Inbound Logistics | July 2022



D HL Supply Chain, the global and North American contract logistics leader within Deutsche Post DHL Group, o˜ers a broad suite of integrated solutions, bringing flexibility, predictability, and speed to customers’ supply

Scott Sureddin CEO

Philippe Gilbert Executive Vice President

U PS Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) helps companies of all sizes see the big picture. It is focused on providing customers with the visibility, expertise, and control to make more informed business decisions by putting the customer rst, being people led, and driving innovation, which helps deliver more value across the entire supply chain. The 3PL’s supply chain expertise, end-to-end services, and value-added solutions are designed to scale with growing businesses and help them grow even faster. UPS SCS helps companies manage their ow of goods from receiving to storage to order processing to shipment. The company offers warehousing and distribution services, e-fulllment, and service parts logistics. “UPS SCS has been focused on co nnecting our digital technologies across the end-to-end supply chain, including warehouse systems, robotics, articial intelligence, visibility and shipping platforms, sensor technology, and many

chains. The company delivers exceptional operational service and innovative solutions with deep expertise in vertical markets, including automotive, chemicals, life sciences and healthcare. DHL Supply Chain enables customers to grow their business by providing more certainty in operating performance and implementing lean logistics processes and automation that deliver greater e ciency, agility, and resilience. Optimizing supply chains to enhance performance allows customers to focus on core business and strategy. In 2021, DHL Supply Chain marked several achievements in their Accelerated Digitalization strategy. The company deployed more than 2,000 assisted picking robots (LocusBots) from Locus Robotics across more than a dozen of its e-commerce and consumer warehouses— more than any other contract logistics company. They also deployed autonomous forklifts, which have driven a 20% increase in e ciency. In June 2022, they achieved a momentous 100 million units picked in its North American facilities by LocusBots. Automation has also been integral to the company’s peak season strategy. DHL Supply Chain can swiftly add more assisted picking robots where needed to support demand shifts and seasonal peaks in preparation for peak periods. It also makes it easier to train workers with minimal onboarding e˜ort. Their associates have also described how easy it is to learn how the robots work and have quickly embraced the expanded capabilities. The company plans to continue its focus on innovation to drive per- formance for its associates and customers, having already implemented a wide range of innovation solutions for 97% of its customers. “At DHL Supply Chain, we are committed to continuous innovation and digital transformation to optimize the end-to-end supply chain. Investing in technology plays an

other innovative solutions,” says President Philippe Gilbert. “This is transforming how we do business and the experience for our customers.”

CLIENT ROSTER: • Bentley Motors • Cisco Systems • Converse • Harman • K12 •

important role in increasing operational e ciency and creating a better working environment for our associates,” says Scott Sureddin, CEO of DHL Supply Chain, North America .

CLIENT ROSTER: • Advanced Drainage Systems • Brooks Running Shoes

• Carrier • Ferrero • Gianbia • IKEA • Siemens


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