For more than twenty years, CLX Logistics’ supply chain consulting has helped even the most experienced supply chain managers and executives improve and support their supply chain. As a leading global 3PL that offers supply chain consulting, and can make in the strategic planning process, we are diligent about employing the most experienced minds in the transportation and logistics industry and using the latest technology tools available.

With years of supply chain consulting expertise and the strategic use of advanced TMS and analytics platforms, our supply chain consultants have helped  clients increase performance and reduce costs to create a competitive and reliable supply chain. A supply chain consultation with CLX Logistics includes a comprehensive analysis of your supply chain’s operational structure, followed by our expert recommendations, seamless integration and support. Bringing together your company’s leaders and frontline staff, we leave no stone unturned to ensure your supply chain is performing at the highest level with a supply chain consulting consultation.

The supply chain consulting capabilities at CLX include:

  • Strategic Design

    Logistics Strategy & Networks

    Our consultants will optimize your supply chain to achieve an optimal balance of service, efficiency, flexibility, transparency and sustainability. We will map and assess your processes, locations, suppliers, customers and stakeholders with current market demands and your competitors’ strategies to develop a supply chain approach that delivers – on-time, every-time.

    Sourcing & Procurement

    Implement a custom sourcing strategy that aligns with your strategic corporate goals. We will help you make the right choices when it comes to managing suppliers, whether centralized or local, with proper controls in place. Our sourcing strategy, combined with our streamlined policies and procurement dashboards, will take your company’s procurement functions to the next level.

    Green Logistics

    Following international standards, such as the GHG Protocol, our consultants deliver a sustainable supply chain that reduces the environmental impact of your operation. CLX Logistics will enable you to deliver reports to your stakeholders illustrating the ways you have reduced your supply chain’s carbon footprint, decreased your environmental impact and achieved cost-savings.

  • Tactical Optimization

    Best Practices & Operational Excellence

    Meeting corporate objectives begins with supply chain excellence. Using our problem-solving analysis, we increase process efficiency, quality, and eliminate superfluous activities to reduce costs. These improvements align your processes with strategic priorities, so that your company can achieve its incremental and big-picture growth goals.


    Our transport cost and benchmarking specialists will provide you with invaluable insight by identifying your market position against your competitors – in trade-lanes or international markets. Our Benchmark database contains in excess of EUR 4.1 billion contracted transportation expenditure. Recognized by Gartner and LLamasoft and our 100+ clients, our best-in-class benchmarking process offers:

    • Like-for-like comparison of contracted transportation rates with other multinational shippers
    • Global Benchmark coverage on various transportation commodities
    • Reports within three weeks after data sharing

    Outsourcing & Tendering

    When done properly, outsourcing your logistics activities to a specialized service provider can result in substantial cost savings and superior delivery performance. Whether your needs are global or regional, our consultants will identify the best logistics partner for your company’s needs.

  • Operational Support

    Cost & Performance Management

    CLX Logistics offers a detailed assessment of your critical Supply Chain Performance Indicators combined with a web-based platform that delivers visibility and control.

    • Performance dashboard: operational performance of all warehouse locations (owned and/or outsourced) on uniform targets
    • Logistics costs dashboard: insight into costs for each element of the supply chain on a product and/or customer level
    • Logistics complaints & claims management platform: registers logistics-related complaints including management of the resolution process
    • Savings tracker: provides a financial overview of the actual savings achieved by previous projects

    Scan & Diagnose

    Compare your supply chain with industry or sector best practices. Our scan and diagnose service will uncover qualitative and quantitative improvement areas that we will recommended in combination with a roadmap for implementation.

    For the unexpected times when your company is challenged with unmanageable workloads, lack of management or functional skills, culture change or business turnaround – look to CLX Logistics. Our expertise is available to companies both large and small, as a flexible management resource designed to bridge temporary gaps.

    Training & Interim Support

    For the unexpected times when your company is challenged with unmanageable workloads, lack of management or functional skills, culture change or business turnaround – look to CLX Logistics. Our expertise is available to companies both large and small, as a flexible management resource designed to bridge temporary gaps.

Benefits of Our Supply Chain Consulting

  • Optimization of trade-offs such as service, revenue, cost and asset return
  • Profitable improvements based on performance baselines and benchmarks
  • Performance-driven segmentation of aggregate supply chains
  • Reduced carbon footprint with sustainable operations
  • Balanced service and efficiency within your supply chain structure
  • Significant cost and time savings through flexibility and transparency

Superior supply chain network optimization and simulation services

Supply Chain Network Optimization combines our industry knowledge with our expertise in category management to provide insights that increase supply chain profitability and cash flow. It is estimated that typical unconstrained potential supply chain network optimization impact is often more than 3 percent of sales, presenting a significant opportunity for many organizations.

We use a rigorous process and comprehensive toolkit to evaluate supply chain network efficiency and effectiveness in three steps:

  1. Definition of scope and measures
  2. Development of baseline
  3. Application of analytics, and adaptation

This methodology enables us to gather and analyze the data required to understand historical performance and make adjustments that can deliver significant efficiencies, cost savings, and transportation optimization.

Contact us to discuss how CLX can deliver value to your company through our Supply Chain Network Optimization and Simulation services.

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Green logistics for even greener benefits

Following international standards such as the GHG Protocol, our supply chain consultants work to deliver a more sustainable supply chain to lessen the environmental impact of your operations, and increase your business benefits. Start benefiting today with the ability to report to all stakeholders that you were able to reduce your supply chain carbon footprint and decrease your environmental impact through cost-effective supply chain consulting.

Contact us to optimize your supply chain.