Logistics Service Providers
Logistics Service Providers
Customer specific services and cost efficient business processes are prerequisites for successful Logistics Service Providers. Modern integrated IT-Systems and new technologies play an ever increasing role in being successful.
As one of the leading process and IT consultancies, Westernacher has supported Logistics Service Providers for many years to operationalize their business strategies globally. We offer amongst others the following services:
- Best Practice Process- and IT Health Checks
Comparison to Best Practice and potential improvements:
Within a few days, we jointly conduct a high level process and IT review and evaluate potentials for optimization based on best practice. In doing so, we also recommend required actions for improvement including the expected business benefits.
- Feasibility Study
Selection of the Best Fit Process and IT Solution:
Based on our practical proven methods, we help our clients establish well-grounded decision making processes for selecting the best fit IT solutions. This is a product agnostic review and would consider SAP as well as non-SAP solutions.
- Westernacher Process Implementation Templates
Efficient Process and IT Implementations with our Templates:
In addition to SAP Standard Solutions and Implementation Standards, Westernacher has developed Logistics Service Provider templates or modules. These include specific SAP Add-Ons for Logistics Service Providers and tools that enable Logistics Service Providers to accelerate typical processes. For example we have templates for onboarding new warehouses or customers within days which makes for very agile offerings at significantly reduced costs.
- Operational & IT Transformation
Process optimization, IT Roadmap, SAP Implementation and organizational development:
“Knowing where to go is important – but reaching your goals is the real achievement“
Based on our Company’s Philosophy, we help our customers realize their target processes in conjunction with relevant SAP Solutions and new technologies. In doing so, we also take cognizance of the change management required and consider organizational requirements starting from the definition of new roles and responsibilities to training and enablement.
- Opex or capex? Buy or rent? Westernacher Managed Services
Predefined SAP Solutions for Logistics Service Providers as Managed Services:
Logistics Service Providers are more and more considering renting of licenses together with a bundle of Services such as Hosting, Application Management or Support Services. With this Approach, Investment Costs for our customers will transform into plannable and better manageable operational costs with the flexibility to adapt licensing and IT infrastructure in accordance with changing business requirements. Westernacher is a pioneer in delivering Managed Services for Logistics Service Providers and offers pre-defined SAP Solutions and customer tailored Services.
- Support to maintain Operational Excellence
Defined Application Support and Services:
After the successful Go Live of an Implementation, professional support to maintain operational excellence plays a vital Role. Westernacher offers customer tailored Support Services on a global basis.
- Continuous Process Improvements
Analysis and Implementation of continuous Process Improvements:
Standing still means going backwards. To maintain competitive advantage an organization needs to constantly look to improve processes and IT solutions. Westernacher offers Smart Business KPI Checks and continuous analysis and evaluation regarding potential process optimizations. We also consider what benefit SAP Enhancement Packs and releases will bring to your business.