PDS international Supply Chain Management and Solutions Engineering products best illustrate our culture of delivering continual improvement and competitive advantage.
Supply Chain Management provides continual improvement and competitive advantage at a tactical level, whereas Solutions Engineering identifies and builds strategic advantage.
In summary, our Supply Chain Management team can add value in a number of ways, such as reducing operating expense, while meeting your service level. They can strengthen working capital, balance inventory against forecast demand and help lower total landed costs by optimizing routes, carrier rates and tariffs.
- Network optimization
Using advanced network modeling techniques, our specialists analyze the number, size and location of distribution centers. They also seek opportunities to lower operating expenses, better handle seasonal fluctuations in volumes and improve inventory positioning relative to forecast.
- International route management
Drawing on our global operations and local experts, our team can enhance routes to achieve lower landed costs with predictable lead times. This in turn will help reduce safety stocks, whilst improving inventory turns.
- Supply chain diagnostics
Applying the latest diagnostic tools to provide strategic competitive advantage, highlighting areas of strength and those requiring improvement compared with industry peers.
- Aligning strategic business needs
Provision of control tower solution to ensure end-to-end supply chain visibility across multiple partners and supply chain strategy alignment.