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GXO adds innovative end-to-end supply chain software solutions to GXO Direct network in U.S.

Greenwich, USA  |  octombrie 03, 2023

Logistics leader teams up with Blue Yonder to accelerate start-ups and enhance inventory management

GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, announced today that it is teaming up with Blue Yonder, a leader in intelligent supply chain software, to deploy a new end-to-end supply chain software solution to power its shared warehousing solution GXO Direct in the U.S.

“By leveraging Blue Yonder’s solutions, we’ll enable customers to add features and customized capabilities on an open WMS platform,” said Eduardo Pelleissone, President, Americas and Asia Pacific, GXO. “Customers will now have an agile and cost-effective order management solution with real-time visibility of inventory and orders across all sites. Customers will also have access to value-added services, such as kitting and assembly, to optimize their time and cost to serve. This strengthens our position as a shared warehousing leader as we expand GXO Direct globally.”

GXO Direct is an innovative, flexible, cost-effective solution that provides expertise, technology, capacity and resources on demand. In North America, GXO Direct operates a network of 14 strategically located hubs comprising more than a hundred sites across the U.S. and Canada, increasing operational efficiency for all warehousing services, including returns management, while positioning goods closer to the end consumer and enabling one-day delivery nationwide. The new software solutions from Blue Yonder will enable faster customer onboarding, start-ups and tech integration as well as utilize real-time data to enhance inventory management.

Steve Lewis, U.S. Division President, GXO Direct, added, “We’re excited to work with Blue Yonder to enhance our warehouse capabilities and deliver even faster speed-to-market for our customers across the GXO Direct network in the U.S. Today, businesses require more flexibility than ever. To meet their needs, we are deploying Blue Yonder’s SaaS-based supply chain execution solutions. We’re seamlessly onboarding new customers twice as fast and giving them greater insight into operations, better forecasting with real-time data and updates on order fulfillment.”

GXO is implementing several Blue Yonder solutions to support its GXO Direct network in the U.S., including Warehouse Management System (WMS); Labor Management; Order Management (OMS); Warehouse Execution System (WES), which includes Robotics Hub și Warehouse Tasking; Billing Management, and more.

Mark Nordick, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Logistics Service Providers, Blue Yonder, said, “We’re excited to work with GXO since they are known for helping businesses around the world realize the cost-saving benefits of flexible and automated warehouse solutions. With Blue Yonder technology, GXO will be able to onboard new customers in a matter of weeks and help them grow quickly.”

Since its introduction in the U.S. in 2018, GXO Direct has grown exponentially, adding millions of square feet to its network of fulfillment centers. GXO Direct helps customers boost scalability and flexibility, provides a consistent and reliable fulfillment experience, increases end-to-end visibility through technology and turns reverse logistics from a cost center into a profit center. GXO Direct’s network of warehouses is strategically located near major metropolitan markets, which increases operational efficiency and enables one-day delivery for brands while reducing transportation costs and cutting carbon emissions from shipping. In March, GXO launched GXO Direct in the U.K. with plans to expand across Europe.

As part of GXO’s commitment to continuous improvement and deployment of advanced technology to help its customers, it will continue to engage Blue Yonder on value-added customizations, enabling GXO to better serve the needs of its customers. To learn more about how GXO and Blue Yonder are helping customers achieve logistics at full potential, please watch this short video.

Despre GXO Logistics

GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO) este cel mai mare furnizor de servicii logistice contractuale dedicate din lume și beneficiază de creșterea rapidă a comerțului electronic, a automatizărilor și a externalizării. GXO se angajează să ofere un loc de muncă diversificat, de clasă mondială, pentru peste 130.000 de membri ai echipei în peste 970 de locații care însumează aproximativ 20 de milioane de metri pătrați. Compania colaborează cu cele mai importante companii blue-chip din lume pentru a rezolva provocările logistice complexe cu soluții avansate din punct de vedere tehnologic pentru lanțul de aprovizionare și comerț electronic, la scară largă și cu rapiditate. Sediul corporativ al GXO se află în Greenwich, Connecticut, SUA. VizitatiGXO.compentru mai multe informatii si conectati-va GXO pe LinkedIn, X, Facebook, Instagram și YouTube.

About Blue Yonder

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