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Transportation & Logistics

 

The logistics industry forms the backbone of the global supply chain. Amidst the tough economic conditions and global evolution, logistics companies are striving to deliver their brand promise consistently throughout the value chain and across all stakeholder groups.




Client Testimonial: Stolt-Nielsen Limited
Watch Peter Koenders, CIO, Stolt-Nielsen Limited (SNL), describe how TCS helped improve business and IT agility, reduce IT costs and achieve higher service levels.

Client Challenges

The logistics industry faces numerous challenges including the following:

  • Increasing pressure on top line growth (due to decreasing consumer and business spending)
  • Cutting down operating costs
  • Managing fluctuations in the supply chain
  • Facilitating the supply chain through visibility, velocity and reliability
  • Increasing regulatory and security requirements
  • Minimizing the impact to the environment
  • Maximizing asset utilization
  • Maximizing human resources utilization
  • Implementing effective strategies to provide a consistent brand experience to customers

What TCS Provides

TCS provides flexible, reliable and efficient suite of consulting, IT, infrastructure, business process outsourcing, engineering and industrial services and enterprise solution services to help logistics companies build the capabilities required to address key challenges, improve process efficiencies, lower their total cost of ownership of IT and infrastructure, and improve quality in IT delivery.

The key solution enablers from TCS include the following:

  • Experienced resource pool with domain and process skills
  • Global Network Delivery Model™ (GNDM™), a collaborative, best-in-class framework of people, processes and infrastructure that consistently ensures delivery excellence
  • Centers of Excellence (CoEs) for Logistics domain and technologies, which help with the following:
    • Focusing on solution accelerators: Reusable assets, tools, best practices, methodologies (For example: Legacy re-engineering, enterprise transformation) and development of competency of our associates that help in providing our clients with new and effective solutions and aid in achieving high productivity and significant cost savings from investments
    • Leveraging our co-innovation network and client partnerships to address business challenges in the logistics value chain
  • Partnership with leading product and technology companies such as SAP, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft and i2, among others

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