Top 10 Supply Chain Consulting/Services Companies - 2020

In the current global business scenario, heightened customer expectations are impacting every part of the supply chain. At the same time, next-generation delivery and logistics management solutions are making global supply chains faster, smarter, sustainable, and more customer-centric.

As the latest in 5G wireless networks start to come alive, they’re going to enable supply chains to have unprecedented visibility into every phase of their operations by allowing far greater use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Also, advanced data analytics is going to be an indispensable part of supply chains going forward to assist with strategic planning, resource deployment, and asset management.

On the other hand, AI's potential is slowly being realized with the first few applications, namely automation of numerous supply chain processes, such as demand forecasting and predictive maintenance. In congruence with blockchain, the convergence of tech can tackle long-standing challenges presented across complex global supply chains. With that being said, more businesses are welcoming the idea of ‘Supply Chain as a Service’ or SCaaS business models and outsourcing activities like logistics, manufacturing, and inventory management. As supply chains grow faster, longer, more adaptable, and more complex, companies that embrace digitization and move early on to emerging solutions will be in the best position to compete in the challenging industry.

This edition of CIOReview features companies that are at the forefront of offering supply chain solutions and consulting/ services. A distinguished panel and CIOReview’s editorial board has assessed and shortlisted some of the most prominent organizations in the industry. We present to you – “Most Promising Supply Chain Consulting/ Services Companies – 2020”.

Top Supply Chain technology Consulting Companies

The Implico Group offers future-looking solutions and services for supply chain management, process automation, and data communications. It optimizes logistics and business processes for oil and gas downstream companies. The international consulting and software company with its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, has subsidiaries in Europe, the Middle East and the United States. The Implico Group firmly believes that employees achieve the best results when they regard their work as fun. Consequently, the company cherishes and promotes a good work-life balance and a collegial atmosphere

T Exponents is a business transformation and strategic technology services firm and its specialties include supply chain/manufacturing services, IT/Business Assessment & Transformation Services, Customer Experience Consulting, Risk/Security/Compliance Services, Asset Valuation/Financial Modelling, Merger & Acquisitions/Relocation Services, and Program/Project Management Consulting. Founded in 2015, headquartered in Bellevue, WA, the company’s mission is to ensure its portfolio contains projects and contributions that directly benefit the local communities. T Exponents’ Product Engineering group includes a global health product and research group with a goal of developing products that improve the overall success of clinical trials for Medical Facilities, Medical Institutions and Pharmaceutical Companies

AB Global Logistics Consulting

AB Global Logistics Consulting

Established in 2011, AB Global Logistics Consulting is an efficiency-driven firm focused on providing exceptional results for its clients. The company partners with clients to determine their needs and secure the ideal solutions to meet their goals. The company, with its twenty years of national and international experience, finds, filters through, and partner with industry-leading carriers and professionals. This allows the enterprise to link its clients with services that have a proven track record. Whether by air, sea, or road, the organization offers worldwide shipping coverage. The company also provides full-service warehousing solutions including, pick and pack, storage, and delivery

ChainSequence

ChainSequence

ChainSequence is a unique consulting group with extensive hands-on experience in high-tech manufacturing in combination with broad consulting experience in Supply Chain management. The company’s approach is to assimilate into the companies’ environment quickly, listen to their goals, and build consensus among divergent groups to define a supply chain planning process that is right for them. The company offers a fresh perspective toward re-engineering outdated supply chain methodologies and resolving persistent challenges. Its progressive approach provides custom solutions based on the companies’ unique needs. The company is headquartered in Barrington, Illinois

Ion Channel

Ion Channel

Ion Channel is a data platform and service that allows organizations to risk-manage their software supply chain and increase the robustness and resilience of their software infrastructure. The company’s team includes engineers who’ve developed software that runs at speed and scale for commercial, financial services, healthcare, and national security systems. The company combines a strong mission/product focus with operational knowledge of how to build smart workflows and automate everything that can be automated. Every code update to Ion Channel goes through Ion Channel GRC for analysis. The company’s team are active supporters of and contributors to open source projects

JBF Consulting

JBF Consulting

Founded in 2003, JBF Consulting is a supply chain execution strategy and systems integrator to logistics-intensive companies of every size and any industry. The company’s background and deep experience in the field of packaged logistics technology implementation positions it to exceed its client expectations. The company expedites the transformation of supply chains through logistics & technology strategy, packaged & bespoke software implementation, and analytics & optimization. The enterprise, with its team of experts, specializes in Supply Chain Software Implementation, Transportation Management Systems, Fleet Management Systems, freight management, Transportation Technology, and Supply Chain

Miebach Consulting

Miebach Consulting

Miebach Consulting provides supply chain consulting and engineering services in logistics and production for large and medium-sized companies on a global scale. The enterprise designs strategies, develop cost-effective feasible concepts and determine IT solutions and technical equipment right down to the last detail. The company takes over responsibility and implements the solution it has developed. Its service model is built on three main pillars that offer the integration of different capacities, which are Supply Chain Transformation, Engineering & Implementation, and Operational Excellence. Miebach Consulting provides consultancy services to a broad range of industries

Supply Chain Lynx

Supply Chain Lynx

Supply Chain Lynx enables organizational supply chain management capabilities that drive sustainable competitive advantages. Its specialty is software implementation and business process consulting services, but its mission is complete and total client satisfaction. The company first intently focuses on businesses' needs, both implied and expressed, to fully understand the challenges and opportunities they face. Then by combining its unique combination of data modeling skills, in-depth knowledge of software capabilities, and broad operations experience, it produces creative and cost-effective solutions with lasting impact. It helps its clients create agile, robust, high-velocity supply chains by combining leveraging leading decision support tools within disciplined business processes

Tompkins International

Tompkins International

Tompkins International is a global supply chain consulting and solutions firm dedicated to helping clients achieve supply chain excellence and profitable growth. Founded in 1975, Tompkins has integrated its decades of experience in strategy, commerce, logistics, and technology into an ecosystem of six business units, which are Supply Chain Consulting, Material Handling Integration, Robotics, Applied Technologies, Fulfillment Services, and Digital Commerce. By combining best-in-breed services and technologies, Tompkins delivers a true end-to-end supply chain solution enabling clients to improve the customer experience and ensure long-term success. Tompkins is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina

TraceRx

TraceRx

TraceRx is an innovative new approach to supply chain management. Incorporating IoT, artificial intelligence, and RFID technology, the companies can seamlessly connect all aspects of their supply chain from manufacturer to warehouse to distribution. The company is a distributed ledger platform that delivers end-to-end track and traceability across the entire supply chain from manufacture to the last mile at a granular level with our proprietary app, innovative dashboard, the accessibility of cloud computing and security of the blockchain. The enterprise was founded in 2018, and its headquarters are in Glen Allen, Virginia