As Supply chain management
increases in complexity, it will continue to require more sophisticated
services, systems and solutions. These factors, coupled with downsizing
and reduced staffing, make it extremely challenging for a logistics
manager to develop strategies, execute programs and monitor performance
with internal staffing alone.
True to its name, Transport
Link has forged alliances with business experts and service providers to
provide you with a link to outside professionals who can assist you when
you need it. These outside experts can provide objective guidance and best
practices to help you achieve your objectives in lieu of permanent
As former corporate
managers, these professionals know how to work as an extension of your
team – not a threat to it. They won’t tell you what to do; they will
simply help you accomplish what you want to do quickly and
cost-effectively. Should the need for professional logistics services
arise, TLC can link your organization with these services:
Services focusing on the
development of web- and network-based systems and databases for improved
supply chain information and intelligence. A special focus is on online
cost recovery systems as well as performance metrics and scorecards. Also
provided are customized web applications (intranet and extranet) that
range from yard management to freight payment.
Lack of time, personnel or
specific expertise often requires the help of outside professionals. TLC
can provide you with professionals who will apply their experience and
knowledge of best practices to supplement your staff and efforts. These
professionals are prepared to assist you on both a project-specific basis
or as “interim staff” who work as a temporary part of your team. Projects
have ranged from strategic planning assistance lasting two days to
“virtual manager” assignments lasting several months.
Logistics success has always
depended upon effective communications. Forward-thinking logistics
managers are implementing innovative communication programs to promote
their logistics capabilities and services to get closer to customers,
carriers and suppliers.
TLC can provide you with a
host of services to improve communications throughout your supply chain.
This includes both web-based and traditional communications. Our logistics
communications team includes professionals with experience at companies
like GE and the New York Times, who have won industry and national awards
for their work.
The list of logistics
communications services TLC can provide include:
informational and promotional brochures and pamphlets
Vendor and carrier
Training and educational
- Customer and executive presentations
- Trade journal articles
Sometimes it helps to get a
second opinion . . . an outside perspective . . . or simply more
information. Sometimes, those things are not always available from your
colleagues or employees.
The PS team offers logistics
managers a unique source for research, guidance, creative ideas and even
best practices from other industries or companies. Whether you need that
edge to win a proposal, get that funding, make the right decision, respond
to that big corporate initiative or lead that major project, TLC’s
Professional Services team may be right for you.
For more information about
any of our professional services, please contact Joe Turner (firstname.lastname@example.org)