Going green supply chain reduces costs and increases profitability
Are you aware of how much your supply chain affects the environment? Are you able to control the material flow in accordance with best Green Supply practice? Are you prepared for the pending changes in transportation costs, punitive legislation and consumer demand changes? By using the Syncron product portfolio, you could be.
Syncron - a green supply chain pioneer
Syncron aims to be a leading vendor of green supply chain software with the objective of helping our customers to design fully sustainable supply chains, while increasing both performance and profit. Part of Syncron’s consulting services focuses on reducing companies’ supply chain emissions whilst delivering increased profitability.
Change is coming
Many of our customers are already facing explicit demands on emission reduction in the supply chain, and as legislation and fuel prices change, meeting these demands will become increasingly important. All companies in all markets will be affected by increased transportation costs, and adapting to the global awareness of environmental issues will be crucial to staying ahead of competition. A new dimension is being added to the already complex task of creating and maintaining an efficient global supply chain. Supply chain leaders all over the world are facing an entirely new challenge in handling this situation, and adapting to it while keeping business profitable.
The implementation of Syncron products can help reduce the environmental effects of a supply chain in several different ways. Each product is aligned to the existing infrastructure of the customer. Our portfolio can be configured to:
- Greatly reduce the need for emergency ordering
- Enable customer controlled local sourcing
- Enable direct shipment solutions
- Support product and/or customer specific transportation methods
- Reduce buyback/scrap by optimizing stock level with accurate forecasting
- Reduce less-than-truckload transports
- Provide excellent stock visibility
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Preparing for the future
Syncron's product portfolio is already well prepared to control inventory and material flows in an existing supply chain with consideration for the environment. Our combined offering can provide considerable reductions in emissions by focusing the entire ordering and transportation process around specific variables related to the method, distance, frequency and principles for transportation. These variables are defined in cooperation with our customers, to determine how much they influence the performance and cost of the supply chain.