Transportation is a critical element of a retailer’s overall supply chain that plays a major role in order fulfillment and customer satisfaction. It is also a major cost center, with outbound transportation accounting for as much as half of total supply chain costs. Yet transportation is often ignored or optimized at the expense of other parts of the supply chain, such as inventory or service levels.
Sedlak is a trusted partner with the expertise in transportation to help retail clients achieve the right balance between transportation and other aspects of their supply chains to maximize service and reduce costs.
Exceptional Capabilities in Transportation Management
Retailers who want to effectively manage their transportation face a convoluted jumble of rates, surcharges, accessorials, freight classifications and tariffs. Sedlak’s transportation management experts help clients sort through and quantify these complexities to realize cost savings and improved service.
Our analysts utilize a proven, data-driven approach to determine client business requirements and develop the decision criteria for potential transportation improvement opportunities, including contract renegotiation and freight consolidation strategies. We also help clients develop performance metrics and select and implement systems to better assess and manage their transportation operations.
As an end-to-end distribution and logistics advisory firm, Sedlak addresses transportation as an integral component of the retail supply chain to enable balanced optimization for our clients.
Retail Transportation Management Services
Developing and implementing winning retail transportation management strategies is an integral part of our client services, and our analysts and advisors are passionate about Delivering Remarkable Experience and helping to solve your toughest challenges through targeted solutions. Please fill out our contact form below, and a Sedlak professional will be in touch shortly to discuss your transportation management needs.