Is UPS’ Strategy Really Transformational?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Now that the dust has settled and I’ve calmed down a bit, let’s chat about the UPS Transformation meeting that was held Thursday, September 13, 2018. While the focus here has been on UPS, they certainly are not the only company to be undergoing change to meet disruption and market changes.

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?

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.

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. The post How a Supply Chain Excellence Strategy Helps Organizations Grow appeared first on Morai Logistics Inc

How Mitigation Strategies Help Global Retailers Offset Supply Chain Shortages

Morai Logistics

Organizations within the retail industry should implement mitigation strategies into their supply chain to offset potential risks such as supply shortages. However, the switch to airfreight made by Adidas is a mitigation strategy used to offset supply shortages. To combat an ever-changing global market place, research from the Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management , consider mitigation strategies to be highly important.

The evolving retail store

DC Velocity

Retailers adapt in-store fulfillment processes to meet customer demand for convenience and faster delivery. Strategy

DHL Study Helps Develop New Strategies For the Last Mile

Logistics Manager

DHL eCommerce Americas CEO, Lee Spratt said, “The future evolution of this fast-moving, highly competitive e-commerce market is still incredibly difficult to predict, so companies need to remain nimble and efficient while ensuring they are meeting customer demands,”.

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Developing an LTL and E-Commerce Focused Shipping Strategy


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. Putting It All Together Shippers have to meet e-commerce customers’ needs.

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.”

Grocery fulfillment goes high-tech

DC Velocity

E-commerce continues to change the grocery market, as companies seek to meet click-and-collect demands with innovative fulfillment solutions and strategies. Strategy

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. Suddenly, S&OP meetings would not be as tedious.

Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy


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.

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.

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.

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?

How Walmart Just Bested Amazon in the E-Commerce Channel Utilizing an Omnichannel Return Strategy


Walmart has a different approach, and in several ways, Walmart is positioning itself to best Amazon in e-commerce through an innovative, omnichannel return strategy. To meet the surging demand, Walmart needs to perfect its existing pickup locations for orders processed via ship-to-store.

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

Budapest Airport plans new China growth strategy

247 Customs Broker

Budapest Airport is to launch a new growth strategy for Asia in 2019 which includes additional direct freighter and belly cargo routes to China, as well as enhanced e-commerce capabilities. The post Budapest Airport plans new China growth strategy appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News

Omni-Channel Strategy and Intermodal Transport in Globalized Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Omni-channel strategies prove to be an effective method for meeting on-demand delivery for consumers and providing efficient solutions for shippers. Research presented supports an industry shift from traditional to Omni-channel strategy, finding that it enables third party logistic (3PL) providers to offer all distribution initiatives. By facilitating a customer-focused supply chain, companies can effectively meet the growing demands of their consumers.

4 Essential Luxury Brand Shipping Strategies

Now, That's Logistics

This puts added pressure on companies that need to select the best possible supply chain strategies and logistics providers for their high-end goods. Four Strategies That Work. Partner with a logistics firm that can meet the needs of your most demanding customers. This creates demanding lead time requirements and viable logistics strategies must be developed in order to meet those market needs. Additional languages available.

President Trump to meet Japanese Prime Minister Abe before ‘expected meeting’ with North Korea

247 Customs Broker

The White House said Monday a planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is ‘expected’ to happen – in the latest iteration of the on-again, off-again high stakes meeting. ’ They agreed to have their top officials meet again June 1.

Choosing the Right 3PL to Align with Your Business Strategy

Blue Grace Logistics

With more business moving to online, you need to be prepared to meet your customers where they are. . What matters is that your 3PL is partnered with carriers that offer fleet capabilities that meet your needs.

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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. 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. Learn more about planning your international shipping strategy to fit India’s growing markets.

Strategies for Embracing the Internet of Things

Supply Chain Brain

In the end, he says, the IoT will prove essential to meeting the rising expectations of customers and business partners, while breaking down the organizational silos that hamper cooperation between various functions. SC Planning & Optimization Supply Chain Visibility Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain ManagementA fair number of companies are leaning toward the latter view.

Twig Talk Annual Meeting: why is it the best logistics conference?

247 Customs Broker

Did you know attending logistics annual meeting is one of the most effective strategies to make good connections and expand your business’ network? The post Twig Talk Annual Meeting: why is it the best logistics conference?

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


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.

SA: US to push for EV supply chain strategy

The LoadStar

government officials are expected to take part in a meeting set for the early part of May with automobile industry execs and lithium company reps to talk about a national electric vehicle supply chain strategy, sources tell Reuters.” SEEKING ALPHA reports: “U.S.

MonarchFx launches food and beverage fulfillment division

DC Velocity

Service will combine online shopping with traditional grocery retail to meet rapid changes in sector, firm says. Strategy

These Logistics Trends Will Force a Reevaluation of Logistics Strategy in 2018


However, logistics professionals can get ahead of the curve by knowing what trends to expect in the coming year that will require a reevaluation of logistics strategy in 2018. For manufacturers, distributors, and logistics professionals, a reevaluation of logistics strategy will squarely focus on shorter turnaround times on last-mile deliveries , and the trend is expected to continue shrinking. SNEW Waves Will Require Reevaluation of Logistics Strategy.

PepsiCo, The Problems of a Wrong Distribution Strategy.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

PepsiCo, The Problems of a Wrong Distribution Strategy. When a company enters a foreign market, the keys to its success is the distribution strategy, the channels it uses, as well as market know-how and customer knowledge and understanding. The case study of PepsiCo, provides evidence of the situation that a company faces when its distribution strategy is not correct.

Wan Hai orders 20 new box ships to meet market ambitions

The LoadStar

The profitable container line is continuing its successful strategy of operating smaller containerships on its services. The post Wan Hai orders 20 new box ships to meet market ambitions appeared first on The Loadstar.

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. Customer demand is volatile, so a ‘set it and forget it’ strategy is destined to fail.

Budapest Airport Plans New Growth Strategy for China and Asia

Airfreight Logistics

Hungary’s largest airport, Budapest International Airport recently unveiled a determined growth strategy for the Asian region. The new strategy is aligned with the airport’s ongoing BUD20:20 expansion program that includes the much anticipated Cargo City development scheduled to open in 2019.

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.