Damco Chooses LLamasoft As Its Supply Chain Design Partner
May 9th, 2012
Ann Arbor, MI – Damco, part of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, one of the world’s leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management services, has selected LLamasoft’s Supply Chain Guru® and Transportation GuruTM to support their crucial supply chain design challenges and initiatives.
With its corporate office in Copenhagen, Demark, Damco provides logistics services to over 10,000 global customers through its network of over 300 offices worldwide. Damco manages and services some of the most complex supply chains in the world across a diverse range of industries.
“Damco differentiates itself by supporting its customers with a supply chain strategy tailored to their businesses. We want to help customers make the right choices at the right time,” said Simon Kristensen, Head of SCD Operations for Damco. “To assist this effort, we have chosen LLamasoft’s solution because it provides us with a full range of tools for design, analysis, optimization and simulation of our customers new supply chain scenarios. The result is a supply chain with the right balance between service, risk and cost for our customers.”
The freight forwarding business is complex and requires constant analysis of transportation networks—not only to create short-term efficiencies for the end customers, but also for long term competitiveness.
By using Supply Chain Guru® users are able to optimize their complete inbound and outbound transportation strategies to make certain that service deliveries are met while achieving savings for all parties involved. Companies that optimize their supply chain network designs can reduce costs by as much as 10-20% while maintaining, or even significantly improving, their customer service levels.
Toby Brzoznowski, LLamasoft’s Executive Vice President added, “We are excited that Damco has selected LLamasoft as its strategic supply chain design partner and we are looking forward to helping Damco support its ongoing supply chain design initiatives.”