Contract Logistics

World-class logistics performance

Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) of all kinds need flexible customer operations. Solutions for warehouse management, distribution and billing must handle complex supply chain processes across multiple vertical industries. Softeon supply chain solutions manage multiple clients in one warehouse or across many in a dynamic, scalable framework that quickly onboards new clients.

Customer Accounting
Billing Management
Budgeting Tool
P&L Tool
Sales Toolkit
Cost Modeling
Demo Tool
B2C Enhanced
Order Sourcing
Enhanced Packaging
Rating Integration

Bottom-line performance for 3PLs

Softeon’s web-based solutions create end-to-end supply chain visibility and support partner collaboration with vendors, carriers and customers. Powerful end-to-end supply chain execution capabilities with advanced functionality across order management, distribution and transportation processes improve 3PL operations for virtually any customer segment. Only a browser is required at the individual location level to manage transactions and day-to-day operations, including:

Warehouse Management

  • Plan customer-specific allocation strategies to match supply and demand with advanced wave planning and order fulfillment capabilities
  • Support multiple picking strategies, cross docking and transloading to improve productivity and reduce costs
  • Monitor and manage inventory turns of customer SKUs to control cost and improve operational margins

Product Management and Fulfillment

  • Customer and supplier access to a toolset that allows input of ASNs, vendor managed inventory (VMI) programs and ownership transfer information.
  • Segment operations at the client or job level with in-line slotting and simulation tools and powerful rules-based putaway, replenishment and cycle-count functionality
  • Powerful batch management, lot and serial number tracking for complete track and trace capability across the supply chain

Value-Added Services

  • Track and manage warehouse activity and value-added services (VAS) with a powerful client billing module featuring advanced activity-based costing
  • Advanced capabilities for contract manufacturing: VMI as well as assembly and kitting functionality with real-time pulls and data feeds from ERP systems to trigger the right pick strategy of components

 

  • "Softeon’s highly configurable system helps us with projects that involve things like assemble-to-order, and multi-level bill-of-material management."

    Fred Rake, Senior VP of Worldwide Logistics, CEVA Logistics

  • "We strongly believe the Softeon product suite provides us with the technology framework and ability to offer leading-edge logistics solutions. We now have the capability to attract new business while responding to customer demands more rapidly."

    Emilio Fantozi Temple, CEO, Ransa Comercial S.A., Lima, Peru

  • “With the launch of this IT service, a WMS implementation has less time-to-market than the procurement of a scanner. For small and mid-size businesses with basic requirements, we are now able to configure the WMS in days to match our customer’s requirements. Additionally, DB Schenker Logistics and Softeon have agreed on an attractive commercial offer for this on-demand service to achieve the best possible value for our customers.”

    Michael Brandes, SVP Logistics Engineering, Corporate Contract Logistics/SCM
    DB Schenker Logistics

 

 

Agile 3PL customer operations with Softeon Technology

Softeon solutions allow 3PLs to centralize the management of multiple clients and locations with the flexibility of distributed solution deployments. 3PLs achieve quick integration across multiple systems and integration methods with Softeon technology including:

  • All industry-standard integration protocols such as EDI, ASN and inbound and outbound e-commerce transactions
  • Internal and external systems, including large ERP environments
  • Technical foundation reduces cost and risk of integration

Softeon 3PL Core Modules

Learn more about how Softeon supply chain solutions lead the way for excellence in 3PL operational performance:

Warehouse Management System (WMS):

Superior flexibility for multi-site and multi-tenant requirements with options to activate functions applicable to a tenant. All contract logistics activities are captured with its context to support billing. Simple to complex operations can be co-mingled on the same site to optimize assets and resource usage.

 

Billing Management System (BMS):

A comprehensive rule-based costing and billing module that supports even the most creative sales contracts. Supports multi-level invoicing at a customer, division and project level.

 

Order Management System (OMS):

Manages multi-channel order demand, pricing, promotions and allocation rules to optimally meet customer order fulfillment SLAs. Flexible interface to accept orders from various channels with comprehensive order-to-delivery visibility.

 

Yard Management System (YMS):

Accurate and efficient tracking and management of trailers and containers in shipping yard. Schedule appointments, trailer check-in and audit, age-analysis and check-out functionality. The graphical yard viewing tool provides easy and complete visibility of yard.

 

WMS Cloud:

Offers a cloud-enabled self service platform to rapidly on-board new customers and sites, available for customer hosting or hosted by Softeon in the cloud. Designed primarily for small and medium businesses (SMBs), to support multi-tier warehouse landscapes. Common technology, based on component-based architecture, offers ability to seamlessly grow into Softeon WMS Enterprise.

 

 

 

Softeon 3PL solutions are tailored to the specific needs of 3PLs with rich functionality and unique capabilities that accelerate implementation, reduce costs and maximize ROI.

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