As a manufacturer, you know how challenging it can be to create the most responsive and competitive supply chain. With customers demanding more from you than ever before, you need to create a cost-effective supply chain that will result in the best customer service. Accomplish these goals with Sikich’s four dynamic Warehousing & Logistics Services:
Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Evaluation and Selection
Is warehousing and logistics capability a critical component of your business strategy? If not, third-party logistics service providers may be a more effective way to deliver service. Finding the right 3PL provider for your organization and evaluating the strategic implications of outsourcing warehousing and/or transportation can be a daunting task. You know that choosing the appropriate provider is critical in maintaining an effective and efficient supply chain ecosystem. Gain confidence in this task when you work with Sikich to facilitate the evaluation, selection and transition of operations to the third-party provider.
Distribution Network Analysis and Design
If warehousing is critical to your strategy, then how many facilities should you have, where should they be located and how big should they be to provide the best customer service at lowest possible cost? The decision to redesign your logistics network can arise from many different factors, such as mergers and acquisitions, expansion into new geographic or product markets, relocation of key suppliers, the introduction of new technologies or processes in manufacturing or warehousing, and many other reasons. Regardless of your motive, you need to find a facility network that aligns your logistics strategies with your overall corporate strategy. Evaluate the operational, financial and service impact of various alternatives through the construction of network models when you work with the experts at Sikich.
Warehouse Layout and Design
Your warehouse is unique―from its strengths to its challenges. If you face issues such as cramped or congested space, rising costs, ineffective warehouse layout, poor productivity or lack of controls, you could benefit from expert layout and design services. Receive a customized solution that is tailored to the opportunities that exist in your warehouse to increase productivity, cut costs and improve workflow.
Transportation is a likely the major contributor to your logistics costs. Because of the fluctuating economy, rising fuel costs, customer demands and other challenges, there has never been a better time to seek out an experienced advisor that can help assess your transportation management issues.