CooperVision was rapidly growing its contact lens business even before recent acquisitions that added significant new volume. Fortunately, the company already had a plan to increase and improve its logistics capabilities well under way.
Great vision inspires great effort, sometimes turning the improbable into life-changing reality. This is the story of one man's desire to bring reliable and inexpensive phone service to the people of India and the supply-chain effort that helped make it happen.
Increased offshore manufacturing coupled with growing demands for more customized products and rapid delivery require a more flexible order-fulfillment model. Supply-chain strategists and solution providers are responding to this challenge.
While logistics outsourcing may seem like a mature business concept, five smaller 3PLs show how new concepts, better technology and outstanding performance can bring new benefits to companies open to fresh ideas.