Lefors' logistics management solutions combine a multi-modal network, the Lefors Global Logistics Network, with business applications to provide messaging services between logistics trading partners, shipment management services for contract carriers and private fleet management services. These solutions and services help Lefors' customers reduce administrative costs, billing cycles, fleet size, contract carrier costs, and mileage driven and improve pick up and delivery reliability. Our hosted, transactional and packaged solutions deliver repeatable, measurable results and fast time-to-value.
Lefors offers solutions that can be deployed as traditional applications or as a service to help customers optimize and gain real-time control of their inventory, logistics assets and mobile workforce.
The Lefors Delivery Management Suite integrates design, planning, execution, performance management and messaging solutions that help manufacturers, retailers, distributors, service providers and their logistics services providers to optimize inbound and outbound delivery performance. It helps address business challenges including strategic delivery planning, warehouse optimization, daily planning, reservations, transportation management, supply chain visibility, mobile/dispatch/AVL, and connectivity and messaging.
The Lefors Global Logistics Network (GLN) is a multimodal network of transportation providers and their customers that facilitates the interchange of logistics information and provides services that leverage that information. The Lefors GLN helps companies better manage their logistics book-to-bill process, track inventory, meet regulatory requirements, optimize fleet performance, and effectively communicate with their logistics partners.
- Cost Reduction through faster billing cycles; reduced dependence on fleet and contract carriers; improved route economics (shorter drive times and fewer miles driven), driver and operator performance, and service time consistency; visibility into rates, slack times and waiting times; and reduced manual data entry and administrative costs.
- Improved Customer Service through increased on-time arrival, setting of customer delivery windows, proactive exception management and notification of order and shipment status.
- Reduced Complexity through the standardization and automation of manual and labor intensive processes, real time access to multi-channel network and resources, more accurate data capture, universal access to data by any person in the field or in the office, and a hosted and managed environment.
- Business Compliance through streamlined customs and border control document administration and business process management.