Supply Chain Optimization Across Portfolios

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In 2021, private equity firms invested over $50 billion in logistics. That’s over triple the year prior and a third higher than in 2019, a record year that set the previous high-water mark for supply chain investment.

Now is a great time to invest in logistics. But no one makes a fortune blindly running at an opportunity. To make good investment decisions, you need more than favorable indications. You need sturdy tools and sharp industry insight. A good third-party logistics provider (3PL) is a vital part of that picture.

Why choose IL2000 as your 3PL?

IL2000 is unique among 3PLs, and a valuable partner if you’re a private equity firm handling a portfolio of companies facing diverse supply chain challenges.

Real consultation and far-reaching customization

If you’ve already spoken with a 3PL to discuss supply chain optimization, you probably noticed your conversation felt like it was on rails. Why? Because most companies in this space are constrained by prebaked off-the-shelf transportation management system (TMS) software.

IL2000’s approach begins with consultation. Our team develops a textured understanding of the challenges and opportunities shaping your portfolio’s supply chain. We then build on that insight, customizing our industry-leading transportation management system (TMS) to deliver optimal results.

Supply chain enhancements across your whole portfolio

Here’s the truth most 3PLs will steer you away from. Their approach wasn’t made for you. A conventional 3PL caters to lone companies facing easily defined supply chain challenges. Competitive advantage across your whole portfolio is not their concern.

IL2000 sources expertise from every corner of supply chain management to deliver both a broader perspective and a deeper repertoire of services. We’re uniquely positioned to maintain eyes and ears across all companies within your purview, offering multifaceted solutions to complex challenges. 

A vigilant eye for the bottom line

A TMS-only solution can save you money on shipments. A big consulting partner can offer insights encompassing R&D, manufacturing and the customer journey. Neither of these partners, however, can offer deep insight into end-to-end supply chain optimization.

Supply chain costs can consume up to 20% of a company’s sales dollar. IL2000’s freight audit and enhanced BI capability equip you to directly target this significant portion of operational expenditure, improving your portfolio’s bottom line and future-proofing freight operations in the process.

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