Our Services

Networking

GLA network includes local and international experts, company top managers, representatives of academic institutions and policy makers in logistics and supply chain industry.

GLA organises the following networking events:

 

Workshops

 

Events which bring together the local and international logistics and supply chain managers as well as industry stakeholders for learning and knowledge-sharing on current challenges and solutions in the industry. The workshop program and topics are selected by the GLA member organizations.

 

Logistics Day

 

An annual international event with a strong emphasis on networking with peers, that brings together key industry leaders and policy makers to discuss trends and developments in the logistics and supply chain industry, sharing details of new innovations and strategies to improve the logistics ecosystem. Logistics Day is an unmissable opportunity for logistics and supply chain industry professionals to address a range of business challenges as well as exchange viewpoints and socialise with peers.

Trainings

GLA offers trainings for professionals, newcomers and students in the following areas:

 

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Demand planning and inventory management 
  • Warehouse logistics
  • Supply Chain performance measurement

 

Trainings include short and medium-term courses which include theoretical and practical components. After the successful completion of training courses participants obtain the GLA Certificate.

 

On behalf of companies, GLA provides also the corporative trainings/couching which are tailored to the needs of customers. They provide practical tools and solutions to address the challenges companies are facing. Corporate trainings support our customers in the optimisation of logistical processes, reduction of logistics costs and improvement of competitiveness.

Capacity Building

GLA tackles fundamental social-economic development challenges caused by underdeveloped infrastructure, lack of skills and knowledge and inefficient management. We work with a wide range of clients, international donors, public organizations and private companies.

GLA has years of experience in the educational management and capacity building. Since 2011, in cooperation with international organizations and donors, we implemented number of higher educational programs and certification training courses in transportation and logistics in South Caucasus and Central Asian region.

GLA also provides capacity building in the public as well as private organizations in following areas:

 

  • Restructuration of companies and organizations
  • Business process engineering
  • Strategic market positioning
  • Change management
  • Management couching
  • Trainings of trainers and personnel
GLA Consulting

GLA Consulting is a spinoff company of GLA which focuses on the consulting services and project management.

 

GLA Consulting supports companies and organizations to improve their logistics processes and reduce costs. Our consultants’ group is composed of local and foreign experts, who have wide experience in transportation, supply chain management and logistics.

 

Our experts create modern innovative solutions for logistics, production and distribution spheres, which include our know-how and competence in various disciplines. Our services include:

Logistic processes and supply chain efficiency are the key factors for your company’s competitiveness. GLA Consulting offers solutions and know-how, which will help you to increase efficiency of your supply chain and reduce logistics costs.

Our expert opinion on logistics processes and supply chain optimization includes a detailed study of the processes of the entire supply chain from procurement to distribution. Particularly the spheres of our analysis and solutions are the following:

  • Procurement and demand planning
  • Warehousing
  • Inventory management
  • Transportation and distribution

Our experienced team of consultants carries out a detailed audit of logistic processes by above-mentioned spheres, individual planning of company's logistics processes and creates optimal supply chain design which is focused on reducing costs and improving the service quality.

Throughout this process, together with you, we consider the various strategies of supply chain optimization, such as: Just-in-time / Just-in-sequence, Kanban principles, acquisitions restructuration, logistics processes outsourcing (3PL), vehicles standardization and route optimization, cargo consolidation, clients and supplier’s integration in production processes. Throughout this process, together with you, we develop and introduce a high-performance logistics network with optimal costs.

Warehouse planning is an important precondition for a successful logistics business. GLA Consulting offers you warehouse facility and warehouse operations planning from location selection to warehouse automation. Our services include:

  • Feasibility studies of warehouses and logistics centers
  • Warehouse location analysis on macro and micro levels
  • Warehouse development concept including site and warehouse detail design
  • Planning of warehouse systems (warehouse handling systems, racks etc.)
  • Warehouse business process development and support in the implementation
  • Selection and implementation of Warehouse management System (WMS) and customer support in its integration

Transport network planning and modelling is an innovative services of GLA Consulting. Our modelers provide a detailed design of transport networks and conduct traffic modelling using PTV Vissim/Visum software. We support the relevant departments in the municipal administrations, real estate developers and infrastructure providers in the creation of their traffic models and simulation of different traffic flow scenarios. Our service portfolio includes:

  • Traffic flow analysis
  • Surveys and economic analysis related to the mobility of goods and persons
  • Modelling of transport systems and nodes
  • Transport impact assessments
  • Public and urban freight transport surveys
  • Parking surveys and analysis

Companies permanently are in need of updated information and data about their customers and markets. GLA Consulting provides market research and competitive analysis, which help our customers in strategic decision-making and positioning. Research and analysis are carried out in the following areas:

  • Freight and trade flow analysis
  • Transport and logistics market studies
  • Feasibility studies for development of logistics facilities and logistics centers
  • Cost-benefit analysis of railway infrastructure and intermodal terminals
  • Evaluation of industrial and logistics real estate
  • Retail and distribution market analysis