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Strategies for E-Commerce Success: Optimizing Parcel Spend


Every step of the process that brings your product from creation to your consumers’ front-door can cut into those margins and reduce your profitability. This is simply because you represent a larger potential business opportunity for a carrier so they will offer rate reductions to earn your business.

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Truckload Pricing Dynamics with Jon Payne

The Logistics of Logistics

Jon Payne and Joe Lynch discuss truckload pricing dynamics. Jon is the Director of Pricing Strategy & Analytics at Loadsmart , a freight technology company that is removing the barriers between shippers and carriers so freight can move in the most efficient, transparent and automated way. About Jon Payne.


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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. When developing a sourcing strategy, the focus can be effectiveness (gaining desired results) or on efficiency (reducing cost, labor, and resources used). About Ron Crabtree.

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Go to Market Strategy before Supply Chain Strategy


There are a lot of conversations happening relative to all sorts of strategies for supply chains (and no lack of consultants who want to sell you on the latest and greatest ideas). My thesis here is that the first thing you have to develop and fully understand is your business' go to market strategy. Just do what you say you will do.

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The Cost-Plus World of Supply Chains: The Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Environment

From new pricing strategies and material substitutability to alternative suppliers and stockpiling, a new GEP-commissioned Economist Impact report reveals that enterprises are adopting a variety of approaches underpinned by data and technology.

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Transportation Strategies for Continued Success

Logistics Viewpoints

A TMS offers optimization capabilities across multiple modes to improve service levels and reduce freight spend. 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.

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How Do I Know That My Pricing Strategy Is Right?

Supply Chain Brain

Pricing has become a strategic lever that allows revenue teams to become more proactive to changes in the market.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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Next-Gen AI-Based Demand Planning: Turn Your Insights Into Accuracy in 1 Day

Artificial intelligence designed for demand planning brings the following benefits: Immediate forecast error reduction of 15-40%: this drives optimal service & stock levels. The planner gets insight into the drivers of demand: what is the impact of seasonality, price changes, or promotions?

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What Resilience Means in 2021

Speaker: Scott Wooley, President of Thermal Packing Solutions at Atlantic Tape and Packaging

In this webinar, we will cover the following topics: Champion/Challenger strategy. Blended Supplier Pricing Model. Join Scott Wooley, President of Thermal Solutions at Atlantic Tape and Packaging, and redefine what a resilient supply chain is. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Save your seat now! This is a session you won't want to miss!