LIVING LOGISTICS BLOG

    Freight Billing Audit -  The key to detecting saving opportunities.

    Feb 14, 2020 12:15:00 AM / by Román Martinez posted in Center of Excellence, Control tower, Visibility, Customer Loyalty, Supply Chain Solutions, 4PL, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Experience, Customer Service, Supply Chain Optimization, Cost Savings

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    Have you ever wondered how your company can create savings and find areas to implement continuous improvement projects?

    Continous improvement is essential for supply chain success and an audit process is one of the keys to achieving those goals. How, you ask? Freight bill auditors play a pivotal role in the data analysis which allows them to detect opportunities for routing improvements, shipment consolidations, modes of transport and cost optimization.

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    How to optimize your Healthcare business process?

    Jan 10, 2020 2:22:00 PM / by Samantha Bender posted in Center of Excellence, Control tower, Visibility, Supply Chain Solutions, 4PL, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Service, Healthcare Industry

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    In years past, Healthcare Companies have been willing to create partnerships with logistics and supply chain companies due to the complexity of their own operations, high cost management and lack of end-to-end visibility. Often times, these companies may have a very large geographical scope including several countries across multiple continents. They may also need to manage both upstream flows from material vendors to regional DC’s and mainstream flows with just one global small parcel carrier.

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    The Evolution from a Control Tower to a Center of Excellence

    Nov 8, 2019 6:00:00 AM / by Samantha Bender posted in Center of Excellence, Control tower, Visibility, Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Optimization

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    These terms are mostly related to end-to-end visibility and a supply chain's performance, although a robust Center of Excellence is a much more complex concept.

    The Center of Excellence consolidates all operations and supply chain process expertise into a single location. This location would not only include logistics experts but also Procurement, Global Trade Compliance, Finance and Planning, Order to Cash, Engineering, Network Optimization, Business Intelligence and IT.  All of these unique functions, working in harmony, will make it easier for our clients to do business with us while providing additional value to our Customer’s Supply Chain.

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