Facility Cost Data for Strategic Supply Chain Modeling

Ann Arbor, Mich. and Washington, D.C.June 24, 2014LLamasoft, a global provider of supply chain design software solutions, and Cassidy Turley, a commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced a partnership whereby Cassidy Turley provides industrial real estate cost data and other information for top U.S. markets to LLamasoft customers for their use in strategic supply chain design.

Cassidy Turley cost and operating expense data are included within LLamasoft’s cloud-based Data Services application, a supply chain design reference and benchmark data offering. The partnership gives LLamasoft customers and the LLamasoft solutions team access to current, accurate industrial real estate information to incorporate into their strategic supply chain models.

“The increasing focus by global businesses on total landed cost analysis necessitates more detailed, real-world distribution center (DC) costs,” said Toby Brzoznowski, executive vice president of LLamasoft. “By adding Cassidy Turley commercial real estate data, we’re helping our customers to create better and more accurate supply chain designs that can result in significant reduction in cost and risk.”

“Historically, obtaining up-to-date real estate cost data has been a challenge for the supply chain industry,” said Ed Lampitt, senior vice president and principal with Cassidy Turley. “LLamasoft is committed to providing the best information-based solutions in the market. Integrating real estate data and strategy into the supply chain process is imperative for evaluating, optimizing, and implementing an efficient and effective supply chain.”