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From a marketing perspective, SupplyChainWorks helps LSPs to effectively reach out to their target shippers. It focuses on technical capabilities and application fit, and performs various functions to aid your business:
• Prepare sales closure after engaging shippers
• Track pipeline progress
• Analyse sales effectiveness
• Publish daily spot rates for freight and warehouse space optimisation
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broadly categories LSP as follow:
Asset and Facilities Management companies specialise in the management of physical assets and facilities relating to supply chain logistics. It includes services such as repairs, maintenance, designing and building.
Bulk Transportation companies are involved in the moving of bulk cargo, which is generally a single commodity that comprises of:
1) Free flowing articles such as oil, grain, coal, ore; or
2) Uniform cargo that stows solid and that requires mechanical handling for landing and discharging.
Business Services are value-added services that complement the core functions of supply chain logistics. They can be offered as a standalone service, or be part of a complete logistics solution. Business Services also includes people management functions that range from staffing and payroll solutions, to various training programmes.
Consultancy companies provide logistics advice for improving customers’ supply chain logistics, coordinating client projects and future planning.
Delivery Services companies generally offer regular scheduled delivery services on a non-urgent basis, for a range of goods types and sizes. These companies typically own a fleet of vehicles for domestic pickup and delivery.
Express and Courier companies use an international network that provides ‘door-to-door’ services for documents and/or parcels, from pick-up to delivery. Custom express clearance is normally granted for items of low value and deliveries can be day/time definite.
Freight Forwarding companies organize shipments for individuals or corporations, to move goods from the manufacturer or producer to a market, customer or final point of distribution. Forwarders contract a carrier to provide transportation and freight can be booked on a variety of shipping methods, including ships, airplanes, trucks and rail.
Non-standard or non-specific logistics generally fall into this category. It could include services for Military, Charter, Disposal, Emergency Response, Event Management, Humanitarian Aid etc.
management and technology, that are needed to bring goods or services from source to final consumer. It may involve manufacturing plants, warehouses, distributing centres, transportation (eg: trucks, cargo, aircraft, ships and trains), sales locations or channels (such as retail stores or internet website), computer systems and software.
Warehousing & Distribution activities include the storing, securing and managing of raw materials, component parts or finished goods at a pre-defined location.