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COMPLEX SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS, BEST-IN-CLASS SERVICE

Astute 3PL delivers Complex Supply Chain Solutions and procurement services to customers who need fully managed products and services delivered into their production phases.
This may include optimised supply chains and deliveries across multi-site locations, on-site support and quality compliance, stock-level checking, direct-line feeds, kitting, sub-assemblies, and box-builds.

We collaborate closely with our customers, working together to develop a tailored managed solution from the initial concept to production, and beyond. These solutions are key in minimising product handling for customers, ensuring a smooth and dependable experience.

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In this comprehensive, 3PL managed approach, customers will experience the complete suite of Astute services from inception to conclusion. This includes guidance on initial component selection, global sourcing, supply chain optimisation, and ultimately, management of end-of-life and obsolescence.

Collaborating closely with our clients is essential for the success of 3PL initiatives. Astute takes pride in the strong partnerships we have developed, which facilitate a collaborative strategy for project delivery.

Here’s why you should choose us:

Scalability

Astute 3PL’s services are designed for scalability, accommodating the evolving needs of customers.

We manage complex supply chains with services like kitting, sub-assemblies, and box-builds, catering to both small-scale and large-scale requirements.

We can work direct with OEMs, or as a delivered service through third-party partners.

End-to-End Visibility

Astute’s partnership approach covers all stages from design to delivery, including on-site support and quality compliance.

We provide meticulous tracking and management using Kanban methodology to minimise waste, downtime, inefficiencies, and pressure points throughout a process.

Cost Efficiency

Astute 3PL prioritises cost efficiency in their supply chain solutions.

Techniques like tail-end spend management, vendor reduction programs, and component kitting help in reducing the cost of acquisition and delivering lean efficiencies as well as freeing up capital that might otherwise be held as inventory.

Global Reach

Astute 3PL’s global reach is a key aspect of our service.

We provide material management and supply chain solutions across multiple locations worldwide, meeting the diverse needs of our clients.

We work alongside local production companies to ensure we deliver a solution that meets national expectations, e.g. Made in USA, Made in Australia

Supply Chain Optimization

Astute 3PL excels in supply chain optimisation, delivering fully managed solutions that meets your company’s objectives.

We optimise routes, minimise storage expenses, deliver cost-down advantages, manage vendors, and ensure efficient allocation of resources.

We provide BoM management, life-cycle analysis, global stock and pricing monitoring through in-house Astute tools.

Our
Services

Our Third Party Logistics offering is comprised of the following services:

Warehousing:

Secure, strategically located warehouses for the safe storage and management of your inventory.

Transportation:

Efficient and reliable transportation services to get your products where they need to be, on time.

Order Fulfilment:

Precise and timely order processing, ensuring customer satisfaction.

Inventory Management:

Keep a tight rein on your inventory with our state-of-the-art tracking and management solutions.

Custom Solutions:

We understand that one size doesn’t fit all. That’s why we tailor our 3PL services to meet your specific needs.

Industries
We Serve

Our 3PL solutions cater to a wide range of industries, including but not limited to:

Manufacturing

E-Commerce
Healthcare
Technology
Retail
Automotive
Aerospace

Component
Kitting

Solutions that simplify your operations, reduce costs, and enhance your overall productivity

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Smart
Logistics

We can optimise routes, minimise storage expenses, deliver cost-down advantages, manage vendors, and ensure efficient allocation of resources.

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Meet
The Team

An incredibly committed and experienced team with unmatched industry experienced.

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