THE BOTTOM LINE
A global third-party logistics (3PL) company deployed CAST Aurora from Barloworld Supply Chain Software to provide supply chain design services to its shipper customers and gain additional business for the contract logistics services company. Nucleus found that the Barloworld’s supply chain design application provided additional business wins for the global 3PL by allowing the logistics provider to create low-cost, high-service networks for shippers.
– Supported a global 3PL’s need to quickly perform distribution center (DC) location studies that are inputs for detailed facility and transportation operating solutions
– Provided functionality to perform multi-time period network designs, leveraging transportation, facility, and product level inventory data as well as handling constraints for customer consulting projects.
– Afforded flexible licensing that allowed for tool sharing by the 3PL staff.