- The French logistics service provider is among the top contract logistics companies in India to provide Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) services;
- The Control Tower provides technology-driven supply chain services with end-to-end visibility;
- Control Tower offers supply chain restructuring, transformation & optimisation through data analysis, network re-engineering and process automation.
- One of the top 3 contract logistics companies in India, FM Logistic is growing at the rate of 25% Year on Year.
20th June 2023: French contract logistics provider, FM Logistic, inaugurated its first Control Tower (CT) facility at a grand event in Pune on Tuesday. The Control Tower is part of FM’s strategy to enhance its 4PL and LLP offering, The occasion was graced by Jean-Christophe Machet, CEO of FM Logistic, Sebastien Maquet, CFO, FM Logistic, Stéphane Descarpentries, Managing Director, Asia and Strategic Projects, and Ajit Jangle, Managing Director, FM Logistic India.
In India, FM Logistic is among the top contract logistics companies that offer this technology-driven supply chain service that will enable its customers to significantly optimise their logistics cost through FM’s gain share mechanism. Through this new offering, FM Logistic will provide its customers all across the country with centralized transportation control tower services that offer end-to-end visibility.
Backed by a dedicated team of experts, the control tower offers:
- An array of transportation services ranging from order management, network design, transport simulation and vehicle management to track-and-trace services
- Complete process automation to reduce duplicated efforts & utilize optimised resources
- The CT Integrated Logistics Platform enables EDI / API integration with the customer’s ERP as well as track & trace systems to ensure seamless data transfer and 100% visibility
- Real-time performance reporting through Business Intelligence dashboards
- In the case of an exigency, predictive analysis is a key feature of the CT solution that aids in decision-making
About this achievement, Jean-Christophe Machet said, “At FM Logistic, we are always willing to adapt to the current market demands. The COVID-19 pandemic has confirmed that it is critical for supply chains to cater to the ever-changing needs of the business. Our new control tower solution in India reaffirms our commitment to helping our customers meet their growing business needs efficiently, by offering mutualised solutions enabling more sustainable and economical supply chains”
FM Logistic India’s newly appointed Managing Director, Ajit Jangle, added, “It gives me immense pleasure to inaugurate our new Control Tower facility. We continue to strengthen our leading position in India through this sophisticated digital solution. This new offering provides consolidation, optimisation and efficiency – all the prerequisites for a robust supply chain. In today’s volatile business environment, it is imperative to build and maintain robust and resilient supply chains. Through this new service, we are certain that we ensure the future readiness of our customers’ supply chains and in turn, delight them. By means of this technology-driven solution, we will efficiently enable our customers to expand their business horizons.”
India’s logistics sector is expected to grow from a $200 billion market in 2020 to $320 billion by 2025. Backed by the Indian government to further strengthen supply chains with the introduction of the National Logistics Policy in September 2022, India continues to draw attention as a major logistics hub in Asia. To keep its leading hub status, Indian supply chains need to be customer-centric requiring greater use of digital technologies. In the quest for visibility and greater customer centricity, more companies have implemented or are considering rolling out a supply chain control tower.
FM Logistic India’s control tower has been set up at its headquarters in Pune. A dedicated team of around 100 experts is responsible to oversee the functioning of this revolutionary business solution.
About FM Logistic
Supporting the development of sustainable omnichannel supply chains is at the core of FM Logistic’s strategy, as illustrated in its tagline: “Supply Change”.
Founded in France in 1967, the family-owned company is one of the leading supply chain services companies, serving customers in the FMCG, retail, beauty-cosmetics, industrial manufacturing and healthcare industries. Its services include warehousing, omnichannel fulfilment, co-packing, domestic and international transport, urban logistics operations, as well as supply chain control tower services.
FM Logistic is active in more than 14 countries across Europe, Asia, and Latin America. It has annual revenues of about €1.5 billion and 28,000+ FTE employees. For more information, visit us on our website, on Twitter @FMLogistic and on LinkedIn.
About FM Logistic India
FM Logistic in India is one of the key contract logistics companies. It has a presence over 100+ locations and manages 7.0+ million sq. ft. of warehousing space. FM Logistic India provides Warehousing & Distribution Logistics services for the FMCG, Retail, Automotive, E-commerce, Engineering, Telecom, Pharma and other sectors. The company is the recipient of several Logistics and Supply Chain Management awards that bear testament to the quality and focus that it brings to its customers. For more information, please visit India website. You may follow FM Logistic India on LinkedIn.
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