|By Business Wire||
|April 17, 2014 08:01 AM EDT||
ThinkLink SCS and LLamasoft, Inc. announce an alliance partnership enabling ThinkLink to deliver LLamasoft supply chain design software in the burgeoning Indian market. ThinkLink, one of India’s premiere supply chain service providers, will resell, implement and support LLamasoft strategic supply chain design solutions such as supply chain network optimisation, multi-echelon inventory optimisation and cost-to-serve optimisation.
ThinkLink has built a core team of supply chain consultants with strategic supply chain expertise and training on LLamasoft supply chain design software including Supply Chain Guru, Data Guru, Supply Chain Sherpa and K2 Enterprise. ThinkLink will combine the cutting-edge analytics from LLamasoft’s tools with their own deep knowledge of the unique features of the Indian market, resulting in the best solutions for Indian customers.
“Our partnership with LLamasoft and its strategic supply chain modeling offerings helps strengthen our position as a leading supply chain services partner in India,” said ThinkLink Founder and CEO, Saurabh Goyal. “ThinkLink’s services are based on leveraging our deep domain know-how through our team of talented supply chain experts, and marrying the same to supply chain technology and best practice from our ecosystem of global partners, when it comes to supply chain design, there is no doubt that LLamasoft is the leader.”
Since its inception in 2006, ThinkLink has built a strong team across a variety of supply chain domains including network optimisation, transportation management, facility design & automation, and inventory optimisation offering consulting, control tower, turnkey project management, and education & skill development services. These competencies have enabled ThinkLink to run supply chain projects for leading Indian customers such as Hero MotoCorp, PepsiCo, Nestle, Castrol, Shoppers Stop, and Apollo Tyres across verticals including manufacturing, consumer goods, retail and 3PL.
“We are proud to have been selected by ThinkLink as their tool of choice for supply chain design and optimisation,” said Alejandro Nieto, senior vice president of international sales at LLamasoft. “India is an extremely important market for LLamasoft, and we look forward to a long relationship with ThinkLink as we work together to develop superior supply chain solutions for this geography.”
About LLamasoft, Inc.
LLamasoft supply chain design software helps organizations worldwide design and improve their supply chain operations. LLamasoft solutions enable companies across a wide range of industries to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain network, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft is a leader in supply chain excellence and innovation, advancing technology focused on continuous improvement of enterprise supply chains for the world’s largest organizations.
ThinkLink Supply Chain Services works with clients across their Supply Chain offering services in the areas of supply chain optimization solutions, including network design, inventory optimization, and supply chain synchronization; logistics engineering services, such as facility design, project management, operational excellence, and warehouse management systems; transportation solutions, including transport planning, managed transport services, and transport spend management & benchmarking; and logistics and factory automation solutions, such as automated storage and retrieval systems, sortation systems, and integrated material handling design. ThinkLink Learning, a subsidiary of ThinkLink, is the market leader in India for supply chain management education and skill development. ThinkLink offers its services for food & beverages, automotive, consumer goods, cold chains, retail, e-commerce, chemicals, consumer packaged goods, and consumer durables & technology sectors. The company was founded in 2006 and has offices in Gurgaon and Mumbai, India.