Operation IT

Distribution and Logistics

The emerging business environment has created fundamental shifts in distribution and logistics (D&L) management. In today’s business flexibility is essential, efficiency is vital, and differentiation is imperative. The D&L industry is in the midst of keeping up with multiple challenges. These include:

  • Uncertainty or volatility in economic growth
  • New Emerging Markets
  • Exchange rate Volatility
  • Weak Volumes and cut-throat pricing
  • Rising Fuel Prices
  • Regulatory Exemptions 
  • Existing gaps and deteriorating infrastructure 
  • Reduced transportation capacity stemming from the economic slowdown 
  • Environment and Ethics Concerns (Bribery and Corruption)

In light of the above, future success depends on strategies and services that resonate the needs and demands of tomorrow's global enterprises. OperationIT works closely with you to understand your business needs, applies relevant domain insights, best practices and high-end solutions, to maximize efficiency.

OperationIT’s D&L practice consists of highly experienced consultants, well versed with the industry and the technology solutions that enable its efficiency. They offer a suite of solutions and services for varied needs across your entire logistics and transportation spectrum. The goal is to help you master standardized processes and integrated IT. We facilitate efficiency across your quote-to-cash processes and their supporting systems that are critical to increasing visibility and enabling better decision-making. Some of the enterprise functions we cover are:

  • Supply Chain Visibility and Optimization
  • Air Freight Management
  • Global Trade
  • Intermodal and Rail Freight
  • Mobile and Wireless
  • Motor Freight Management
  • Ocean Freight Management
  • Ports and Infrastructure
  • Third Party Logistics
  • Transportation Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • RFID for Track & Trace
  • Business Process Management and Enterprise Applications Integration (EAI)

We harness the power of business application suites and emerging technologies to this end. Some of them are:

  • Enterprise Mobility
  • Cloud Services
  • Packaged Applications from SAP, Oracle, Manugistics, RedPrairie, Manhattan Associates, I2, and others
  • Custom Application Development using SOA and Web Services