Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre

The Logistics of Logistics

Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre. Joe Lynch and Tony Verre discuss the importance of having a digital sales strategy. Key Takeaways – Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth.

5 data prerequisites for carrier predictive freight rating in logistics

FreightWaves SONAR

And that’s why it’s important for carriers to apply data and enable predictive freight rating through these five requirements. Carriers simply need to know where to send trucks and the proper freight rating or pricing strategies to use.

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Where competition, modernisation and capability meet

Logistics in War

The site appears to have found its niche, filling a gap ‘somewhere’ between strategy, defence institutional performance and modernisation. Fuller once did, that logistics is ‘the basis of strategy and tactics’ and tread further from centuries-old doctrinal roots. [1] For this reason, logistics sits alongside strategy and tactics as one of the pre-eminent components of the art of war. We are, without a doubt, in a period where technology can meet our ambitions.

The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy


Shippers need to reevaluate their existing last mile logistics processes and devise an effective last mile logistics strategy that aligns consumer and business expectation. In fact, an effective last mile logistics strategy must consider these nine key points. Planning Is Essential To Have an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy. Any effective strategy must begin with effective planning. Leverage the Right Technology as Part of Your Strategy.

The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important


Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from Katie Cruze at who give us the top 5 reasons why data quality is important. Data, for most companies, is often collected for record-keeping purposes. Data is collected when an inspection is completed, an employee’s performance is reviewed, and maintenance is recorded, or even when a safety meeting is conducted. For many companies, managing the quality data can seem like an overwhelming task.

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7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains


The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome , data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more. Big Data and Supply Chain Analytics Offering Benefits of Continual Improvements and More… Big data is more useful than many people fully realize. Improved Demand Planning – still another benefit is that you can really predict and meet demand.

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A Look at Michelin’s Product-as-a-Service Strategy

IoT World Today

The product-as-a-service shift has compelled Michelin to study its customers to better meet their needs. The advice essentially prescribes “ design thinking ,” which involves identifying core user challenges and engaging in an iterative process of testing and prototyping to identify potential strategies to address them. . Today, products are often most useful and profitable when offered as services. . In the automotive and trucking realm, evidence of that fact is everywhere.

Strategies for Embracing the Internet of Things

Supply Chain Brain

While they might embrace the underlying concept of the IoT, they’re dubious about their ability to manage the resulting flood of data in a meaningful way. How can they respond in a timely manner to the rapid and unrelenting flow of data from countless devices hooked up to the internet? What’s to stop hackers and cybercriminals from exploiting a multitude of access points as a means of gaining entry into a company’s private data?

What Less-Than-Truckload Data Should a Shipper Track?


The answer is simple; shippers must track the right data. Knowing the proper metrics and data points to track promotes cost-effective shipping practices and can improve vendor, carrier and consumer relationships, reports Merrill Douglas of Inbound Logistics. Unfortunately, there are thousands of less-than-truckload data points shippers can track, but the most prominent indicators include these LTL metrics. Data LTL

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Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting


Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting . This next-gen inventory strategy has put pressure on businesses to meet growing consumer demands by having products where and when they want them. To help meet the increasing demands from retailers put on today’s CPG shippers, Transplace has created The Weekly Supplier Performance Benchmarking Report. The post Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting appeared first on.

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Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations


Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations. To succeed in this increasingly-demanding environment, shippers need actionable analytics, and those organizations that fail to provide these experiences to its customers and properly leverage data are often missing the big picture. How the Right 3PL Can Help You Meet the Needs of Your End Customer. Can the 3PL provide strategic insights such as both customer service strategies and cost-saving strategies?

5 Inventory Reduction Strategies to Drive Cost Savings


For businesses that carry non-perishable goods it’s tempting to order and carry surplus stock to help meet market demand and hit order fulfillment targets. Here we’re going to focus on our favorite top five inventory reduction strategies.

DHL Study Helps Develop New Strategies For the Last Mile

Logistics Manager

Chief Commercial Officer for DHL, Katja Busch explained, “The last mile is increasingly becoming the key battleground in the e-commerce supply chain, and companies will have to develop targeted strategies in this area to compete effectively, It’s not just about transportation, but about companies’ overall approach to managing inventory – getting the right items to the right place at the right time.

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Finding Truck Capacity Is More Than Location Data: The Carrier Intelligence Game


Starting with Location Data Creating a carrier system of records and intelligence system will be the first step towards freight brokerage digitization. A robust carrier intelligence system uses a mixture of data sources that crosses multiple data sets, multiple systems of record like a Transportation Management System (TMS), a Carrier Management System (CRM) and other valuable information pools like government safety records.

5 Ways an Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategy Can Improve Customer Experience


The importance of an omnichannel supply chain strategy cannot be overstated. According to Randy Strang of Supply Chain 24/7, a survey of the most important parts of a shopping experience found customers’ expectations are more than meets the eye. What’s Wrong With Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategy and Customer Service? This is the core of an effective omnichannel supply chain strategy; variety and options define customer experiences.

How to make S&OP meetings a highlight in your team’s calendar


Common causes for this include poor change and process management, misalignment in terms of business strategy, mismatched metrics across the business, dysfunctional technology and lack of expertise to operate and implement technology. Moreover, without powerful analytics that provide exciting insights – the S&OP process can be too tactical, too data input hungry and a lowlight on stakeholders’ monthly calendars. .

Omnichannel Retail Strategy: Not just a Buzzword, But a Business Model


An omnichannel retail strategy is the new norm in today’s supply chains. Therefore, an omnichannel retail strategy must become the new standard business model for companies wanting to remain competitive. As explained by James Pepper of ITProPortal , retailers that have not yet deployed connected technologies, tracking systems, and integrated e-commerce platforms, are simply unable to make the transition into an omnichannel retail strategy.

How a Supply Chain Excellence Strategy Helps Organizations Grow

Morai Logistics

A recent halt in market growth for retail leader Adidas, reminds organizations about the importance to assess their supply chain excellence strategies. To grow in an ever changing global market, organizations must strive to implement a long term supply chain excellence strategy. This means that organizations must continue to meet consumer expectations. Learn how to take the right data and turn it into insightful information.

Supply Chain Analytics: A Continued & Renewed Focus on Using Data for Improvement


Through the use of connected devices and greater abilities to capture data in real time, the concept of end-to-end visibility and improvement thru the use of supply chain analytics has changed. As the supply chain grows increasingly focused on meeting the demands of an increasingly data-driven and customizable world for consumers and business to business partners, the need for continual improvement and better visibility will continue to drive analysis of available supply chain analytics.

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Protect Your Bottom Line With a Smart Supply Chain Design Strategy

Talking Logistics

Here is how these companies are using transportation optimization, inventory optimization and demand modeling as part of their supply chain design strategy to tackle the price factor head-on. You can also ask questions and test strategies within the safe confines of your own data-backed model, before real-world implementation. With an end-to-end view of your network and a living, digital model, you can identify the right solutions to meet your KPIs and service goals.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

Shippers should include India in their global shipping strategy by looking into new carriers, routes, distribution centers, warehouses, and customers and planning their supply logistics around them. Contacting a supply chain expert can also be extremely helpful when planning for new Indian markets, as their expertise can direct businesses to what strategies will fit them best. Learn more about planning your international shipping strategy to fit India’s growing markets.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

Shippers should include India in their global shipping strategy by looking into new carriers, routes, distribution centers, warehouses, and customers and planning their supply logistics around them. Contacting a supply chain expert can also be extremely helpful when planning for new Indian markets, as their expertise can direct businesses to what strategies will fit them best. Learn more about planning your international shipping strategy to fit India’s growing markets.

Why OmniChannel Solutions are Needed in Shipping & Logistics to Meet Consumer Demand


The push toward a more efficient, data-driven supply chain will result in more competition among companies. 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.

Think Tank 2020: Answering the Tough Questions with Transparency and the Right Data at the Right Time


Think Tank 2020: Answering the Tough Questions with Transparency and the Right Data at the Right Time. In 2017, a group of talented Transplace data scientists started on a mission to re-invent reporting for customers. The group’s initial mission was to deliver reporting capabilities leveraging the latest in data reporting technology to configure a virtually unlimited array of customized reports most relevant to our customer needs.

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3PL Logistics Companies Up Services to Continue to Meet the Needs of Shippers


However, a growing omnichannel, e-commerce market share is making shippers look to squeeze every drop from data-rich environments to leverage capabilities and services to reduce costs to the end-user. Through the use of data-driven technologies and better allocation of assets, resources, and value-added services, according to Joseph O’Reilly of Inbound Logistics, 3PLs have seen an uptick in contracts, and 72 percent of shipper’s report plans to increase outsourcing of services to 3PLs.

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Coming up with a strategy for transformation

Automotive Logistics

For Gilder that means CHEP has to change to meet the needs of its customers. Transformation strategy. To do that CHEP launched its ‘Be a Transformer’ strategy in June 2018 and Gilder says the company has made significant progress. “As In preparation for the launch of Be a Transformer, CHEP held a three-day strategy workshop to look at its business and what was happening in the market, as well as uniting the team to speak with one voice. . “We

Childhood, interrupted: Are we meeting the needs of adolescent mothers?

World Food Programme Logistics

We have stepped up our efforts recently to address data gaps internally and to develop an engagement strategy for adolescents that involves several sectors.” Childhood, interrupted: Are we meeting the needs of adolescent mothers? Adolescent mothers are a group unto their own, with unique nutrition and socio-cultural needs. To ensure that the development community is serving them appropriately, we need to reroute, says WFP Nutrition Deputy Director Fatiha Terki.

Top Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Qualified Drivers

Women in Trucking

Data shows that wages do indeed impact driver retention. Regular driver surveys, check-ins (where executives call drivers), ride- alongs, town hall meetings and round tables are becoming more common. More than 60,000 new drivers are needed, according to the American Trucking Associations. And with the driver turnover rate at approximately 87 percent, fleets are struggling to hold onto the drivers they do have. Finding and keeping drivers has never been more critical.

5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL


When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. 6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement. Why A Successful Transportation Management Program Is Empowered By Data. Risk management is a huge part of an effective transportation management strategy.

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Meeting Rising Supply Chain Visibility & Delivery Expectations in the Amazon Age

247 Customs Broker

Incorporating digital tools into the supply chain also enables B2B supply chain managers to take another page out of B2C’s book: big data analytics. While restaurants and retailers use customer data to target advertising and design product launches, manufacturers can use supply chain data to identify issues and opportunities on a macro scale, making it possible to optimize the supply chain from end to end. October 24, 2018 ·. By Dagny Dukach.

E-Commerce Continues to Add Focus on Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategies: Projections for 2018 Demand Continuous Improvement


As 2018 progresses, Warehouse Managers need to understand the risk of not going omnichannel, why demand is increasing, and a few tips to meet such demands. Warehouse Managers Avoiding Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategies Will Lose Competitive Ground Competitive advantage is based on the ability of companies to offer products or services at reasonable, competitive prices. Omnichannel supply chains are increasing in complexity and prevalence for good reason.

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10 Steps to Check If Your Business Is Ready For Big Data

Freight Hub

Few topics hold the prestige of logisticians like Big Data. The applications of Big Data in business are numerous. In freight management, Big Data yields opportunities for improvement. The right strategy can propel the smallest of competitors through better, data-based decision making in international transport to the front of industrial battle lines. The reason behind the application of data is immense. The ways we collect data has evolved too.

Industry View: How to Meet GDPR Compliance and Boost Internal Security

Logistics Business Magazine

Ahead of the GDPR deadline on Sunday, a personal view by Stuart Sharp, Global Director of Solution Engineering at OneLogin: Companies are rushing to update their security protocols in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and change the way they handle customer data to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for any transaction originating in EU member states. How manufacturers can meet GDPR compliance and bolster internal security measures.

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New Transplace report provides key delivery data for retail shippers

247 Customs Broker

With an eye on helping shippers meet delivery requirements set forth by retailers, non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Transplace said this week it has rolled out a new offering, entitled the “Weekly Supplier Performance Benchmarking Report.”. The post New Transplace report provides key delivery data for retail shippers appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

CBRE research shows that many U.S. warehouses are under-equipped to meet e-commerce demands

247 Customs Broker

warehouse inventory is outdated and not properly equipped to meet the needs and demands that e-commerce activity requires. warehouse inventory does not meet the needs of today’s logistics tenants and is creating new development opportunities throughout the U.S. Based on CBRE data, the Northern New Jersey market has the highest weighted average age for warehouse inventory at 57. In data analysis for 56 major U.S. That strategy is paying off.