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Third Party Logistics

Over 25 years of supply chain expertise means we are ideally placed to work with you on your daily component requirements. Either through the hundreds of manufacturers we purchase directly from, or the international network of component supply-partners offering full product traceability, Astute 3PL, run by supply-chain experts and offering logistical and outsource solutions to your project needs.

ASTUTE 3PL is a total solution that optimises supply-chains by providing resources and support, from Design to Supply and Beyond.

Acting as a ‘one-stop-shop’, Astute can effectively consolidate complex supply-chain elements, allowing the customer to focus on their core skills.

Supply Chain Management


  • Tailor made supply chain solutions
  • Component kitting
  • Vendor reduction programs
  • 3rd party procurement
  • Offset solutions
  • Kanban
  • Forecasting
  • Tail spend management


  • Reducing total cost of acquisition
  • Delivering lean efficiencies
  • De-risking programs
  • Reducing time to market
  • Benefit from Astute supply-chain expertise

Astute Total Solution

Any aspect of your supply chain can be out-sourced and with it, the costs and issues of managing those suppliers – freeing you to focus on your core business strengths. Our tailor-made logistics solutions are proven to lead to greater production efficiencies, more constant stock levels and fewer human costs.

Astute 3PL (Third Party Logistics) can help improve your business efficiencies by developing an out-sourced solution around your requirements – and on any scale.Utilising smarter techniques that include vendor-reduction programmes, sub-assembly management, Kitting, JIT deliveries and Kanban, we can streamline and simplify the supply of components into your production schedule.

Three decades of supply-chain expertise means we are ideally placed to work with you on your daily component supply requirements. We fulfil your Bills of Materials (BOMs) using only the safest supply routes, either by purchasing directly from the manufacturer or via our global network of partners who offer full product traceability.

It all starts here…

from Design to Supply.

Astute can take care of all your existing and ongoing franchised component requirements.

Find out more about Astute E-Design, our combined design and sourcing service for Franchised Electronics.

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