APL Logistics helps meet the challenges of intense competition and increased customer demands
The Consumer goods industry is characterized by intense competition, increased customer demands and ever-present pressures on price. APL Logistics understands these challenges given our long history in designing innovative solutions and managing supply chain activities for many of the world’s brand leaders.
End-to-end solutions that increase productivity and reduce costs with integrated visibility
We help drive down your costs of inventory, warehousing, transportation and other non-revenue producing supply chain assets. Our systems monitor consumer goods by expiry date, product and lot numbers – reducing returns through better rotation.
Services include freight management, value-added services and product distribution support. Our solutions help keep products flowing from factories to Distribution Centers (DC) to stores. We act as your virtual DC network, offering DC space to accommodate seasonal volume surges.
- Purchase Orders (PO) management
- Vendor management
- ShipMax℠ Alliance – collaborative shipping solution
- Global air, sea and land freight management
- Multimodal transportation
- Regional DC and destination DC
- Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
- Order fulfillment
- Distribution management
- End-to-end supply chain visibility
Our value-added services are customized to serve the special needs of the Consumer sector and move the supply-chain decision-making points closer to final destination. They include:
Customized packaging - Coupon insertion or promotional tickets, bundling and shrink wrapping in our distribution centers
Retail point-of-purchase display assembly - Palletized end-of-aisle displays ready for placement by store personnel
Delivery optimization - Assure your presence on retailer shelves through delivery techniques such as direct-store-delivery and Just-In-Time (JIT) replenishment
- Returns management - Inspect and sort for re-stock or other disposition, processing returned goods and related reporting
Ensure the efficient clearance of your goods in full compliance with government regulatory requirements.
Our global trade professionals is knowledgeable to help you comply to trade requirements and leverage Free Trade Agreement to improve your overall supply chain cost-efficiency.
Learn how APL Logistics can help eliminate unnecessary handling, manpower, transportation and inventory costs.