Transportation Logistics

Transportation logistics serve as the backbone of modern commerce. The efficiency and effectiveness of these functions directly impact a company’s bottom line, its relationship with customers and its ability to operate and grow in a complex global marketplace.  Our logistics and supply chain consulting services will optimize your business’s transportation planning functions, leading to improved efficiency, reduced costs, and better service for your customers.


Transportation planning is a critical component of logistics, intimately intertwined with the broader supply chain management process. It involves the strategic and tactical coordination of various aspects of moving goods and materials from one point to another. Effective transportation planning is paramount in ensuring that products reach their intended destinations efficiently, on time, and at minimal cost. This encompasses route optimization, mode selection (whether by road, rail, air, or sea), carrier management, and consideration of factors like shipment volume and urgency. The synergy between transportation planning and logistics is evident in their shared goals: both aim to enhance operational efficiency, reduce costs, and maintain high service levels.  

As we have learned from the pandemic, mitigating transportation and logistics risks allows you to focus on meeting future demands with the ability to scale operations.   


We bring decades of supply chain and logistics consulting experience with a refined approach that follows a set of supply chain planning principles.  These guide our thinking as we co-design future state processes with our clients. 

Our service offering spans across the transportation logistics spectrum: 

  • General Services & Projects 
  • Operations Optimization 
  • Systems & Technology 
  • Network Assessment & Implementation 


Optimizing the interrelated processes of your transportation system begins with a solid strategy and should encompass risk mitigation and the ever-evolving demands of your customersFrom maintaining production efficiency to reducing costs and lead times, the opportunities are waiting for your business to capitalize on them.  

  • Strategy Development & Planning 
  • Cost & Service Benchmarking 
  • RFI / RFP Management 
  • Scenario Modeling & Planning 
  • Carrier Performance Management 
  • Carrier Contract Audit 
  • Sustainability & Green Logistics 


Our logistics consulting firm employs a systematic approach to analyze and optimize the interrelated processes within your business’s transportation system.  

By conducting a comprehensive assessment, we will identify inefficiencies, redundancies, and areas where costs can be reduced. This includes evaluating fleet management, route planning, scheduling, and IT integration. With a wealth of industry knowledge and access to cutting-edge technologies, our supply chain logistics consultants will recommend and implement the right tailored solutions to advance your operations for greater efficiency.  

  • Cost Analysis & Assessment  
  • Network Mapping & Route Optimization 
  • Volume Consolidation & Load Optimization 
  • Labor Cost Optimization 
  • Process Re-Engineering 


Our specialized technology services encompass a wide array of solutions where we provide expert guidance in implementing new systems, optimizing existing platforms, leveraging telematics, or fine-tuning and seamlessly integrating technologies into your existing infrastructure. 

  • Transportation Management Systems 
  • Fleet Management Systems 
  • Fleet Telematics Systems 
  • Route Optimization Software 
  • Systems Integration 


Our experienced logistics consultants understand transportation planning on all levels having come from supply chain operations where they regularly optimize their transportation functions for improved efficiency, increased profitability and competitiveness in the market. 

  • International Freight 
  • FTL / LTL Freight 
  • Intermodal Freight 
  • Last-Mile Delivery 
  • White-Glove Delivery 
  • Same-Day / Expedited Delivery 
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