Modern Data Solutions for Logistics Companies
Move more freight with One Six Solutions helping transform your logistics company into a Modern Data Organization.
Why a Modern Data Organization for Logistics?
A Modern Data Organization for logistics companies streamlines, standardizes, and automates their internal and external data management process. This allows teams to shift their focus from data management to growing and improving their business.
Modern data analytics enables your business to:
The field of data management and analytics is constantly evolving, with new technologies and regulations emerging all the time. Logistics companies must stay up-to-date with these changes in order to remain competitive and compliant.
Identify inefficiencies and bottlenecks that are impacting your ability to deliver goods quickly and reliably. This can help you to optimize operations and increase revenue by improving delivery speed and reliability, which can lead to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Adapt & Scale Solutions
Logistics companies deal with massive transactional data that can grow out of hand fast. Modern data solutions are able to scale up quickly and tackle large complex data sets in real-time, and are adaptable with systems across the organization.
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Logistics companies rely on accurate and reliable data to make critical decisions and optimize their operations at each level of the company. A modern data organization has seamless access to this data across the organization.
Building a Modern Data Organization for Logistics Companies with One Six
One Six’s approach to help logistics companies become Modern Data Organizations involves:
- Creating an enterprise data strategy custom-tailored to your business
- Selecting and implementing modern data platforms and tools
- Implementing advanced analytics and machine learning techniques to improve data-driven decision making
- Modernizing data processes and teams
- Building data applications with integrated analytics and utilizing advanced analytics capabilities
1. Enterprise Data Strategy
To help our logistics clients accelerate their path to a data-driven organization, we built a customizable strategy custom-tailored to the logistics industry. Our team of strategy consultants works closely with your business and technology organization to define your modern data strategy and build an executable plan to achieve it.
This multifaceted initiative will focus on the following key areas:
We analyze the existing data assets, strategy, platforms, people, and processes and create a scorecard of your organization’s data maturity.
We create a strategic vision for the future state of your data-driven organization that includes technology, people, processes, and data use cases.
We develop a roadmap to move you from this current state to the future state prioritized by the projects that provide the most value.
Our team created the Data Roadmap process to help logistics firms map their path from their current state to their desired future state. This process prioritizes projects with high ROI and low risk. Our strategists will collaborate with your team to determine the most impactful projects in the short and long term. They will create a list of prioritized projects using an opportunity matrix, which will show which projects deserve investment and the best order to tackle them.
2. Modern Platform and Tools
Logistics companies deal with massive amounts of transactional data from multiple systems including internal Order Management Systems (OMS), Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), Yard Management Systems (YMS), Transportation Management Systems (TMS), HR, CRM, and finance, as well as needing to integrate with external partners, vendors, and customer systems. To remain competitive, and move freight effectively and efficiently, it is critical for logistics companies to integrate all of their systems and data sources to ensure that Core Business KPIs are defined, measured, and reported equally to all users.
One Six Solutions has extensive experience helping logistics companies design, build, and implement Modern Data Platforms and Tools that consider all aspects of the client’s business goals to deliver robust end-to-end systems that prioritize security, scalability, and ease of use, with proven industry best practices.
Modern Data Platforms & Tools Solutions
Imagine the possibilities for your organization with all of your data sources connected to a central data warehouse or data lake. Data is cleansed, transformed, and analytics-ready, at scale and in real-time.
Our consulting services can help address any data-related challenge, whether you need to set up a centralized repository that integrates with other platforms or you want to optimize your existing system to better support analytics initiatives. Our experienced team of data management professionals has seen and done it all.
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Featured Case Study – Data Warehouse
One Six Solutions recently helped a third-party logistics company implement a Data Warehouse solution that utilizes a modern cloud data architecture to reduce maintenance overhead as well as allow the client to scale in size as their data needs continue to grow.
3. Advanced Analytics
In today’s world, it has become a necessity for logistics companies to employ advanced analytics solutions that scale up quickly and tackle large complex data sets in near real-time. Predictive analytics from a single source of truth that can help with accurate forecasting, and utilize that data to grow the business and identify new revenue streams are a must-have.
Additionally, warehouse teams are not sitting at computers – they are on the floor and need data at their disposal. Embedding analytics into devices on the warehouse floor puts data-driven decision-making into the hands of your team in real-time.
One Six has extensive experience delivering advanced analytics solutions for logistics companies that produce better business outcomes. Whether your organization could benefit from embedded analytics, custom dashboards, self-serve reporting for your customers, streaming real-time data to all of your operational devices, or machine learning and AI, we can help.
One Six recently helped a logistics company improve labor utilization, identify and eliminate bottlenecks and prioritize warehouse activities based on high-volume tasks and deadlines with an embedded solution at the warehouse level.
4. Modern Data Process & Teams
Once the data strategy is defined and modern data platforms/tools are in place, a modern data logistics organization should shift its focus to process and team structure. However, investing in the appropriate talent and support infrastructure can be difficult. Factors such as business priorities, location, bandwidth, and cost, are all common pain points that companies face when undergoing modern data process and teams initiatives.
Working with One Six provides your organization access to the technology skill sets to improve your analytics capabilities while reducing the cost of your internal IT support services, while we help train your team on your new modern data platforms and tools and ensure full adoption across your team.
And many of our logistics clients prefer to continue having One Six manage their data analytics. In this case, we will partner with you to deliver data-driven results, without the hassle of taking on the underlying expense of building your development and/or support team. We call this partnership Managed Analytics.
5. Data-Native Applications
Data-native applications can help logistics companies make more informed decisions by providing real-time information and analytics, where and where a team member needs it. This can help them to anticipate and respond to changes in the market or supply chain.
One Six is unlike most data consulting companies in that native application development is at the core of our business. We have successfully designed and built data-native applications that drive better business outcomes for logistics companies, and an array of other industries.
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