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  May 2nd, 2024 | Written by

Redwood Logistics and American Tire Distributors to Showcase Innovative Supply Chain Orchestration at Gartner Symposium

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Redwood Logistics, a leading fourth-party logistics (4PL) provider in North America, is set to sponsor the highly anticipated 2024 Gartner Supply Chain Symposium in Orlando, Florida from May 6–8, 2024. This event will serve as a platform for Redwood to spotlight its groundbreaking partnership with American Tire Distributors (ATD) and demonstrate the transformative power of modern 4PL services in optimizing supply chain operations.

On May 6, 2024, attendees of the Gartner Symposium will have the opportunity to witness firsthand the success story of ATD and Redwood’s collaboration at Stage 2 on the expo floor at 1:10 P.M. EDT. Through this session, participants will gain insights into ATD’s journey towards enhancing supply chain efficiency and visibility, driven by Redwood’s innovative 4PL strategies. The discussion will delve into ATD’s adoption of centralized freight decision-making and the strategic advantages derived from consolidation, automation, and refined less-than-truckload (LTL) procurement strategies.

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Eric Rempel, Chief Innovation Officer of Redwood Logistics, emphasized the company’s commitment to simplifying integration for its customers through a modern 4PL approach. By leveraging Redwood’s integration platform, clients can seamlessly orchestrate their supply chain solutions, optimizing processes and driving measurable enhancements.

The collaboration between ATD and Redwood has yielded impressive results, including a rapid implementation of a new Transportation Management System (TMS) with a go-live timeline of just 6 weeks. Additionally, the establishment of a fully connected procurement and carrier network strategy, alongside automated processes, has significantly reduced LTL costs by 37%.

Rempel highlighted Redwood’s dedication to fostering value-driven partnerships with its clients, translating into tangible competitive advantages across various business domains. Redwood’s modern 4PL strategy has garnered industry recognition, with the company named as a Representative Vendor in the 2023 Gartner® Market Guide for 4PLs.

Symposium attendees are encouraged to visit Redwood’s booth, number 202, to engage with logistics experts and participate in Redwood’s logistics health assessment, offering valuable insights to unlock optimization opportunities within their logistics strategies.