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Logistics as a Service: Do you need logistics consulting?



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Do you need logistics consulting?

 

Are you resistant to the idea of outsourcing your logistics? We understand many small businesses operate under the mindset that they can and should handle all business functions in-house. But this is short-sighted and might be costing you money.

 

Ask yourself these four questions

 

Are you tired of a lack of visibility in your supply chain and would like to know where your products are picked up and when they are delivered?

Are you worried about an out-of-control freight spend and ever-shifting truckload capacity?

Are you worried that sourcing carriers, negotiating contracts, and changing government regulations exposes you to excessive liabilities? 

Is your reputation at risk because of continued service failures?

 

If you answered yes to one or more (hopefully not more) of the above questions, logistics consulting could change the way you do business in 2020.

 

What is Logistics Consulting?

 

Logistics consulting is one component of an overall suite of outsourced logistics products called Logistics as a Service. 

The consulting piece begins with an in-depth analysis of your supply chain and your processes. This examination and discovery gives consultants a broad array of information to help identify your problem areas. Having a wide view allows freight consultants to define a variety of options, as well as, creative solutions.

Logistics consultants focus on helping you increase productivity while cutting costs. Because they specialize in freight management, they can offer advice on order processing, materials management, dedicated fleet operations, quality carriers, and warehousing options. 

And let’s not forget about technology. Advanced technologies are at the forefront of the logistics industry. From cloud-based computing and innovative tracking software to state-of-the-art transportation management systems and data analytics, technology mastery gives shippers a definite edge. Good logistics consultants have inside and working knowledge of the best technologies to fit your needs.  

 

What can you expect when you work with a logistics consulting service?

 

AM Transport is the leading provider of Logistics as a Service–outsourced logistics solutions–for manufacturers and distributors. We provide proven technology, exceptional service, and a plan customized to your company’s needs.

 

Businesses who partner with AM Transport logistics consultants receive: 

 

Technical expertise 

We provide GPS-enabled tracking updates, EDI Integrations, GeoFencing, Freight Document Imaging and Workflow. We offer Transportation Management System (TMS) integrations and use the best TMS in the transportation sector.

 

Productivity Analysis

Our data analysts invest time and energy into a careful study and analysis or your unique supply chain. We create customized plans to boost your productivity.

 

Capacity Analysis 

We offer a variety of solutions from dedicated fleet operations to GPS and Geo Fencing to create a streamlined and efficient shipping service.

 

Strategic Planning 

We advise shippers through confusing bidding processes, find best cost carriers, and create contract routing guides. We are full-service, so we can deploy a variety of tools based on your unique needs.

 

Why choose AM Transport Services for logistics consulting?

 

Logistics is what we do best. Our industry knowledge, technical knowledge, and get-it-done knowledge translate into real-world applications for you and your shipping processes. And we’ve got unrivaled technological expertise. Forward-thinking, we study, analyze, and invest in industry technology. We know what works and provide tech-solutions that enhance and reinforce your unique logistics strategies.

But here’s where we’re really different. We know that a Logistics as a Service is only as good as its people. And our team members are the best in the business. (We encourage you to check out our Google Reviews) We have 30 years experience in the transportation industry and we bring the full power of that experience to your logistics needs.

We’re in it for the long haul. When you partner with AM Transport Logistics Consulting, you benefit from the arsenal of our experience in an ever-changing industry. Our longevity is proof of our determination to stick-to-it in a fickle industry. Simply put, we never quit. With 24/7/365 customer service availability, we work for you.

 

If you are interested in Logistics as a Service and our premium logistics consulting, schedule a call today.

 

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