With each passing day, it seems there are more stories about the threat Covid-19 poses to communities and the global economy. At the same time, the potential of a second wave seems increasingly of concern. As we have been analyzing changes in the last mile & urban hub delivery industry, we clearly see the adverse impact on businesses resulting from the pandemic. But we also see silver linings in supply chain optimization made possible by adapting innovative technologies, processes, and expertise to make our world safer and more productive.
Having multiple customers in different countries is a real challenge for Healthcare companies that are willing to deliver an excellent customer service in time. Sometimes these corporations need to redesign and optimize their network if they want to maximize their results.
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.