Commercial Services and Supply Chain Capability

Akela provides a sovereign owned, Australian based Commercial Services and 4th Party Logistics (4PL) Service to domestic and international clients operating in Government and private sector supply chains, as well as frontier and emerging markets.

Akela will ensure your commercial and operational activities effectively align with your business requirements and strategic objectives through our tailored and out-of-the-box solutions.

Commercial Services

Akela can help align and manage your supply and supplier capabilities with your business strategy and develop mutually beneficial relationships with your suppliers. We can also help enable you to control costs, drive service excellence, and mitigate risks to gain increased value from your vendors.

Supply Chain Optimisation

This is a marathon and not a sprint. Akela conducts a deep dive into your operations to determine your business requirements and customer expectations for shorter lead times and more responsive services (known as the Amazon Effect).

Supply Chain Visibility

Akela integrates vast amounts of data from multiple sources in our supply chain management system to provide near real-time visibility of your end-to-end supply chain - from factory, through distribution, to arrival at the customer.

4PL - Logistics as A Service (LAAS)

Akela provides tiered levels of fully customisable and integrated logistics management and operational solutions. We achieve this through our global network of 3PLs, forwarders, brokers, agents, and specialist logistics service providers.

We ensure that your people are taken on the journey, and your systems and data are secure throughout the end-to-end process.
We focus on unlocking the high performance of your organisation and people through a co-design approach, ensuring the adaptability of your systems, organisation structure, work environment, team behaviours and interactions.
Our process identifies key business gaps, risks, and opportunities. It delivers meaningful insights for your leaders to take targeted action at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels.
Headquartered In Australia, we have an extensive global network that we leverage to ensure we provide international best business practices and leadingleading-edge technologies for you.

Commercial Services and Supply Chain Process

Supply Chain Management

Is the process of managing relationships, information, and materials flow across enterprise borders to deliver enhanced customer service and economic value from sourcing to consumption.

Supplier Relationship Management

Determines and assesses an organisation’s supply categories and supplier capabilities, to maintain alignment with the business strategy and developing mutually beneficial relationships with supply partners

Vendor and Contact Management

Is a discipline that enables organisations to control costs, drive service excellence and mitigate risks to gain increased value from their vendors and relevant contracts.


Is a systematic, long term and holistic approach to acquiring current and future needs of an organisation that will deliver long term value.


Is based on short term, transactional activity. Uses a routine approach and is often reactive and focussed on lowest cost.

Do your commercial and operational activities effectively align with your business requirements and strategic objectives?