What is Our Supply Chain
Defining a strategy for supply chain management may be
critical for the success of your organization. How
products are being marketed and distributed is
continuously changing and managers may find themselves
attempting to answer the following questions:
Is our logistics approach consistent
with our overall vision and goals?
What is the best way to distribute our
products to improve customer service
and reduce costs?
What is the value of our supply chain
services, and how can we improve it?
Is logistics a competitive strength, or
should functions be outsourced?
If we do outsource, who should we use?
What logistics service can we offer
our customers that beats the competition?
What software should we consider that
will improve our supply chain management
Should we enhance our supply chain
management services via acquisitions?
Chesapeake Logistics can help you answer these strategic
and formulate an effective supply chain strategy through
Develop a logistics plan that links corporate
to supply chain strategy alternatives
Evaluate strategic alternatives based on customer
requirements and competitive advantages
Map defined strategy to internal capabilities
Translate supply chain strategy to financial plan
Analyze outsourcing options and economic
Evaluate acquisition opportunities and
quantify/negotiate offer price
Benchmark logistics plan to best practices in
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Chesapeake Logistics extensive experience in
and planning includes the following:
Established strategy of U.S. logistics
organization as lean,
knowledge-based service provider, focused on client cost
reduction and customer service improvements through
design and program management, with strong affiliations
Applied Value Chain Analysis as means to identify
weaknesses to formulate strategic direction for logistics
Evaluated, priced and negotiated several
of transportation management, third party logistics and
leasing companies throughout the U.S.
Developed long-term business plans for third party
organization, including financial projections and
Participated in coordinating alliance with large
regional warehouse service providers as means of
clients warehousing requirements