Multimodal solutions offer the opportunity to balance different modes of logistics and transport to optimise factors of time, cost, service and environment. In a fast-moving world, today’s ‘best’ solution may not be that of tomorrow. To manage multiple modes effectively requires collaboration, communication and connectivity in all the physical and information flows. Well managed, there are no redundant assets deployed or unnecessary steps taken, but the system retails the flexibility to avoid or manage risk.
Meeting customers’ needs
Damco solutions are flexible and future proof. With our services, we can time your shipments according to your production schedule, improving inventory flow. Our extensive network of hubs guarantees a high level of control over the entire transportation process, ensuring timely coordination between origin and destination.
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Macro-economic changes and shifts in trade patterns have their impact on global supply chains. They provide opportunities as well as challenges. Let’s have a closer look at some developments in logistics that are directly or indirectly caused by changes in trade patterns, in GDP growth or in customer behaviour.
If you are involved in international logistics, it is likely that you already work with one or more third-party logistics providers (3PLs) or are considering to purchase 3PL services in the near future. In either case it is critical that you select the right company for the job.