Taylor Johnson; Sara Farstad
Building Bridges
21. May 2024
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How Long-Term Partnerships Ensure a Smooth Logistical Supply Chain

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In the ever-evolving landscape of global commerce, one aspect remains constant: the critical importance of a stable logistical supply chain. For over two decades, we have built a strong partnership with CEVA Logistics. This partnership has been the cornerstone of our operations, providing us with stability and reliability. In this blog, we will explore how our long-standing relationship with CEVA has not only enhanced our logistical capabilities but also enabled us to better serve our customers even in the face of unexpected challenges like the recent pandemic.

The Power of Longevity

With 26 years of collaboration under our belt, our bond with CEVA Logistics runs deep. This partnership has allowed us to establish a level of trust and understanding that is invaluable in the world of logistics. As a result, we enjoy numerous benefits that directly impact the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of our operations.

Competitive Advantage

One of the most significant advantages of our partnership with CEVA is access to highly competitive rates, and to an international freight carrier that they may not have had without us. As it is with most partnerships, the longer your relationship, the bigger and better the benefits. Our time with CEVA enables us to secure favorable pricing that gives us a competitive edge in the market. By passing these savings along to our customers, we not only enhance our value but also create long-term relationships built on trust and mutual benefit.

Unwavering Support

Having a reliable partner like CEVA by our side has been instrumental. Their support and dedication have helped us navigate through the highs and lows of the logistical supply chain with confidence. Whether facing disruptions in transportation or challenges in warehousing, we can always count on CEVA to provide us with the assistance and resources needed to keep our operations running smoothly.

Minimizing Disruptions

The recent global pandemic put strain on logistical networks worldwide, causing widespread disruptions and delays. However, thanks to our strong relationship with CEVA, we were able to minimize the impact on our customers. Leveraging CEVA's vast network and expertise, we were able to proactively address challenges, mitigate delays, and ensure continuity in our supply chain operations. While some disruptions were inevitable, our partnership with CEVA helped us maintain consistency and reliability throughout the crisis.

Strategies for Efficiency

In addition to our partnership with CEVA, we are constantly striving to optimize our supply chain operations. By streamlining our processes and leveraging innovative solutions, we have been able to improve the timeliness and efficiency of our shipments. For example, by reducing the number of stops along our shipment routes from 3 to 2, we have reduced the amount of shipping time. We are saving ourselves and our customers around 2 weeks of shipping time!

We have also partnered with Total Quality Logistics for direct routes, shortening our transit times and enhancing overall efficiency. Furthermore, expanding our Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) network has allowed us to access better rates and greater flexibility, particularly within the Americas. This partnership has allowed us to compare quotes between multiple carriers to find the best rate for our customers. Another strong relationship was established that helps us mutually benefit our customers.

Over the last two years, we have been working on a massive warehouse expansion project that included adding two additional dock doors which allows us to get more product in and out of the warehouse daily, therefore cutting down freight time and cost as well.

In conclusion, the stability of the logistical supply chain is paramount in today's world. Our long-term partnership with CEVA Logistics has been instrumental in ensuring the reliability, consistency, and efficiency of our operations. By working hand-in-hand with CEVA and Total Quality Logistics and implementing strategic initiatives to enhance our supply chain, we remain committed to delivering exceptional service to our customers while staying ahead of the curve in an ever-changing industry. As we look to the future, we are confident that our solid foundation and collaborative approach will continue to drive success and growth for years to come.

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