Transporeon appoints Chief Network and Strategy Officer

Logistics Business Magazine

Transporeon , a leading Transportation Management Platform, has appointed David Landau as Chief Network and Strategy Officer. Transporeon has developed one of the largest logistics networks in the world, which gives it unparalleled connectivity, data and capabilities.

Transportation Strategies for Continued Success

Logistics Viewpoints

Below are some transportation strategies for success for suppliers of TMS, TES, and MTS. Coronavirus has changed the outlook for direct-to-consumer commerce, and a TMS is now a critical component of this strategy. Transportation strategies come in all shapes and sizes.


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No Supply Chain Strategy? Here’s How to Develop One

Logistics Bureau

As you’ll know, if you follow our blog regularly, Logistics Bureau does a great deal of work related to supply chain strategy development and alignment. A company without a supply chain strategy is at a competitive disadvantage. Network modeling and optimisation software.

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.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

The New Significance of a Logistics Strategy: Role, Success factors, and Integration

Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics strategy as an enabler of new business models. A logistics strategy provides the competitive edge. There are clear advantages to be gained from giving a logistics strategy top priority. Top three success factors for your logistics strategy.

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. Key Takeaways – Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient. Learn More About Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient.

The Power of the Network: ERP vs. Spend Management

Logistics Viewpoints

GEP and the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Supply Chain Resource Cooperative surveyed supply chain, procurement and IT professionals across a range of industries to gain insight into their priorities and strategies regarding supply chain resilience and optimization.

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Taking a Big Picture View of Supply Chain Networks

Logistics Viewpoints

To actually realize the promise of end-to-end visibility and control over our incredibly complex supply chain networks, we need really big picture thinking — particularly when it comes to the supply chain data networks that serve as the foundation for true digital transformation.

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.

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Can we use historical data to plan for demand and design our networks, or is there a better way? This webinar will cover: Strategies for making high-level decisions about your network design and inventory distribution.

Supply Chain Networks – The Greatest Influence

Logistics Bureau

What shape should your Supply Chain Network be, and what are the factors that drive the shape of it? Business Improvement Distribution Network Design Supply Chain Strategy cost to serve analysis customer service offer customers inventory location service strategy supply chain networks warehouse locationLook closely at the diagram that I was about to show you here in this video.

Distribution networks may need to be reimagined—again

DC Velocity

How will the rise of automated vehicles change distribution networks? Strategy

5 Key Steps to Improve Your Distribution Network


The strategies of supply chain management are of paramount importance when it comes to boosting the profitability of the business and distribution network. The post 5 Key Steps to Improve Your Distribution Network appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

5 Reasons to Diversify Your Carrier Network Now


The COVID-19 crisis emphasizes the dramatic problems created with single sourcing strategies. Unfortunately, the strategies are simply so ingrained in the supply chain that many organizations have still yet to diversify their networks.

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

TuSimple: Autonomous freight network 6 months ahead of schedule

The Supply Chain Journal

Autonomous trucking software leader TuSimple is running six months ahead of schedule in building out the first phase of its autonomous freight network, and should reach Charlotte, North Carolina, and Orlando, Florida, by the end of the year.

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.

Part One: Network Optimization and Digital Twinning

Supply Chain Brain

Leading companies are adopting new strategies to prepare for the impacts of the next inevitable disruption. Part one of series: Creating Resilient Supply Chains Through IT Innovation

New Chief Capacity Officer Mark Ford Bolsters Freight Procurement Strategy at BlueGrace Logistics

Blue Grace Logistics

Tampa, FL (May 10, 2022) – BlueGrace Logistics (BlueGrace), one of North America’s leading Third-Party Logistics (3PL) providers, today announced that Mark Ford will lead the Truckload procurement strategy as the organization’s first Chief Capacity Officer.

Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

Warehouse network ill-suited for e-commerce needs, report finds

DC Velocity

StrategyNew construction activity makes just minor dent in the problem, CBRE says.

4 Ways to Optimize Your Shipping Network Strategy


One such area that offers the greatest opportunity is shipping network optimization. The question is, how can a company optimize its shipping network? Optimal shipping networks are not “one size fits all.” ” Depending on industry, an optimal shipping network might include the ability to reach all states in two days, while for other industries they might be a pure margins game. The network you built 5-15 years ago might now be an overkill.

Optimize Your E-commerce Returns Strategy With Real-Time Data


To reap the rewards of a data-driven e-commerce returns strategy, logistics leaders should follow these steps: Keep all stakeholders working together and sharing the right information with related communications via API-integrated systems.

How freight consolidation impacts RFP bidding strategies

FreightWaves SONAR

Figuring out how to improve annual request for proposal (RFP) bidding strategies remains elusive for many shippers, especially in the context of knowing when to expand the network to leverage freight consolidation.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

Shifting E-Commerce Landscape Calls for New Look at Network Strategy

Supply Chain Brain

A massive channel shift driven by COVID-19’s e-commerce escalation demands a reexamination of facility locations and network strategy — as both have a growing impact on supply-chain profitability

Creating a Successful Small Business Shipping Strategy

GoShip Blog

A shipping strategy is not as high of a priority for small business owners as it should be. Creating a working and suitable shipping strategy is key to satisfying your customers and boosting your business performance. How do you create a small business shipping strategy?

Why you need a good supply chain strategy


What is a supply chain strategy? A supply chain strategy explains how a company will bring goods into the business and get them out to customers as effectively as possible. Unfortunately, off-the-shelf supply chain strategies don’t exist. Why do you need a supply chain strategy?

22 Supply Chain Areas to Check for 2022

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain Trends Videos customer service inventory performance Supply Chain Network Supply Chain Strategies Transport warehousingWe give you a glimpse of the 22 things worth checking in your Supply Chain for this year, 2022. Best in Class supply chains get these right!

8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2022 and Beyond

Supply chain visibility, collaboration, and orchestration are now the top priority for executives. TadaNow has put together eight supply chain technology trends to incorporate into your supply chain strategy for the remainder of 2022 and beyond.

Unlock the Power of Supply Chain Network Design

Penske Move Ahead

Putting the right distribution network in place is critical for performance, especially as complexity and uncertainty increase. Supply chain network design can add millions of dollars of cost savings annually.

AIT continues expansion strategy with Intelligent Logistics, Spur Freight acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

Intelligent Logistics teammates at the Austin location celebrating joining the AIT network. 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

Amazon says it shipped a billion items via Prime network over peak

DC Velocity

StrategyCities with the most last-minute deliveries on Christmas Eve were San Francisco, Austin, Texas, Miami, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Springfield, Va.

American Logistics Aid Network chief outlines future strategies

Logistics Management

Humanitarian supply chains need everything that commercial supply chains do – so why not leverage the knowledge and expertise that is already existing in our industry

FreightWaves LIVE recap: Sustainability shapes shipper strategies

The Supply Chain Journal

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: How sustainability initiatives are driving shipper strategies. DETAILS: Jim Nicholson and FreightWaves’ Zach Strickland discuss how shippers have modified their strategies over the past year with an increasing focus on sustainability and improving compliance.

An Optimized Wi-Fi Network Is Crucial for Edge Success

Supply Chain Brain

Edge computing is becoming critical to business strategy and operations

Strategies, Tips, and Pitfalls of Modern Transportation Procurement

Logistics Viewpoints

The effort to move closer to the customer – by virtually all businesses – means supply chain networks of old must be replaced with more links, more nodes, and smaller, more frequent shipments. The post Strategies, Tips, and Pitfalls of Modern Transportation Procurement appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. The biggest constant in transportation today is changing. It is forcing companies to rethink how they plan, optimize, execute, and collaborate with trading partners.

2021 Strategies for Inventory Management and Supply Chain Recovery


In a perfect world, supply chain managers would be able to foresee every possible risk and threat to their supply chain and have a strategy prepared to successfully address any challenges when the moment came. You already know the biggest supply chain disruption of 2020: the COVID-19 pandemic.

Is UPS’ Strategy Really Transformational?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Heavy investment in their network worldwide has been widely reported on so there’s no need to rehash it here. 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. 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.