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5GROUP REPORT

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Supply chain services that Linfox can provide its customers

  1. Planning expertise

Linfox has been operating in the transport industry in many countries for almost 50 years. Vast experience in the industry has enabled the company to acquire a wealth of information that could be easily provided to various needy stakeholders.

  1. Engaging IT systems

The company is reputed for having customized trucks that could be used to serve various purposes. With increasing demand for their services, the company could advance its technological platforms to enhance service provision, especially with sensitive or perishable goods and those that require special care.

  1. Providing transport logistics

The right information at the right time is fundamental for success of any business (Sparling, 2002). The company is increasingly working with rapidly expanding business that may lack expertise in various areas. For that reason, provision of logistical information could be part of supply chain services that Linfox will be offering to its clients.

  1. Managing issues related with scale of economies

Economies of scale are vital in achieving a competitive edge over other market players (Alexiou, 2011). Because Linfox has capacity to handle huge volumes of cargo, businesses could always rely on their services to attain favorable deals that could reduce their costs and reduce their price margins. For instance, in India, Linfox used trailers designed to transport increased payload for the sake of advancing more benefits to their client. Such services could be easily replicated in many parts of the world whenever necessary.

  1. Linking producers and consumers

The company serves both producers and consumers of a variety of products. In that respect, it provides a good point of linkage between producers and consumers. The company can assist producers to locate market while on the other hand, help consumers access source of various products.

  1. Enhancing operational standards

The company can create a research and development department to oversee various developmental issues, especially in areas deemed crucial to enhancing quality of services within the industry. Areas that could be the epicenter of research and development include design of trucks, training of personnel, changing market preferences and elements of storage. Having up-to-date information is crucial to expansion of market share.

How the services benefit the company

  1. Expansion of market share

As the company engages in expansion and improvement of its services, global reputation continues to grow. In the Asian-pacific region, the company holds a huge market share because of its excellence in delivery of services and development of good relationships with clients. In future, it is possible to expand market margin if effort is made to improve services, maintain current customers and attract new customers.

  1. Company growth

Expansion of operations can be directly associated with increasing profit levels (Hitt, 2011). Besides, excellence of service provision encourages company growth by achieving organizational goals and objectives. Success in one organizational function will encourage expansion of strategies to cover new areas of interest. Having a good reputation assists in attracting new clients and accessing the best business deals in the industry.

  1. Providing corporate social responsibility

Services offered, directly and indirectly benefit the company by giving it a chance to exercise corporate social responsibility (Wu, 2008). In Australia and other regions, the company is known to employ many people. In addition, the company supports career development of their employees by offering training services. For instance, in Malaysia, the company boasts having close to 150 specially trained drivers offering their services to various sectors of economy.

References

(2), 248-266.38, Environment and Planning B: Planning and DesignAlexiou, K. (2011). Understanding design as a multi-agent coordination process: distribution, complexity, and emergence.

(1), 9-13.47, Journal of Supply Chain Management Hitt, M. A. (2011). Relevance Of Strategic Management Theory And Research For Supply Chain Management.

(5), 334-342.7, Supply Chain Management: An International JournalSparling, D. (2002). Simulations and supply chains: strategies for teaching supply chain management.

(3), 241-250.13, Supply Chain Management: An International JournalWu, C. (2008). Knowledge creation in a supply chain.