Most retailer today clients operate on a global scale – products are sourced from around the world and transactions and movements of goods are equally international. With over 30 years’ experience in retail logistics, we understand the challenges and demands of the consumer and retail industry, such as:
We efficiently coordinate and manage your global supply chain and global vendors.
If a retailer is effective, but their suppliers are not, errors and delays will impact the retailer’s business. For many of our retail clients, we have successfully integrated retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and logistics systems. We optimise the entire supply chain and manage it as an entity. Advantages for our retail customers are:
It is through these relationships that we get to know and understand more about our clients and their needs allowing us to develop tailor made logistics concepts and solutions far beyond the normal.
A good logistics system can reduce costs and improve customer service and speed to market, providing a competitive advantage for the retailer and its brand. We have the network and the expertise to provide large‑scale consolidation services in China and Europe. We coordinate overseas factories, manage vendors and warehouses, and facilitate the packing of containers per individual store or warehouse to minimise further storage and handling.
We set up meaningful KPIs and provide our clients with comprehensive data analytics thus enabling effective vendor performance, quality control and continuous improvement of their supply chain.
Harders Advisory, our experienced in-house consultancy, can assist clients from the retail sector with a number of services, such as: