Transportation Strategies for Continued Success

Logistics Viewpoints

Below are some transportation strategies for success for suppliers of TMS, TES, and MTS. SaaS solutions are becoming the norm in the industry, and this does not just apply to smaller companies that are targeting Tier 2 and Tier 3 customers.

Amazon’s Retail Strategy with Rick Watson

The Logistics of Logistics

Amazon’s Retail Strategy with Rick Watson. Rick Watson and Joe Lynch discuss Amazon’s retail strategy. Key Takeaways: Amazon’s Retail Strategy. Learn More About Amazon’s Retail Strategy.

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Developing a Distribution Strategy with Matt McGregor

The Logistics of Logistics

Developing a Distribution Strategy with Matt McGregor. Joe Lynch and Matt McGregor discuss developing a distribution strategy. Distribution strategy is one of the areas of focus for Matt and the Colliers Real Estate team. Key Takeaways: Developing a Distribution Strategy.

3 Strategies to Improve your Logistics Recruitment Process

Cyzerg

The transportation industry is working with a scarce pool of talent that is educated, qualified, and willing to work. Finding candidates with a satisfactory skill set is a major issue throughout the industry. Logistics recruitment is becoming increasingly difficult.

The Keys to Business Continuity Planning

Speaker: Ron Spiteri, Director of TXM Lean Solutions

The pandemic has been the most significant disruption to global supply chains since the dawn of the industrial world. A key learning of this disruption has been the need for business continuity planning to mitigate future disruptions, which we know will come. Join Ron Spiteri of TXM Lean Solutions, and learn the key steps to take control of your supply chain risks.

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree. Joe Lynch and Ron Crabtree discuss sourcing strategy: effective vs efficient. MetaExperts align with your industry and OpEx initiatives (i.e., Key Takeaways – Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient.

Q&A: XPO’s chief diversity officer offers inclusion strategy tips

The Supply Chain Journal

In an interview with FreightWaves, LaQuenta Jacobs discussed the importance of doing this work, both personally and for the greater good of moving the logistics industry forward through DE&I initiatives. That helps place XPO as an ideal partner in the industry.”.

What Industries Are Adopting Final Mile Strategies & Why?

GlobalTranz

As explained by Business Insider, effective final mile strategies enable competition with Amazon, the largest e-commerce retailer on the planet. Unfortunately, Amazon’s sheer size means it affects every industry involved in the sale or transfer of merchandise, including general retail, whole distribution for business partners, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), furnishings, appliances, electronics and more. Final Mile final mile strategies

Enterprise shippers’ top 6 logistics strategies to know

FreightWaves SONAR

Adjusting current logistics strategies demonstrated the second great challenge of the pandemic. Embracing new and improved logistics strategies remains the best way to adapt to clients’ changing demands in 2021 and beyond. Strong and versatile logistics strategies depend on this data.

Strategies to Reduce Overtime Costs in the Warehouse

Kane is Able

Significant employment decreases occurred in many industries during the pandemic. This article looks at overtime-related problems and offers some strategies to reduce overtime costs in the warehouse through improved hiring and retention.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Key Procurement Strategy for the Oil and Gas Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

An effective procurement strategy is not only a financial plan to manage the budget but also the workflow, and production timelines while keeping everything aligned with the company objectives. With the volatile market of the oil and gas industry, procurement plays an important role in ensuring supply of items and services are within budget allocation, […]. The post Key Procurement Strategy for the Oil and Gas Industry appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

4 Strategies to Attract and Retain Warehouse Workers

Cyzerg

So, before I move on to sharing some strategies, I’ll first discuss the specific challenges that the warehouse industry faces in terms of workforce. In warehousing, as in every other organization, it’s the people who make or break the business. At a time when warehouse workers are swift to move from one warehouse to another, retaining them may seem to be a daunting task.

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford

The Logistics of Logistics

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford. Chris Wofford and Joe Lynch discuss the great logistics industry consolidation. As a senior banker, he has run numerous industry groups at major investment banks for the past 30 years.

Dploy Solutions Launches Enhanced Cloud-Based Strategy Execution Software

Supply Chain Brain

Dploy Solutions, a digital manufacturing and industrial IoT technologies company, today launched its newly enhanced Strategy Execution software

No Industry Has A Better Success Metric than Baseball

Logistics Viewpoints

The post No Industry Has A Better Success Metric than Baseball appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Metrics and Standards strategy successBaseball has a key performance indicator that is unrivaled. The Wins Above Replacement Value tells a team exactly what they need to do to succeed.

Fraud Prevention Strategies for Construction Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

It presents a particularly high profile and negative impact on the construction industry. The post Fraud Prevention Strategies for Construction Procurement appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Procurement fraud is a growing global problem.

Sustainable Strategy: Eco Friendly Packaging

GoShip Blog

Eco-friendly packaging will often vary between industries, but the most important considerations include:? . At GoShip.com , you will find the industry’s top freight shipping services.?All They say that you should never judge a book by its cover.

E-Commerce Logistics Strategies: The State of E-Commerce Logistics Heading Into Peak Season

GlobalTranz

Successful e-commerce strategies for managing the demands of peak season revolve around how well an organization understands the state of e-commerce itself and its implications for capacity. E-Commerce Logistics Peak Season e-commerce logistics strategies

Corporate strategy for sustainability reporting — Net-Zero Carbon

The Supply Chain Journal

To learn more about Norfolk Southern’s industry-leading sustainability initiatives, go to nscorp.com/betterplanet. Matt McLelland, Covenant Transport vice president of technology and sustainability, explains his strategy on this episode of Net-Zero Carbon.

Industry maintains strong economic outlook

DC Velocity

StrategyLogistics and transportation professionals optimistic about the U.S. economy, revenues and profitability, company survey shows.

2021 Strategies for Inventory Management and Supply Chain Recovery

EazyStock

The pandemic has impacted industries differently across the board. While some businesses and entire industries like hospitality and travel have been shutting down, others like consumer staples, technology and safety products/PPE are thriving like never before.

DHL unveils Strategy 2025 Goals

Airfreight Logistics

In the center of its Strategy 2025, DHL Express focusses particularly on ‘E-commerce’ as a growth driver and ‘efficiency’ for further increasing its profit. ” The post DHL unveils Strategy 2025 Goals appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Ocean Cargo: Post-pandemic strategies take hold

Logistics Management

Long “the sick man” of the transportation ecosystem, the container-shipping industry stands on the brink of a new era of sustainable profitability.

AIT continues expansion strategy with Intelligent Logistics, Spur Freight acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

to strengthen its customs brokerage services, specifically within industrial sectors like automotive, electronics and chemicals. The CIO said this is not the end of AIT’s acquisition strategy as it continues to build its services in what he calls the “AIT triangle.”. “We

Dow Chemical Works on a Transactional Process Automation Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Dow Chemical Works on a Transactional Process Automation Strategy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Chemical Industry Robotic Process AutomationRobotic process automation (RPA) has gotten a good deal of attention. RPA is process automation software that is used to automate high volume, repeatable tasks. The process automation Dow is investigating and developing extends to higher level decisions for which robotic process automation is not well suited.

Discover 3 strategies to enhance your driver retention efforts

The Supply Chain Journal

For transportation industry professionals, the issue of driver recruitment and retention isn’t anything new. According to estimates from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) , the trucking industry could see a driver shortfall of 100,000 in five years and 160,000 by 2028.

Inventory Replenishment Strategies that Increase Profits

EazyStock

Inventory Replenishment Strategies to Boost Profitability. To overcome all these inventory management risks, you need a toolbox of effective inventory replenishment strategies. 5 Inventory Replenishment Strategies to Increase Profits. What is Inventory Replenishment?

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity

StrategyTruckstop.com's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers.

How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon

GlobalTranz

Amazon has taken the eCommerce industry by storm, becoming the leading online marketplace in the world. The post How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply Chain supply chain strategyAnd what’s not to love? From fast, affordable shipping to great customer service, consumers can find pretty much anything they need on Amazon.

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.

Editor’s Pick: Updating Your Planning Strategies to Industry 4.0

Talking Logistics

In “ It’s the era of Industry 4.0. Are you on board? ” — I shared strategies to digitalize the planning office with advanced planning technology to keep abreast with in an industry that is increasingly replacing the human workforce with robotics to gain better efficiency, increase cost-savings and build higher agility. Editor's Pick Supply Chain Technology Trends digital supply chain Industry 4.0

What’s Your Tariff Strategy?

Supply Chain Brain

Just as the tariffs for one industry show signs of easing up, headlines reveal a new industry at risk of new tariff regulations. The ongoing tariff negotiations have made life and business operations extremely difficult for countless manufacturers and distributors across the U.S.

Update on the Automotive Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

The automotive industry has undergone quite the transformation from the days of Henry Ford and the Model T. There are five factors driving these changes in the industry, according to a PwC study which uses the acronym “easy” to explain what it calls “mobility of the future.”

Slowing economy spells pause for industrial real estate market

DC Velocity

StrategyBut savvy developers will pursue inland port opportunities and growing demand for urban fulfillment centers, new research shows.