3 Tips For Shipping Strategy Success In 2021

GoShip Blog

And while uncertainty still hangs over many businesses, others are adopting new practices to shore up their shipping strategies in a post-COVID marketplace. Preparing a successful shipping strategy for 2021. GoShip.com will be a vital tool to small business shipping strategy in 2021.

Using Technology to Integrate Your Return Management Strategy

GlobalTranz

Among these, an integrated return management strategy can make or break successful operations. Use Real-Time Data to Inform Your Returns Management Strategy. Understanding the True Costs of a Return Management Strategy.

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Risky Strategies Increase the Rate of Container Losses Amid Transit

ShipLilly

Insurance should be a matter of course and businesses should ensure that they are always up to date. The post Risky Strategies Increase the Rate of Container Losses Amid Transit appeared first on ShipLilly.

Reverse Logistics: The 5 Keys to a Successful Strategy

Morai Logistics

The previously mentioned Supply Chain Brain article elabourates, A transportation-management system (TMS) and warehouse-management system (WMS) allow for greater efficiency over the course of a reverse logistics operation. Reverse Logistics reverse logistics strategy supply chain

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

DC Velocity

California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

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Air cargo on course for growth, but faces volatility in demand, supply and prices

The LoadStar

This is the diagnosis of Brian Clancy, MD of Logistics Capital & Strategy (LogCapStrat), a strategic supply chain consultancy. The post Air cargo on course for growth, but faces volatility in demand, supply and prices appeared first on The Loadstar.

How to Use Data to Fuel Your Retail Reverse Logistics Strategy

GlobalTranz

How often do you think about your retail reverse logistics strategy? Instead of being relegated to the margins, executives must rethink their strategy and consider how a data-driven reverse supply chain can add more value and improve profit margins.

2021 Strategies for Inventory Management and Supply Chain Recovery

EazyStock

In a perfect world, supply chain managers would be able to foresee every possible risk and threat to their supply chain and have a strategy prepared to successfully address any challenges when the moment came. You already know the biggest supply chain disruption of 2020: the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

GlobalTranz

Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. It is important to note the necessity to build strategy of company’s logistics system development and integrate it as a full-fledged component for not less than 10-15 years. University Courses. This program is developed by University of North Texas and it offers international students to complete one year course related to logistics.

4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

GlobalTranz

However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). A reverse logistics strategy provides a path for removing the existing equipment to make way for the next era of equipment in the case of end of life products or new upgrdes. In a sense, reverse logistics could be considered the “greenest” part of any business logistics strategy.

Is Omnichannel Dead? Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel

GlobalTranz

Omnichannel, as a word and strategy in retail, is shifting. Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Omnichannel has been a go-to plan for retailers since 2008, but it is changing. According to Michael Jones via Forbes , the word, omnichannel, will go away in the coming years as retailers move to become hyper-focused on what customers want, need, and find useful while shopping.

Logistics strategy: 5 mistakes you may be making

LoGo

But of course, doing […]. O post Logistics strategy: 5 mistakes you may be making apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Investing in the development of well-thought logistics processes is key to set your company apart from the others. In such a competitive marketplace, if you go the extra mile to provide exceptional logistics services, it’s possible to increase brand loyalty and set your company as an authority in your field of expertise.

A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018

GlobalTranz

Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The e-commerce market is expanding.

FedEx CIO Attests to Data-Driven Strategies in Pandemic Times

IoT World Today

As organizations continue to adapt to the roller-coaster ride of 2020, some leaders’ pre-pandemic IT strategies brought business resilience even as COVID-19 struck. Data-Driven Strategies Become Core Value Proposition. Blockchain Still Core to FedEx’s Data-Driven Strategies.

Charting a course for GHG emissions and the shipping sector

The Logistics Academy

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) plans to adopt an initial greenhouse gas strategy, the first of its kind for the shipping sector whose annual CO2 emissions are slightly higher than the annual emissions of Germany. In the upcoming strategy, it is the level of ambition in particular that creates issues for IMO member states. Setting a common course? Therefore, consensus will hopefully apply to IMO’s initial GHG strategy, too.

Encarna Invests in Hyundai and Expands Forklift Training Courses

Logistics Business Magazine

The investment forms part of the company’s strategy to expand its training portfolio to facilitate with the new CACES (certificate of safe driving skills) training reforms, which came into effect on 1 st January 2020.

German-Asian Export Strategy in 8 Simple Steps for Every Small to Medium Sized Business Owner

Forto

And with these factors as your tailwind we think that the following 8 strategies will take your business to the next level. Of course, the question of costs, taking into account the capital required to cover production, operating costs as well as completion of the goods, is an essential decision criterion for choosing the right export strategy. And don’t get discouraged, because developing a good export strategy takes time. Let’s face it.

Developing an LTL and E-Commerce Focused Shipping Strategy

GlobalTranz

This will require an LTL and e-commerce focused shipping strategy. Shippers need to know the benefits of combined strategy and a few best practices to develop a winning LTL and e-commerce plan. Benefits of Combining LTL and E-Commerce Shipping Strategies Omnichannel means the ability to serve customers across any channel and blend all channels to create seamless experiences for customers. Omnichannel is “in.” Siloed channels are out.

Execution IS A Strategy

10xLogistics

First, it is interesting that "flawless execution" does not get the respect it deserves and if you dedicate your life to this you are somehow working on something "less" than strategy. The top performers deal with strategy and all others deal with the day to day execution - or so the top consultants will say. As Adrian rightly points out: does anyone believe HP needs different strategies or innovation?

Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Logistics

When I talk to worldwide businesses in Asia, Oceania, North America, or anywhere else, their chief concern is always the same: how do we meet our customers where they are to get them the products and services they want, all while keeping our own business strategy central? But one of the most common mistakes I see many companies make is positioning international supply chains merely as tactical support for larger strategies.

Editor?s Pick: TMS Best Practices ? Your Strategy For Modern Technology

Talking Logistics

Faster and more accurate data can have a massive financial impact over the course of a year. Every company should have a strategy in place to ensure their TMS is receiving the best connectivity and data possible through API connectivity. The post Editor’s Pick: TMS Best Practices – Your Strategy For Modern Technology appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Are your L&D programs reaping the outcomes you need?

UL EHS- Sustainability

But the most successful learning and development teams also understand how to measure the success of each training course and react accordingly. It is essential to determine reasons for the poor performance; this valuable exercise is a systematic, methodical evaluation that leads to an actionable strategy to yield improved employee performance outcomes. The best training strategy in the world can’t fix operational issues.

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

GlobalTranz

Yet the majority of companies have not defined a big data strategy, and others are barely starting to notice. . �. As a result, the simplest way of defining a big data strategy must begin with understanding how it will evolve and affect the company. . How to Get Started with Your Big Data Strategy. . Gather Stakeholders, and Explain the Potential ROI of Your Big Data Strategy. . The amount of information and improvement possible through big data can be overwhelming.

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The Role of TMS in a Logistics Partner’s Strategy and Value Proposition

Talking Logistics

Operational excellence, of course. The post The Role of TMS in a Logistics Partner’s Strategy and Value Proposition appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. What do shipper’s look for in a logistics partner? But beyond that, shippers today also expect their logistics partners to provide them with technology solutions, timely and accurate data, and business intelligence and analytics capabilities. What factors are driving these expectations?

Look Before You Leap: Avoid Unintended Consequences with Your Logistics Strategy

Logistics Problem Solving

What do you do if your logistics strategy is just not working? While there are ways to reverse course after a faulty strategy is deployed, you must first admit it was faulty. Testing is not only a good idea, it is crucial to developing a logistics strategy. Without testing you are not going to know the full impact of the strategy, positive or negative, until it is deployed. To simulate potential strategies prior to deploying a strategy requires data.

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How to Kickstart a Successful Facebook and Instagram Advertising Strategy For Your Local Service Business

WorkWave

By pairing a solid organic social content strategy with a full-funnel social advertising strategy, you will gain much greater value and be able to tie efforts to actual ROI. By pairing a solid organic social content strategy with a full-funnel social advertising strategy, you will gain much greater value and be able to tie efforts to actual ROI. Once you are set up you can jump into your strategy and execution. Time To Read: 12 minutes.

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Choosing the Right 3PL to Align with Your Business Strategy

Blue Grace Logistics

Is there a system in place to alert management when drivers divert course? Most shippers don’t spend much time worrying about who is driving the trucks carrying their goods, but choosing a 3PL with the right carrier network makes all the difference when your business is expanding. B2B and B2C networks are increasingly determined by where the customer is, rather than a companies’ geographical location.

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Look Before You Leap: Avoid Unintended Consequences with Your Logistics Strategy

Logistics Problem Solving

What do you do if your logistics strategy is just not working? While there are ways to reverse course after a faulty strategy is deployed, you must first admit it was faulty. Testing is not only a good idea, it is crucial to developing a logistics strategy. Without testing you are not going to know the full impact of the strategy, positive or negative, until it is deployed. To simulate potential strategies prior to deploying a strategy requires data.

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Survival Strategies for Brands and Traditional Retailers

Supply Chain Brain

Well over half of Black Friday shoppers visited brick-and-mortar stores in 2017, according to Deb Gabor, chief executive officer of Sol Marketing , a brand strategy consultancy. And, of course, you can sit on Santa’s knee, which for most children is distinctly preferable to FaceTiming with the North Pole.) As Amazon has shown, e-tailers can play the brick-and-mortar game, too, while combining that strategy with their mastery of online merchandising.

Customer Experience: How We Feel vs. How We Think?

Carter Logistics

Over the course of the next hour, I rebounded emotionally and started feeling better about my predicament. Eco-Friendly Supply Chain Strategies JIT & Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain Cost Savings UncategorizedWritten by John Willman.

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

GlobalTranz

We wanted to bring you some quick strategies and tips that can help your holiday shipping woes or at any time of the year where you experience an increase in shipping volumes. Core carrier programs and carrier negotiations that once played a fundamental role in shippers’ cost reduction strategies no longer are sufficient. The best practices presented below represent strategies to optimize freight and in turn, achieve cost savings without reducing service levels to customers.

Freight Professionals “Want to Change Supply Chain Strategies Post-Covid” Says Survey

Logistics Business Magazine

Shipping and freight professionals want to change their supply chain strategies post-Covid, according to a recent survey. One of the most important trends unearthed was the readiness to change supply chain strategies (42.2%).

Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

GlobalTranz

Of course, there’s a capital cost to these systems which will not be completely absorbed by the 3PL and it takes time to research, purchase and integrate these systems. Author information Peter Resnick CEO & Co-Founder at XB Logistics LinkedIn The post Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

GlobalTranz

We wanted to bring you some quick strategies and tips that can help your holiday shipping woes or at any time of the year where you experience an increase in shipping volumes. Core carrier programs and carrier negotiations that once played a fundamental role in shippers’ cost reduction strategies no longer are sufficient. The best practices presented below represent strategies to optimize freight and in turn, achieve cost savings without reducing service levels to customers.