Empowering Distribution Operations for Competitive Advantage
We understand that distribution companies are challenged with increasingly slim margins and getting the right products to right place at the right time. Balancing the need to maintain the high levels of customer service, required to attract and retain customers, against cost pressures across transportation and labor is no easy task. You need the tools in place to help overcome disparate systems and manual processes, while better managing the inventory, assets, personnel and related business documents you have in motion.
With hundreds of customers around the world just like you, Descartes helps to address the unique requirements and challenges that distributors are faced with. Our domain expertise and the breadth and depth of the software solutions we can provide through our Logistics Technology Platform are unparalleled in the market. We can help you run best-in-class distribution operations with cloud-based solutions and capabilities that span:
- private/dedicated fleet management
- transportation management system
- regulatory and customs compliance
- supply chain visibility for managing inventory flow
- trading partner connectivity and messaging
- and more
Leading distributors around the world rely on Descartes’ market leading supply chain management solutions and commitment to innovation to compete at the highest levels and maintain the margins needed to succeed and grow.
Descartes Solutions for Distributors Support:
- Building Supply, Lumber, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC & Other Construction
- Food & Beverage
- Medical Supplies & Labs
- Propane, Oil & Gas
- Wholesale Distribution
Real Customer Stories
U.S. distributor of food service equipment, Edward Don & Company, streamlines their delivery operations with Descartes’ cloud-based route planning and execution solutions, enhancing customer service and realizing substantial bottom line benefits.
US LBM, one of the largest and fastest growing lumber and building materials distributors in the United States, uses Descartes' automated routing and scheduling technology to power their innovative mobile construction delivery solution.