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Logistics Outsourcing and Tender Management

Over recent years the consultants at Gideon Hillman Consulting have reviewed, developed and managed many Logistics procurement and outsourcing solutions on behalf of clients. The combined logistics contract value has now hit a significant milestone of £1.5BN (GBP).

Our Logistics and Supply Chain Consultants, all of whom have a background of working with or for Transport and Logistics Service Providers, have significant experience in developing the scope of the logistics outsourcing tenders to cover all operational and service requirements; managing the tender process form beginning to end, from writing the scope to response evaluation and final negotiations for Global, European and UK based Multi-modal Transport and  Distribution logistics, warehousing and freight tenders. 

Logistics Outsourcing Experience

Our experience shows that just re-tendering the same in-house or outsourced logistics network can provide cost savings up to 10% of annual costs. However through evaluation of your current and future logistics requirements and subsequent development of a more bespoke logistics outsourcing service requirement, whilst maintaining tight control of the tender process; savings of around 20% to 30% can be achieved. 
Our Logistics outsourcing projects include:

  • Global Freight and landside production Logistics for Triumph Motorcycles
  • UK Distribution Centre for British Gypsum
  • Materials Warehousing and Distribution for Wales & West Utilities
  • European Distribution and ‘Last Mile’ delivery for Triumph Motorcycles
  • UK Home Delivery Logistics Network and Distribution for IKEA
  • Bulk Food Waste Collection and UK transport operations for Biogen (UK)
  • Global Logistics Network for furniture distribution for Regus PLC
  • Global Distribution Centre for fashion and accessories for Triumph Motorcycles
  • Materials warehousing and Distribution for United Utilities
  • UK Distribution for Jiffy Co.
  • UK Logistics Network for Sherwin Williams (Ronseal)
  • UK frozen Logistics and Distribution Networks for Quorn
  • Benelux frozen Logistics and Distribution Networks for Quorn
  • Southern 30,000 pallet storage and Distribution Centre for Premier Foods
  • Northern 35,000 pallet Distribution Centre for Premier Foods
  • UK Distribution Network for Princes Food and Drink Group
  • Global Inbound Freight and European Distribution network for Gate Gourmet
  • European Logistics Network for Beam Suntory
  • UK Distribution Network for Premier Foods
  • UK e-fulfilment for Beautique.com
  • UK Logistics & Distribution Network for PaperlinX (Howard Smith & Robert Horne)
  • Benelux Logistics and Distribution network for PaperlinX (BuhrmannUbbens)
  • Germany Logistics and Distribution network for PaperlinX (Deutsche Papier)

Logistics Consultancy Case Studies

Click to see Triumph MotorcyclesPremier Foods & Wales & West Utilities Case Studies.

See also: Managing the Cost of your Outsourced Logistics

“We are impressed with the level of expertise that Gideon Hillman Consulting brought to the whole project, and the deep understanding they have of the requirements to meet our logistics objectives. The consultants managed the whole process to some rigid timescales whilst maintaining excellent communication with us, the client." 
CEO - Triumph Motorcycles

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Gideon Hillman Consulting Limited is registered in England and Wales.
Company Registration No: 6593700. Registered office at Highdown House, 11 Highdown Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 1XT. UK
A supply chain and logistics specialist with knowledge of logistics resurces contingency, implementation projects and materials handling

CMI Awards Finalist 2010 SHD Logistics Awards UKWA Customer Service Award Finalist 2014 SHD Logistics Awards Finalist 2016 UKWA Winner 2016 SHD Logistics Awards Finalist 2015 ISO 9001 Registered