Consultants in Logistics

Logistics Outsourcing & Procurement

Logistics Outsourcing & Procurement

The successful outsourcing and procurement of logistics support can add real value to the achievement of competitive advantage. However outsourcing logistics and appointing suppliers that provide the right services, under the right commercial arrangement, is a difficult task. Outlining the necessary safeguards that manage the relationship in the tender process is crucial to a winning logistics partnership.

Logistics Outsourcing Experience

Davies & Robson has extensive experience in outsourcing both simple and complex logistics requirements to third parties across an extensive range of industries and types of operations. Each year we manage the outsourcing of contracts to a value in excess of some £100m.This includes large and small organisations, both in the private and public sectors. 

Davies & Robson’s experience of warehouse and transport operations, dedicated and shared user operations across many industries includes:

  • Food manufacturers – chilled, frozen and ambient
  • Food wholesalers and retailers
  • Industrial goods manufacturers
  • Consumer goods manufacturers, importers and retailers
  • Building products manufacturers
  • Pubs and restaurant chains
  • Government departments
  • Car importers

Consultancy Support Provided

Outsourcing support always commences by obtaining a clear understanding of the operational and service requirements and the organisations commercial objectives. Areas we can provide support:

Particular consideration is given to ensuring that performance monitoring is a key component within the reporting process, the pricing system encourages high standards of productivity, and include an appropriate level of flexibility in the light of changing demands.

Benefits of Outsourcing with Davies & Robson

We have provided clients with logistics outsourcing and tender management solutions for over 30 years. Our outsourcing knowledge gained from practical and consultancy experience allows us to fully understand requirements desired in a third party logistics service provider. This wealth of experience enables us to support you at each stage of the outsourcing process.

Call us on 01327 349090 to speak to one of our consultants or contact us with your logistics outsourcing & procurement consultancy needs.

Case Study

Molson Coors

“The modelling that Davies & Robson's supply chain consultants undertook for Molson Coors (UK & Ireland) gave us a strong platform from which to explore various future strategic distribution scenarios...

Victoria Segebarth, Head of Distribution Transformation, Molson Coors

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