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Vertical Solutions: Logistics & Distribution

Logistics and distribution is typically a low-margin industry, heavily reliant on a high volume of activity to generate profit. Therefore, for logistics and distribution companies ensuring the scalability and reliability of their back-office business systems, while achieving operational efficiencies, is of crucial importance.

Logistics and distribution companies require enhanced inter-system communication between their supply chain management (SCM), electronic data interchange (EDI), and other enterprise systems. They also need to automate any processes currently performed manually to reduce human error, save time, and lower costs.

The logistics and distribution industry is characterized by frequent M&A transactions. This means that companies often are required to abandon established work processes and adopt new ones at short notice. The more adaptable and flexible their IT infrastructure, the smoother and more efficient will be their transition to new systems.

Magic has a long history of close collaboration with partners and customers in the logistics and distribution industry, including large and mid-size distributors, freight forwarders, shipping companies, air cargo companies, fleet managers, package delivery companies, and supply chain solutions providers, to deliver enterprise-grade solutions that enable them to operate more efficiently.

Magic’s technology provides the system interoperability, scalability, and flexibility that logistics and distribution companies need to succeed. For example, UPS, the company known for running ‘the tightest ship’ in the shipping business, uses Magic’s technology to deploy chain integration at the global, national, and departmental level. adidas Canada, one of the world’s largest sporting goods providers, uses Magic’s business integration platform to optimize its supply chain and create massive ROI.

Our other logistics and distribution customers include Dove Tree Canyon, Menzies World Cargo, AFC Worldwide Express, Bex Couriers, Carey International, Chevron, Tech Data, Advantage Rent-a-Car, Damco Sea & Air, Gaisa Forwa, Munich Airport, Medway Port Authority and Ultron Lift.