Estonia as an example of technology leader

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

For example, the process of set up a new company doesn´t take more than 20 minutes what makes Estonia as one of the most entrepreneurship countries in the world and from where companies as Skype was set up. But can be that example be implemented in larger countries? [link].

A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

But strategy is often more prosaic. For example, when it comes to supply chain strategy, there is a playbook that can be followed. The post A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership strategy supply chainWhen we think of strategists, we tend to think of men (C-level folks are still mostly men) with giant foreheads seeing things the rest of us cannot.

3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples

Cerasis

To find out more information about the examples in this post, please visit Magnatag Visible Systems website. Mieruka : The Four Different Types of Lean Visuals with Examples. Each section will soon provide links to more examples used within Toyota.

IKEA lOGISTIC sTRATEGy

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

For example, imagine when someone selects a piece of furniture to buy. In the phase before the products reach the store, IKEA distribution service makes sure all goods are transported from suppliers to stores.

DHL Express Presents its New Strategy 2025

Airfreight Logistics

DHL Express has presented its new Strategy 2025 on the occasion of the opening of its € 123 million state-of-the-art hub at Cologne-Bonn Airport. The post DHL Express Presents its New Strategy 2025 appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Transportation Management Done Right: 3 Examples to Learn From

PLS Logistics

There are an array of challenges when it comes to successfully applying an outsourced transportation management strategy. Companies want to make freight moves as efficient as possible, which means centralized systems, qualified carriers, managed schedules and visibility. Realizing opportunities for transportation efficiency starts with identifying challenges. Below, we examine different challenges from 3 companies and how PLS solutions created and maintain notable results.

Are You Strategic about Data-Driven Logistics Strategy?

Logistics Problem Solving

Logistics strategy has evolved over the past few years. This put a lot of pressure on shippers as the old strategy of yelling louder at their carrier was no longer effective to reduce costs. The trend is now towards being data-driven with the data dictating the strategies. As a result, shippers essentially have gone from subjectively strategic, using strategies based on hunches, to objectively strategic with strategies driven by data.

4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

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.

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?

World Cup 2018 – Transport Planning Challenge & Strategy

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

FIFA 2018 World Cup transport planning challenges and strategy. As we are digging up into flow management during the Logistics class, I wondered myself about events that required a really complex organization and planning.

Are You Strategic about Data-Driven Logistics Strategy?

Logistics Problem Solving

Logistics strategy has evolved over the past few years. This put a lot of pressure on shippers as the old strategy of yelling louder at their carrier was no longer effective to reduce costs. The trend is now towards being data-driven with the data dictating the strategies. As a result, shippers essentially have gone from subjectively strategic, using strategies based on hunches, to objectively strategic with strategies driven by data.

Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy

Cerasis

A vigorous supplier relationship management (SRM) strategy can assist organizations in maximizing partnership value, minimize risk, and manage costs through the entire supplier relationship lifecycle. In the past we have seen numerous examples of global leaders fail consumer expectations.

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

Cerasis

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.

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. Once you are set up you can jump into your strategy and execution. Time To Read: 12 minutes.

How to Create a Truckload Strategy That Works in Any Market

Talking Logistics

Develop a comprehensive truckload strategy so you’re prepared to handle just about anything. Building the right truckload strategy for your business. The key to a great truckload strategy is aligning capacity communities with attribute segments of your freight portfolio.

Coming up with a strategy for transformation

Automotive Logistics

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 We knew we had to change the culture first before we could implement any kind of strategy,” says Gilder. “We

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

Cerasis

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. .

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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. And, as evident from the above example with Adidas, it can also impact organizations of many different sizes.

Ultimate Guide To Planning a Social Media Content and Engagement Strategy For Your Field Service Business

WorkWave

Pre-Planning Your Social Strategy. Completing the following questions, outlined by Marketing Consultant Mark Schaefer, will be helpful when building out your social media strategy: 1)What makes you truly unique? For example, if you are an HVAC business, how can you make your content more conversational than the average HVAC advertisements and standard recommendations that users typically see? Executing The Strategy. Engagement Strategy. Time To Read: 8 minutes.

What is a Shared Distribution Strategy?

Triskele Logistics

So what is a Shared Distribution Strategy, and how can it help my organization to overcome Supply Chain Challenges? “A A Shared Distribution Strategy, and taking a collaborative approach to your Supply Chain, is an effective way to meet Supply Chain challenges head on.”

Strategies for Embracing the Internet of Things

Supply Chain Brain

How, for example, can they distinguish between information that’s relevant to the organization, and that which is useless? SC Planning & Optimization Supply Chain Visibility Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain ManagementA fair number of companies are leaning toward the latter view. 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.

4 Ways to Optimize Your Shipping Network Strategy

Cerasis

When creating a strategy to optimize your shipping network, you must keep in mind that each new warehouse should accomplish 3 goals: Decrease your cost per package Lower the amount of time your customers wait for their packages Optimal redistribution of packages to new and existing warehouses These factors should result in a determination of how many new warehouses you should add, and where. A shipping network strategy must consider shipping profiles for different times of the year.

Choosing the Right 3PL to Align with Your Business Strategy

Blue Grace Logistics

For example, a company shipping high-value electronics, will want to check with their 3PL about security protocols.

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Disruptions that will reverberate beyond 2020 — strategies for weathering, or taking full advantage

Overdrive Online

An example of this is when natural disasters hit communities it’s the independents who step up to fill the gap, aided and abetted by our ability to make decisions faster, react quickly, tighten our belts and trim unnecessary fixed cost.". "The small business owner-operator does have certain advantages navigating market disruptions.

AVISTA OIL: Reducing costs through a digital supply chain strategy

Transporeon

Himmelbach discusses the best-practice example in an interview. For example, dock scheduling not only reduces the wait time for truck drivers but also improves our production planning.

Reducing Costs in Shipping with a Focus on Inbound Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Shippers often forget about the possible savings through an effective inbound logistics strategy. Reducing Costs in Shipping with a Focus on Inbound Logistics Strategy. While some vendors might disagree with plans to implement and inbound shipping strategy to reduce your costs, remember that you must look out for your company first. With an inbound logistics strategy, your company could be stuck working with hundreds of carriers and vendors to work through the process.

BIMCO launches new cybersecurity clause

Supply Chain and Logistics

Here is an example related to cybersecurity. As the article makes … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy Supply Chains Sustainability challenges contracts cybersecurity standards trade transportation trendsBIMCO is one of the leading standardization forces in the world of shipping. How do you write a contract that binds participants to provide an appropriate level of cybersecurity?

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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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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Using Logistics Technology to Execute a Winning Inbound Freight Strategy & Have Compliant Vendors

Cerasis

Fortunately, today’s logistics technology has the power to execute a winning inbound freight strategy and maintain compliance in the following ways. Using Logistics Technology to Execute a Winning Inbound Freight Strategy & Have Compliant Vendors. Your inbound logistics guide may contain proprietary information that relates to your inbound freight strategy and gives your company a competitive advantage.

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

Cerasis

For example, employing pick to light or pick to voice systems may improve labor productivity by reducing throughput times and reducing errors, thereby reducing the labor required to fulfill orders.

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Thoughts on Retailers Buying XPO Logistics and What The Right Strategy Should Be

10xLogistics

Build the transportation assets yourself - i.e., Amazon's acquisition of planes and doing "power only" where Amazon owns the trailers, are examples of this. The problem with this strategy is the "crunch" is with the power not with the trailer. For example, the final mile portion of XPO was created by XPO acquiring a company called 3PD.

National support now – how Defence might prepare the national support base for a future war – Part Two

Logistics in War

A rigorous, well-crafted and sensitive communication strategy will be required, as will cultural reform, because national support is a concept that can be influenced by Defence but not wholly owned. Industry Operations StrategyBy David Beaumont.

Is it Time for B2B Freight Providers to Learn From B2C?

Logistics Bureau

For example, some consumers will want to save money above all else, either generally or in a specific shopping scenario. . Let’s take the example of a company that allocates fixed delivery days to specific geographical areas.

Preparing for preparedness – how should we begin?

Logistics in War

Part Two offered examples where militaries get it right, and a number of examples where events did not transpire as well as they might. In the Australian example, this ratio has featured in every review of Defence undertaken in the forty years since the ADF was formed. logistics readiness Preparedness StrategyBy David Beaumont.

Planting the right trees – logistics and its role in the ‘Phase Zero’ campaign

Logistics in War

The Australian Civil Military Centre, established in 2008, is a tangible example by providing an institutional platform to develop and deliver a range of support programs that work towards Phase Zero goals. Operations Preparedness Strategyby Air Commodore Hayden Marshall (Ret’d).

A new narrative for the mobilisation of a nation – how Defence might prepare the national support base for a future war – Part One

Logistics in War

The role of industrial preparedness in military strategy is anomalous. Of all the ‘pillars’ of the national support strategy, the most instrumental was the issue of mobilisation. Furthermore, the strategy sought to shape civil capabilities to meet Defence’s needs for mobilisation and sustainment in a coherent process that was absent at the time. For example, the US national security community uses the term ‘defense technology and industrial base’. [3]