Is Your Shipping Strategy Costing You Customers?

Freight Center

Nowadays, it’s difficult to tell if your shipping strategy is working for you or against you. With consumer behaviors changing rapidly, it’s more important than ever to continually revise your shipping strategy. Is your shipping strategy costing you customers?

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.


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Supply and Demand Vlog: Strategies for Difficult Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

The good news is there are strategies you can implement to succeed, no matter what condition the market is in. If you’ve been in the transportation and logistics industry as long as I have, you know there are always ebbs and flows to supply and demand.

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.

The Perfect Delivery: 6 Key Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Tim McLean, Managing Director, TXM Lean Solutions

The most basic requirement of any business is to deliver its products to its customers on time, in full, every day, without fail. Over the past decade as supply chains have become more complex and customers more demanding, meeting this simple requirement has become harder and harder. What was acceptable 20 years ago, is no longer enough in today’s dynamic, dis-intermediated, hyper competitive marketplace. So why do supply chains fail to deliver? Lean supply chain expert and author, Tim McLean, will explore each of the reasons why supply chains fail to deliver and provide practical strategies to address them and improve your delivery performance. Tim will share case studies of actual companies that have transformed their supply chain performance by addressing the six drivers along with his own experience drawn from hundreds of supply chains over more than 20 countries.

2020 Nexstar Super Meeting: What We Experienced


This year’s Nexstar Partner Portal provides those who attended the virtual 2020 Nexstar Super Meeting with the flexibility to explore recorded sessions from the event, including sessions loaded with actionable insights from ServMan experts. Team meetings are vital to effective teamwork.

When supply chain meets chocolate

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Even though these changes might be helping their marketing strategies and change their brand perception positively, I still appreciate the fact that they decide to start changing their distribution network from the root.

Six Essential Strategies for Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Organizations practicing sustainable procurement meet their needs for goods, services, utilities and works not on a private cost–benefit analysis, but with a view to maximizing net benefits for themselves and the wider world. […]. The post Six Essential Strategies for Sustainable Procurement appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

Risky Strategies Increase the Rate of Container Losses Amid Transit


To meet the demand, shipping companies are stacking large quantities of cargo on increasingly narrow equipment. However, some experts are convinced that these vessels are being overloaded to meet the increasing demand.

Reverse Logistics: The 5 Keys to a Successful Strategy

Morai Logistics

Not meeting this expectation leads to dissatisfied customers. The post Reverse Logistics: The 5 Keys to a Successful Strategy appeared first on Morai Logistics Inc. Reverse Logistics reverse logistics strategy supply chain

Digitize to Survive

Speaker: Laura Garcia, Sr. Editor at Supply Chain Digital and Procurement Magazines

In Digitize to Survive, we’ll be showing how you can leverage today’s tech to help meet organizational objectives and not only survive but thrive in a post-pandemic world. With all the new tech available on the market, setting a digitization roadmap and knowing where to start can be difficult. We’ll help you drudge through the boundless opportunities and help clarify all the buzz. During this webinar, we’ll discuss how to take an objectives-first approach and demystify some of today’s hottest tech such as IoT, AI, and Big Data and show you how they can help build resiliency, unearth competitive advantages and optimize bottom-line results.

A New Approach to Contract Freight: How Shippers Can Refocus Their Transportation Strategy in 2021

Talking Logistics

Freight demand surged to meet the needs of consumers and frontline workers, and shippers were forced to rely heavily on the spot market to secure capacity in a pinch. Read more A New Approach to Contract Freight: How Shippers Can Refocus Their Transportation Strategy in 2021.

5 more truckload shipping strategies for enterprise shippers

FreightWaves SONAR

However, enterprise shippers can make a comeback by implementing smart truckload shipping strategies by retooling and putting freight forecasting power to work. And these additional five shipping strategies can help enterprise shippers maximize recovery and boost profits.

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. A disclaimer before jumping in, I spent almost 11 years with Big Brown and yes, I do have some, albeit not much, stock in the company.

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 evolving retail store

DC Velocity

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

Real-Life Strategies for Safety

Women in Trucking

The company hosts a bi-weekly meeting for driver managers and the customer service team and a monthly forum for drivers to share what they’re seeing with regards to safety. Safety is a priority at National Carriers Inc. NCI), a diversified motor carrier based in Irving, Texas.

Business Growth Management: Tips and Strategies to Keep Up With Your Growing Business


Adapting to different scenarios, strategies, and technologies can help approach your business growth strategically. Or, you may need to change your shipping methods to meet customer needs. Time To Read: 4 minutes.

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

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.

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.

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 many new technologies at our Cologne hub are just one more example of this, and it shows the basis of our new Strategy 2025 as well,” explains John Pearson, CEO DHL Express. “As The post DHL Express Presents its New Strategy 2025 appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

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.

The Future of the Supply Chain Is Automated, So Professionals Can Focus on Strategy


There is a growing consensus that traditional supply chain management is transforming to meet the demand of today’s challenging market. The post The Future of the Supply Chain Is Automated, So Professionals Can Focus on Strategy appeared first on MercuryGate International.

A viable e-commerce strategy ‘vital to meeting customer needs’, says report

The LoadStar

Supply chain managers are failing to fully implement a viable e-commerce strategy, despite acknowledging its “vital importance” for customer retention. Global e-commerce product lead at DHL Supply Chain Nabil Malouli said: “It’s clear to see the importance of considering quality customer service within the e-commerce strategy. The post A viable e-commerce strategy ‘vital to meeting customer needs’, says report appeared first on The Loadstar.

Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations


Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations. Below, are some of the key insights shared during our conversation about what it takes to meet the expectations of the modern customer, and what shippers should expect from their 3PLs to help them achieve the necessary efficiency and optimization required in their supply chain. How the Right 3PL Can Help You Meet the Needs of Your End Customer. What is your organization doing to meet customer expectations?

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. When formulating a supplier relationship management strategy organizations must consider the following implications to be successful: Become the Customer of Choice. This practice is supported by a dynamic SRM strategy that retains information that can be used for analysis.

Cimcorp Opens Office in Spain to Meet Rising Demand

Logistics Business Magazine

Our decision to expand our presence into Spain is a logical step at this point,” commented Tero Peltomäki, Cimcorp’s Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology, “and supports our growth strategy.

Meet the Team Thursdays: Amber Hoffart, Marketing & Social Media Coordinator

Radius Logistics

Meet Amber! Stay tuned for our next Meet the Team Thursday blog post. The post Meet the Team Thursdays: Amber Hoffart, Marketing & Social Media Coordinator appeared first on Radius Logistics. People are our greatest resource here at Radius Logistics.

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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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? But one of the most common mistakes I see many companies make is positioning international supply chains merely as tactical support for larger strategies.

Industry View: DCs Rise to Meet Unprecedented Challenges

Logistics Business Magazine

Our customers are employing the following strategies: split shifts; using the system to limit the number of employees in a given zone/aisle; re-routing pick paths based upon safety rather than productivity; and diligent sanitising of warehouse equipment.

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. Benefits of Combining LTL and E-Commerce Shipping Strategies Omnichannel means the ability to serve customers across any channel and blend all channels to create seamless experiences for customers. Putting It All Together Shippers have to meet e-commerce customers’ needs.

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.