INDIANAPOLIS – enVista, a global software and consulting services firm, optimizing and transforming physical and digital commerce, announces today that Lolli & Pops, has selected enVista to consult and implement program management, network design solutions and 3PL selection and integration services to reduce inventory, transportation and distribution costs throughout its network.
Lolli & Pops currently operates out of 65 U.S.-based retail stores, ordering and shipping product direct-to and from stores through manufacturers and distributors. Lolli & Pops quickly realized that with 1,600 SKUs and no warehouse, it needed to better distribute its on-hand inventory throughout its store network and manage the store replenishment process through integrating with a 3PL.
Keri Morris, Lolli & Pops CEO, said, “We initially learned of enVista by way of recommendation, and quickly realized enVista was a fit. The enVista team has proved through its upfront expertise and knowledge to be a true leader in the supply chain solutions space, leaving us with confidence that enVista can successfully navigate our distribution struggles and expedite our 3PL initiatives.”
enVista CEO, Jim Barnes, said, “Our expertise as end-to-end supply chain solution providers makes enVista an ideal selection for a company like Lolli & Pops. Lolli & Pops needed a single solution provider that could consult, implement the solution and provider operational support as the company transitions to a new operating model. We understand the demand they face as a retailer, especially at this tumultuous time, and are eager to implement a tailored solution to address their unique distribution challenges quickly and strategically”
Lolli & Pops will leverage enVista’s team of experts to implement a centroid analysis in order to analyze the current inventory demand structure as well as determine the best location for a 3PL. enVista will also expedite Lolli & Pops 3PL evaluation, selection and ultimately implementation.
enVista is an end-to-end global consulting, technology, automation and managed operations firm that offers supply chain network design, facility design, engineering services, automation analysis, operational process improvement assessment, inventory optimization, transportation strategy, systems selection implementation expertise and IT Managed Services. Learn more about enVista’s solutions and services.
About Lolli & Pops
At Lolli & Pops we believe that candy is so much more than candy. It has the power to say thank you, I love you, and even express what is impossible to say.. When our guests buy a box of chocolates or fill a jar of candy, they are spreading love and joy. By sourcing the best confections from around the world, the experience of discovery is just as delightful and inspiring as indulging in the treats, from international candy and handmade truffles to a bulk bar that offers dozens of unique gummies and chocolates. Lolli & Pops is committed to friendly customer service, we help guests find that perfect gift or purchase a treat that makes someone’s day a little bit sweeter. With stores nationwide and plans to expand, Lolli & Pops is creating DELIGHT by sharing sweetness with millions of guests around the U.S.