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Consumer and retail

The consumer and retail sector stretches from global consumer companies to your local store and high street boutiques, and it has been growing fast, especially with the advent of e-commerce. Buying patterns are continuously changing and the multi-channel environment defines the way we do business today!

Rely on Panalpina's global network and local experts to optimize your supply chain, drive down costs and reduce time-to-market. We ensure availability of the right product, in the right quantity, in the right condition, at the right place, time and price.

All you have to do is tell us what to ship and where, then sit back and relax. We’ll move your products from source to shelf.


Get full visibility and supply chain analytics

  • Control your stock with real-time inventory data, order status details, as well as track and trace information
  • Make your supply chain transparent and controllable (order and vendor management, event management, and performance management)
  • Take upstream decisions to improve load utilization and consolidate your flows in a cost-efficient way

Gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace

  • Optimize lead times and on-time delivery (incl. last mile)
  • Manage your supply chain by exception and avoid shortages or delays impacting your customer’s business
  • Move by air, by ocean or use Panalpina's intermodal freight services to combine the cost saving benefits of ocean freight with the time saving benefits of air freight, which also increases environmental sustainability

Reduce complexity and risks

  • Manage your entire supply chain online, at order, tiem or SKU level, all in one place
  • Take advantage of our value-added services: customs clearance, security and insurance
  • Optimize your airfreight and turn critical flows into strategic lanes, as well as avoid unnecessary costs where possible
  • Benefit from our freight management services (4PL, LLP)

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