Logistics is key to business health, but also source of many concerns. Today, we tackle the most common apprehensions companies raise regarding their logistics operations. From cost management to compliance, including inventory management, find out how to not only ensure smooth logistics operations, yet also make them part of successful business strategies!
According to a report issued by Fortune Magazine, 94% of the Fortune 1000 companies faced Covid-19 induced supply chain disruptions. This figure and, more generally, the pandemic, highlighted how central to a company’s health its logistics operations are.
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Understanding where the disruptions come from is thus essential to conducting smooth operations, and the first step toward finding the right strategies to ensure one’s business runs smoothly.
Today, ASI Logistics dives into the main concerns businesses have in regard to supply chain and logistics operations, and the best practices to ensure their logistics operations not only run smoothly, yet also elevate their efficiency and even integrate into successful strategies.
Cost Management: Spending Where It Matters
Businesses around the world are concerned about how to best optimize their costs and correctly channel their spendings and investments into the functions that create the most value. Logistics operations are no exception to this logic, and finding the right solution that meets your business needs and priorities is essential.
Your logistics partner should thus, first and foremost, be an attentive ear who takes the time to understand your business and its specificities and offers informed solutions.
At ASI Logistics, we do not believe in the “one-size-fits-all” rhetoric. Our customer-centric ethos is engrained in the designing of built-to-suit, customized logistics solutions. Whether your project calls for velocity, cost-optimization, multi-modal transportation, route optimization, or out-of-the-box solution, we treat your demand with diligence.
Thanks to our extensive portfolio of services, our teams of experts present in 8 key locations, our trusted partners, and our worldwide network, you are sure to be provided with the perfect solution to fit your needs.
Supply Chain Disruptions: Leveraging Flexibility in Uncertain Times
Disruptions in the supply chain, such as natural disasters, geopolitical events, or transportation disruptions, can have a significant impact on a company’s logistics operations.
At ASI Logistics, we are committed to being the most up-to-date and responsive in case of such disruptions. Our a solution to any disprution.
Inventory Management: Meeting Customers' Demands While Minimizing Costs
Inventory management is a critical aspect of logistics operations. Companies need to balance having enough inventory on hand to meet customer demand while minimizing the costs associated with carrying excess inventory. The perfect equilibrium of this tricky balance lies in both your business model and the overall business environment you evolve in.
Relying on a flexible and responsive logistics and freight forwarding partner nevertheless remains a staple of successfully optimizing your inventory management to the needs and priorities of the time.
ASI Logistics offers scalable and connected warehousing (bonded and non-bonded) and distributions services and optimizes their solutions to fit your needs, while our teams are dedicated to ensuring your goods arrive on time and in perfect conditions so they can meet your needs and your clients when and where they’re needed!
By imworking with us, you ensure that the priorities of your partner are aligned with yours, and can focus on matters the most: satisfy your customers.
Compliance & Regulations: Ensuring Smooth Import & Export
Companies need to comply with a variety of regulations and requirements related to logistics operations, including safety regulations, customs requirements, and environmental regulations. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in significant fines and other penalties, in short, with great disruptions.
Being up-to-date and informed about these regulations can be challenging, especially for businesses that lie on the smaller side.
With 15 years of expertise, readily informed teams, and an ethos of open communication and clarity, ASI Logistics is dedicated to ensuring your shipments go through registration and customs smoothly.
Logistics and freight forwarding efficiency are essential to a business’ success. That is the reason why we developed comprehensive sets of services that cover all the needs that might arise over the course of your company’s journey!
No matter the context, ASI Logistics, strong of 15 years of expertise, provides you with the most adapted logistic solution to fit your needs and ensure you enjoy the benefits of smooth operations.
Our strength? We are customer centric and know that your needs and demands require tailor-made solutions, adapted to your business and the current environment.
Thanks to our eight offices, including six conveniently located on China's east coast logistic hubs (Shanghai, Nanjing, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Ningbo, and Hong Kong), its two branches in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and its worldwide network of logistic experts, ASI Logistics accompanies you at every step of your product's journey from, to and within Asia.
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- Sherman, E. (2020, February 26). 94% of the fortune 1000 are seeing coronavirus supply chain disruptions. Fortune.