The volume of goods moved through intercontinental supply chains is constantly on the rise. Companies are now adding value to products and services on a global basis. Since most networks grow out of necessity over time, it rare today that  material flows are able to be combined and processed efficiently. This results in high costs and low performance levels throughout the entire supply chain. Transparency, which is essential for coordinated material flow, is often not sufficiently available.

Oftentimes, the flows of information and materials are not coordinated jointly; there is a lack of general transportation standards and uniform approach to procuring logistics services. This leads to high costs and marginal performance throughout the entire supply network. On a global level this lack of transparency results in long lead times, high inventory levels and less flexibility.

4flow  has extensive experience optimizing and managing global supply chains. The ultimate goal is to bring transparency to the entire worldwide network. With that transparency, we then harness significant optimization opportunities, and manage the supply chain accordingly.

Continuous network optimization leads to significant supply chain cost reduction

The optimization and operation of global supply chains by 4flow enables supply chain cost reduction up to double-digit percentages and a boost in service level.

By working together with 4flow, customers achieve among the following:

  • Increase transparency in the entire network
  • Improve informational value
  • Create synergies among regions, manufacturers, and suppliers
  • Reduce inventory through introduction of material and transportation management
  • Evaluate scenarios quickly
  • Segment the supply chain
4flow bundles the flow of information and materials in global supply chains to create synergies among different regions
4flow bundles the flow of information and materials in global supply chains to create synergies among different regions

As the main manager and integrator in the global network, 4flow brings about substantial improvements. In addition to managing the daily flow of materials, the experts at 4flow continuously optimize the network.

4flow utilizes state-of-the-art software technology for global supply chain management.

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