Companies that ship products globally have to be supply chain experts, building exceptional market responsiveness, cost efficiency, risk management, and customer service into their business models.

Innovative freight forwarders can serve as true partners in accomplishing those objectives. With their deep knowledge of customer businesses, logistics expertise, and access to real-time data, freight forwarders can help their customers streamline their supply chains and use them as a source of competitive advantage.




  • Network planning: Identify and maximize plant and warehouse capacities, increasing your responsiveness and rationalizing transportation flows. Benefits: lower costs and faster speed-to-market.
  • Inventory control: Tighten inventory management to match fluctuating demand, reducing stockouts or overstocks. Benefits: maximized revenues, higher customer satisfaction, and lower costs.
  • Supply contracts: Design pricing strategies to reduce order-shipment variability. Benefits: greater predictability and cost control.
  • Distribution strategies: Perform a cost-benefit analysis of different distribution approaches to determine the most effective approach for meeting customer goals. Benefits: uncover new options, assemble creative logistics models and outpace the competition.
  • Strategic partnering and integration: Help customers integrate with partners and customers to optimize their supply chains. Determine optimal level of integration, which information and processes should be shared, and how to implement new ecosystems. Benefits: greater agility and better competitive advantage.
  • Outsourcing and procurement strategies: Perform an objective assessment on your supply chain capabilities and outsourcing opportunities. Benefits: pursue the most strategic opportunities.
  • Risk management: Identify potential risks in your supply chain and develop avoidance, mitigation, or contingency plans to address them. Benefits: risk reduction and business continuity.
  • Product design: Consider transportation impacts on product design, to reduce damage to goods in-transit. Benefits: lower costs, greater predictability, and higher sustainability.