GoldLantern designs Bluetooth and iPod/MP3 devices, which it sells through distribution agreements with Fry’s Electronics, Costco, Wall-Mart, and Micro Center. Thanks to outsourcing the distribution and logistics to Suddath Logistics/Centra Worldwide, the company operates with less than 15 employees.
SaaS Enables Next-Generation Inter-Warehouse Inventory Visibility for Supply Chain Management and 3PL Industry | Article
The SaaS model has now been applied to a supply chain, warehousing, and inventory management solution. It’s cost-effective, flexible, has a quick implementation, and resolves all the challenges that 3PLs and their customers face.
Outsourcing made the Rocawear mo’ money, to quote a Jay-Z song. The outsourcing partnership grew the brand from $600,000 in sales to $10 million in seven years, doubling the business the first year. And in today’s plummeting economy, sales are up dramatically over last year. Read why.
Stiff competition from Wal-Mart placed the onus on Family Dollar to overhaul its IT, database, and application management processes if it were to continue growing. It made a couple of furtive attempts before finding the right outsourcing provider. Here is its story about shopping for the right supplier.
Even though Quicksilver, a fashion retailer, was keeping up with the latest hemlines, its was still using a manual system for inventory control dating back to the Nehru suit. Outsourcing to KWI brought the retailer up to date.
What’s a company to do when it has the business but not the resources to do it? Here’s the story of a deal that looked impossible at first…until it was outsourced to an ASP.
In a relatively short period of time the logistics outsourcing business has become a multi-billion dollar industry. On a global basis, it represents somewhere between a $30 billion and $40 billion market, according to some estimates, says George Logemann, director of outsourcing consulting, The Yankee Group. Because of the speed in which logistics outsourcing has reached this significant level many changes have occurred within the enterprise — and with these changes come just as many challenges.