JDA Software Group, Inc., has launched a new business unit dedicated to delivering a comprehensive set of supply chain solutions to the global third party logistics (3PL) marketplace. This move reinforces JDA's commitment to provide 3PLs with innovative distribution-centric solutions and full lifecycle engagements that enable 3PLs to expand their service portfolio, increase revenue and improve margins while reducing total cost of ownership.
"Shippers and 3PLs are reevaluating the nature of their strategic relationships in an effort to expand beyond warehousing and transportation services into all aspects of the end-to-end supply chain," said Todd Johnson, global vice president, 3PL, JDA Software. "This newly formed business unit will enable 3PL organisations to expand their service portfolio to deliver growth, differentiation and profitability by leveraging JDA's market-leading supply chain solutions and a robust cloud and services offering."
JDA offers a suite of end-to-end supply chain, pricing and revenue management solutions, including critical execution capabilities such as warehouse management and transportation management solutions. JDA's solutions support contract logistics, freight forwarding, cargo and contract manufacturing companies. These solutions are designed in a way that enables 3PLs to offer specific services for the hi-tech, automotive, CPG, retail, and other industries enabled by JDA's solutions. This end-to-end footprint combines supply chain planning capabilities like demand and fulfillment planning together with supply chain execution capabilities like warehouse, transportation and distributed order management. For logistics service providers in the cargo market, JDA solutions also enable pricing and revenue management excellence.
Additionally, JDA offers 3PLs fast implementation cycles and reduced total cost of ownership with complete, dedicated 3PL solution lifecycle support based on JDA's key services enablers: consulting, education and cloud operations, utilising 3PL-specific offerings delivered by JDA's combined on-shore and off-shore Center of Excellence resource platform.
JDA's 3PL solutions are utilised by over 200 of the largest 3PL companies across more than 75 countries, including 7 of the top 10 global 3PL companies