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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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

WWL restructures to meet changes in car market

Automotive Logistics

The new branding reflects the new business strategy where ocean transportation and land-based logistics will operate side-by-side as distinct, yet connected entities,” the company said. The post WWL restructures to meet changes in car market appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

The evolving retail store

DC Velocity

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

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.

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.

PSA pushes ahead with multi-brand parts strategy

Automotive Logistics

PSA is pressing ahead with a multi-brand aftermarket offering that includes selling rivals’ spare parts, as part of the group’s corporate Push to Pass growth strategy. The post PSA pushes ahead with multi-brand parts strategy appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

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. Omnichannel supply chains are increasing in complexity and prevalence for good reason.

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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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Where have all the Truckers Gone? 10 Strategies for Shippers to Fight the Capacity and Trucker Shortage


Strategies for Surviving the Capacity and Trucker Shortage. Certainly, based on the current apparent consensus among industry experts, successful shippers will be those who adapt as necessary to meet the widely predicted upcoming challenges in ensuring resources to meet delivery commitments.

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

247 Customs Broker

This kind of data-driven analysis enables supply chain managers to adopt many of the big data tools and strategies that have become commonplace in other areas. Meeting Tomorrow’s Expectations: The Digital Supply Chain of the Future. October 24, 2018 ·. By Dagny Dukach.

IMO set to unveil strategy on GHG emissions in shipping

The LoadStar

Next week will see the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) unveil its strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) in shipping. The post IMO set to unveil strategy on GHG emissions in shipping appeared first on The Loadstar.

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

Logistics Business Magazine

Manufacturers looking to stay in the EU will need to re-evaluate their cybersecurity strategies to remain compliant with stricter data regulations. How manufacturers can meet GDPR compliance and bolster internal security measures.

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India-Russia issue stern warning for Pakistan over terrorism after PM Modi-Vladimir Putin meet

247 Customs Broker

WATCH: India, Russia ink major deals during PM Modi-Vladimir Putin meeting . The two Sides agreed to continue the practice of such informal meetings and to maintain strategic communication at all levels on a regular basis. Image Source : TWITTER@MEAINDIA.

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. Try to create a communication schedule, which contains specified times for meetings, conference calls, or email notifications, at the onset of selecting your transportation management 3PL. Risk management is a huge part of an effective transportation management strategy.

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Ecommerce Continues to Focus on Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategies: Demands Continuous Improvement

247 Customs Broker

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. September 27, 2018 ·.

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