Logistics & Distribution management is increasingly becoming more important for various industries since it may lead to reduced operational costs, improved the delivery performance and increased customer satisfaction levels. In an increasingly in globalised market, LSPs (Logistics Service Provider), also known as a third-party logistics providers (3PL) are called upon more than ever before to help customers deliver goods around the region.
The global logistics industries are witnessing various challenges including :
Pressures on a pricing to reduce the margins
Shortage of skilled human resources
Demand from clients to invest in the technology and provide one-stop solutions to all their needs
Consolidation through mergers, alliances & acquisitions.
Logistics is vast industry in itself which covers and affects almost every other industry verticals. There are no one-size-fits-all solution for logistics companies and Technology must be customized according to specific needs. Our Distribution & Logistics solutions practice helps companies to face these challenges by providing a full range of solutions including :
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
Route scheduling, Map plotting & Location positioning.
Geographical information system (GIS) in vehicle routing systems
Legacy Transformation solutions
Shortest path calculation, efficient path calculation for distribution
Historical data analysis through the data mining and data warehousing to support decision making (DSS)
Intelligence to forecast supply chain shortage, delays and anticipated damage risk assessment etc.
Mobile tracking through GPS, GPRS, 3G
Tracking and management software for handheld devices (PALM, iPAQ etc.)
Distribution Centre management
Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS and RS)
Web-Based Supply Chain management
Plug-in model for flexibility and scalability of the systems
Integration of services, software, hardware, research and consultation services
Built in integrators, adaptors or interfaces with common internal management system such as ERP