Medline Selects GT Nexus as Cloud-based Logistics Management Platform
Medical products company Medline Industries has selected GT Nexus to provide an enhanced global logistics management platform. Delivered as a cloud-based technology service, the platform will allow Medline to further automate and manage its multi-million dollar logistics spend with its global partners.
Medline manufactures and distributes more than 100,000 products to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centres, home care dealers and agencies. With multiple manufacturing sites and suppliers worldwide, Medline manufactures many of the products it sells and delivers direct to the marketplace. Medline sells in every state and in more than 20 countries.
“With the growth of our global supply chain operation, the time had come to further enhance the way we run our logistics network,” said Mike Collins, vice president of inbound transportation and logistics at Medline. “GT Nexus is the market leader in providing the spend management technology we need and all of our partners were already on the platform. We get all of the enhanced technology, in the cloud. The overall value proposition was very attractive to us.”
Medline will interact with its partner network to procure services and manage contracts for ocean transportation. All of Medline’s carrier partners are already active on GT Nexus supporting other large shippers and using existing information and process standards. This allows Medline to roll out and get results quickly.