A solar manufacturer utilized a large third-party logistics provider (3PL) to organize shipments, which they did as an LCL (less container load). This proved to be costly, inefficient, and extremely difficult to manage. The company employed Global Sourcing Management to help analyze the situation, create and execute a global strategy, and manage the 3PL to help ensure stability and scalability during a significant growth period.
A large start-up global manufacturing company with a rapid growth trajectory was experiencing significant supply, capacity, and communication struggles within their existing supply base. We implemented processes, procedures, and contracts, and standardized documentation to create a previously non-existent procurement function within the client’s organization.