At its most basic level, Order Management is the organization of purchase orders to identify cost and efficiency gains. However, with the cascade of data available through modern technology, order management has evolved into one of the most complex aspects of the global supply chain.
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Our services are customized to your individual needs, ensuring that your end-to-end solution addresses your unique supply chain.
purchase order management
Streamline your purchase order (PO) management as you source from vendors around the globe, consolidating communication and fulfillment in one easy platform.
Enjoy faster delivery times, decreased costs, and less risk to inventory when you allow APL Logistics to act as your single point of contact across multiple vendors and countries.
Manage vendors at the point of origin to ensure quality control, ship window compliance, and packaging standards.
Our proprietary Order Management solution focuses on four key capabilities…
The Vendor Collaboration portal provides a critical interface between your vendors and APL Logistics. Vendors can see orders and update production milestones. User-role specific access allows responsible parties to focus on relevant information, such as Order Allocations, Production Tracking, Booking, Label Printing, and Document Submission.
Our Shipment Planning tools organize and streamline how your business rules are applied, ensuring the most efficient shipment methods. Underpinning this powerful capability is our world-class origin and destination operations teams who assess and document your supply chain processes so that the end product is exactly what you want and expect.
Visibility & Reporting
LSS+ provides a control tower view into your supply chain and a dynamic work queue to support your decision-making process. Ensuring that all pieces are accounted for, loaded properly, and documents are collected. LSS+ offers Standard Report Templates, a Custom Report Builder, the ability to Track orders with integrated visibility, and provides Automated Alerts for areas that need attention.
Our analytics dashboard allows you to view your supply chain performance from different perspectives so you can adjust to meet your KPI’s. We have the expertise, infrastructure, and resources to help fast-track your analytics projects, such as measuring KPI’s, creating visualizations, or deploying machine learning / AI. LSS+ dashboards include standard logistics KPI’s, ERP Lead Time Analysis and Recommendations, Forecasting Volume and Allocations, and GHG Emissions Calculations and Mitigation.
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