Supply chain solution helps drive growth
arvato and Toshiba work in partnership to improve distribution service. arvato’s supply chain solution provided ten percent cost savings for Toshiba over the course of twelve months.
»Together, Toshiba and arvato have developed a supply chain solution that has streamlined our logistics operation, reduced distribution costs and led to an expansion of our business. arvato really understands the idea of working in partnership. We look forward to continuing our current successful relationship and bringing in more innovations that will enhance our service to customers and drive future growth of our business in the UK.«
Head of Supply Chain, Toshiba UK
Challenge: to supply a service that supports the brand
Toshiba, a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, expanded
its existing European relationship with arvato to the UK in 2008. The initial nonexclusive agreement was for arvato to distribute laptops to key retailers across
In 2010, Toshiba decided to outsource its UK distribution infrastructure for
lap tops and other products such as camcorders, hard drives, carry cases, batteries
and USB memory sticks. Toshiba needed a flexible solution that would take into
account existing processes, guarantee a seamless transition and effectively manage
peaks in demand. Ultimately, Toshiba wanted to reduce its costs while maintaining
a high level of service.