Averitt Express enhances its supply chain agility with warehouse management capabilities

Sept. 27, 2004
Averitt Express, a provider of truckload and less-than-truckload carrier services, has implemented SSA Warehouse Management to enhance its supply chain

Averitt Express is an asset based transportation and third-party logistics provider (3PL) with 90 facilities and 6,500 employees. Averitt's customers represent a variety of products that require flexibility to support unique needs, such as kitting and assembly. Averitt has been providing distribution/warehousing solutions for a select group of its customers for almost 15 years and added warehousing capabilities to support its go-to-market strategy of becoming an end-to-end logistics provider."We now have better control and visibility of our inventory

and we are able to offer to our clients more value-added kitting services, which in turn enables their customers to receive the products and delivery services they need at the price point they are looking for," says Chuck Odom, vice president of sales, Averitt Express Supply Chain Solutions.With SSA Warehouse Management, Averitt now offers a full suite of logistic services. In addition, the company has already realized an increase in customer satisfaction and a decrease in customer inquiries. Averitt Express customers can use a self-service method to rate, track and trace orders from the point of distribution to final delivery. These customers can also select the optimal route for an order based on variables such as weight, product-type, transit-time and destination.The SSA Warehouse Management solutions provide end-to-end fulfillment functionality, from order inception to order shipment and are designed for both traditional and high-volume, complex fulfillment operations. SSA Warehouse Management is designed for 3PLs, distributors, manufacturers, and aftermarket automotive companies, as well as retail, grocery and wholesale operations.



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