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Case Study

Supply Chain Visibility & Exceptions Management

Case Study

Supply Chain Visibility & Exceptions Management

SwiftAnt architected a solution in agile methodology to address supply chain visibility needs.

Client Background

A leading global 3PL & 4PL Logistics provider is providing services in the areas of global freight forwarding, transportation management, warehousing & distribution, customs house brokerage etc. As part of their digital transformation strategy they started looking for development of solutions that could be relevant not only today but also for the next 5 years to address the complex supply chain requirements of their clientele.

IT Solution

  • SwiftAnt was tasked to architect a solution to address the supply chain visibility needs of their clients.
  • The plan was to roll out the solution in multiple phases and use agile methodology for development.
  • SwiftAnt did deep-dive sessions with multiple business units to understand the detailed scope of the project and the expected business outcomes.
  • SwiftAnt designed, developed, architected & implemented a state-of-the-art global supply chain visibility solution that was build on HTML5 & Angular for front-end, Node.js for back-end, Cosmos DB and Azure SQL for database, Azure AD B2C for the authentication, and Microsoft Logic Apps to integrate with tens of disparate systems.
  • SwiftAnt was able to have the solution in production in 6 months from start of engagement and has continued to implement functionalities since the 1st production rollout.

Business Benefits

  • Clients are now able to track their shipments real-time.
  • Able to manage their inventory in warehouses, place orders to ensure that minimum stock levels are met in the warehouses/distribution centers.
  • Ability to manage any exceptions so that risks can be managed proactively.
  • Quick on-boarding of clients and ability to integrate with their systems quickly has been a huge plus.

Client Speak

Providing visibility of supply chain real-time to our clients has gone a long way in not only establishing trust with our existing clientele but has helped our sales team to on-board new clients with the capabilities that the supply chain solution provides.

- CIO – Leading 3PL Logistics Provider