At GEODIS, we understand that inbound logistics is more than a daily delivery to a warehouse or manufacturing plant. It is labor planning, visibility, vendor management, and resources.
Our inbound transportation solution offers significant cost reduction and service improvements through the power of visibility. By gaining greater visibility into inbound shipments, you are able to manage inventory more effectively, reduce the incidence of inbound premium freight, eliminate production delays, and improve your ability to service your customers. Our Transportation Management team can manage your shipments so they arrive when and how you need them. On top of that, GEODIS can improve the laborious process of maintaining manual routing guides for your vendors by leveraging technology and assisting with onboarding your vendors into a formal program, all to enforce compliance from your vendors.
Our drayage program drives efficient handling of inbound containers resulting in lowered detention, demurrage, and delay. Our technology our customers visibility, and proactive monitoring of international dray shipments.
Gaining control over inbound shipments can allow you to capture savings opportunities you didn’t even know were possible and doesn’t have to come with a significant capital investment. With GEODIS, you gain compliance toward low cost routing, more effective freight planning and freight consolidation, visibility to shipment events, and issues and greater efficiency.
Our TMS has the ability to manage inbound POs, while serving as a dynamic routing guide for your vendors. This gives our customers the ability to drive compliance with their vendors on ship dates, carriers used, quantities, and allows them to hold their vendors accountable.
GEODIS’s inbound transportation solution focuses on the following areas: