solution.
What is supply chain management ?
Supply chain management involves handling everything from storage to transport of goods, across the supply chain, until it reaches the end-customer. A good supply chain management provider will have a wide network of transportation carriers, brokers, & good understanding of warehousing and inventory management. Its goal is to improve supply chain network design and operations, reduce costs, & offer best-in-class customer experience.
What are the common challenges in supply chain management ?
Some of the common supply chain management challenges faced by businesses are that of poor customer experience, issues with cost control, and a lack of planning & risk management. In today’s increasingly global world, to remain competitive, your business must also strive to be more agile and flexible.
What are the common supply chain risks ?
Inadequate or unreliable performance of suppliers.
Fluctuating demand that makes supply chain planning difficult.
Labour or transport shortages that bring supply chain activities to a grinding halt.
Absence of supply chain visibility which suboptimizes the utilization of assets like production, inventory, & fulfillment.
Rising inflation that impacts negotiations & relationships with suppliers.
Geopolitical risks may prevent you from engaging with certain international vendors.
How does Supply Chain create more value ?
A well-managed supply chain will offer end-to-end control over the journey of your goods from production to delivery to the customer. You may use a partner, like GEODIS, to reduce supply chain errors & increase its efficiency, which in turn will deliver a superior experience to your customers.
How can technology help with supply chain management ?
A good supply chain management platform can help improve efficiency of production, inventory management, stakeholder collaboration, order management, and so on. There are also disruptive technologies like IoT, AI, and robotic automation that enhance supply chain productivity.
How to improve supply chain efficiency ?
Choose a trusted logistics partner, with an integrated order management software and transport management systems, to help with supply chain optimization. Efficiency can be improved through accurate demand and sales forecasting and management of the flow of goods.
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