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Blackthorne Global Transport

Forward Stocking Location

Blackthorne have the capability to provide clients with Forward Stocking Locations - FSL's - in 226 countries around the world.

FSLs are effectively satellite warehouses located closer to customers in more remote locations which help companies to meet their service level requirements. FSLs help businesses to reduce operational costs and provide an on-demand service to customers anywhere in the world where it is not feasible to have a physical base.

Forward Stocking for on-demand delivery

At Blackthorne, we can help provide you with a cost-effective solution for meeting your service level agreements and delivery needs anywhere in the world. With FSLs in 226 countries around the world, we help you get your hardware and parts where it needs to be without the expensive cost of dedicated warehousing.

We offer flexible and scalable solutions for businesses of all sizes and we manage all elements of import and export as well as end-user delivery. Simply put we offer an on-demand service that allows your business to meets its service level agreements anywhere in the world.

Benefits of Blackthorne FSLs

  • Assist with improving compliance of service level agreements for delivery of inventory to clients.
  • Inventory holdings closer to end user sites reduces delivery time to clients and facilitates logistics.
  • Less frequent shipments of larger volumes of inventory closer to client locations is often more cost effective than incremental one-off low volume shipments.
  • In conjunction with Blackthorne IOR and Legal Entity Representation - Blackthorne FSLs provide logistics flexibility for clients looking to expand into new markets.
  • Blackthorne FSL solutions provide benefits for pick-ups as well as returns.
  • Typically, an efficient Blackthorne devised FSL solution could reduce your logistics costs significantly, in addition to enhancing the compliance of your SLAs with your clients.

Blackthorne FSL solutions

If you need a solution that is tailored to your needs then we can help. At Blackthorne, we provide our clients with bespoke solutions and work with you to maximise the efficiency of your global supply chain by using Forward Stocking Locations that are ideally located geographically.

We provide an easy-to- use online secure environment for you to manage your Forward Stocking Location activities, with the flexibility for you to remotely deploy items to different locations and view in real time the location of all your inventory items.

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For further information or to obtain a quote, contact us today.