Logistics Strategy: Finding a Path From Supply to Demand

A good logistics strategy will move material by the most economic modes within the constraints of service time and ship life. Logistics strategies enable businesses to understand cost, service, and sustainability to make plans for the future through models, optimization, and simulations. 

Logility Network Optimization allows you to build an value a variety of potential logistics strategies and craft road-maps to build appropriate networks around these strategies — with the best available facts. Our tools help you develop a sound logistics strategy by identifying ideal warehouse and distribution location centers, building in new distribution networks, new ports of entry, and new modes and 3PL providers. We identify the viability and value of tactics such as zone skipping and cross docking. 

Logistics strategies need to be fluid, able to change as priorities and situations on the ground dictate, such as responding to natural disasters. Locations shift as product lines, customers and countries are changed, added, or removed. These are tactical decisions that explore cost effective strategies and high performance solutions across transportation and warehousing. 

Through an effective logistical strategy, you can look to improve supply chain management, while maintaining a flexible and adaptable mindset. Logility’s flexible system allows you to analyze distribution networks effectively through changes in suppliers, mergers and divestitures, organizational problems like inventory control, new product line introduction, and growth or changes in demand. 

Through cloud technologies, we maintain real-time information to provide you with accurate data, enabling informed decisions that ultimately shape your supply chain to meet objectives. 

Create your logistics strategy with Logility, and bring reality to your goals. Go directly to the Logility Network Optimization model and try to find the best Logistics Strategy for yourself.