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.

Supply Chain Strategy Mistakes

Logistics Bureau

Developing a Supply Chain Strategy is not hard. But here are some mistakes people make in putting the strategies together. Supply Chain Supply Chain Strategy Videos KPIs objectives organizational strategies supply chain strategy

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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. Step 8: Define and Document the New Supply Chain Strategy.

Amazon’s Retail Strategy with Rick Watson

The Logistics of Logistics

Amazon’s Retail Strategy with Rick Watson. Rick Watson and Joe Lynch discuss Amazon’s retail strategy. Key Takeaways: Amazon’s Retail Strategy. Learn More About Amazon’s Retail Strategy.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

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.

Building a Strategy for National Fulfillment Services

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If your company ships products nationally, you know the fulfillment environment has never been more demanding.

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.

Postponement Strategies for Effective Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

Postponement and speculation strategies of products during a timely and cost-effective manner by the standard production and logistics structures. The post Postponement Strategies for Effective Warehousing appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management.

Four management strategies for retaining labor

DC Velocity

StrategyStudies show that DCs with the lowest turnover rates tend to follow the same four management principles. But they sometimes stumble in the execution.

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.

3 Strategies to Improve your Logistics Recruitment Process

Cyzerg

Logistics recruitment is becoming increasingly difficult. You probably don’t know it yet, but you are in the middle of a talent war in logistics and supply chain management. The transportation industry is working with a scarce pool of talent that is educated, qualified, and willing to work.

Warehouse Picking Strategies: PROs and CONs of Various Options

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Warehouse picking involves retrieving items from a shelf or bin and moving them to a packing area before shipment. Choosing the right method for your business can easily drive a 6-figure annual labor savings. Fulfillment Operations

Logistics Sales: Strategies to Boost Revenue Growth

Cyzerg

In this article, we share marketing and sales strategies they can use to increase sales predictability, consistently produce leads, and convert those leads into customers. It is not uncommon to see small and mid-size logistics companies struggle with business growth. In many cases, these problems are associated with poor lead generation, lack of sales predictability, and low sales conversion rates—converting leads into customers.

Blue Yonder Pivots to a Partnership Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

Blue Yonder recognized the need to transform into a Partner First organization as part of its core growth strategy. Recently there was a meeting in Dallas where executives from Blue Yonder were sharing their strategies around WMS and TMS with the partners. “We

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

Supply Chain Strategies for 2022

LandLink

Here are some strategies a qualified 3PL can help you deploy to manage what may be ahead. These last two years have presented both logistics planners and provider with the most volatile supply chain environment in decades. Supply chains have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

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.

Get creative in your parts acquisition strategy

Fleet Owner

If you want to retain drivers, it's essential to give them working equipment. Get creative to get the parts you need and keep truckers happy. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

The Most Overlooked DC Performance Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

Kyle has an MBA with a focus in Operations and Strategy from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh and a B.S. The post The Most Overlooked DC Performance Strategy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

3 Freight Trends + Strategies Shippers Need to Know from Q2 2022

Talking Logistics

Read more 3 Freight Trends + Strategies Shippers Need to Know from Q2 2022. The post 3 Freight Trends + Strategies Shippers Need to Know from Q2 2022 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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7 Engaging eLearning Gamification Strategies

Shippeo

The post 7 Engaging eLearning Gamification Strategies apareció primero en Kotobee Blog. Online learning has gradually replaced the standard ways to get information, and this trend has accelerated in the last two years amid the pandemic.

Kion strategy adapts to digitization trends

DC Velocity

StrategyDematic acquisition and hot lift truck demand contribute to $9.4 billion revenue, firm says.

Retail Strategy Post Covid

LandLink

As retailers struggle with re-opening strategies it’s clear the new normal will be something we have never experienced.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies

GlobalTranz

Among these, integrated reverse logistics strategies can make or break successful operations. The post Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics Technology reverse logistics strategies

A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

But strategy is often more prosaic. For example, when it comes to supply chain strategy, there is a playbook that can be followed. The post A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership strategy supply chainWhen we think of strategists, we tend to think of men (C-level folks are still mostly men) with giant foreheads seeing things the rest of us cannot.

Print on Demand: An Earth-Friendly Printing Strategy

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Decades ago, futurists predicted that widespread use of computers would usher in a paperless society. They were wrong. In this digital age, businesses still use some 21 million tons of paper each year, and 50 percent of all business waste is paper. Sales Literature Fulfillment

Your Supply Chain Strategy & Best KPIs

Logistics Bureau

The topic I discussed from the recent seminar, 33 Sins, is supply chain strategy and KPI and how these things should link together.

Secure Your Supply Chain: How to Build Resiliency for the Future

Speaker: Bart Huthwaite, Principal, RSM, Operations and Supply Chain

In this webinar, Bart Huthwaite will explore best practices in building and improving supply chain resilience for a successful and productive future.

How Do Regional Parcel Carriers Fit Into Your Parcel Delivery Strategy?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

With the continuing rise in eCommerce sales, parcel shipping cost and capacity constraints have become big headaches for online sellers. Skyrocketing rates and volume caps may have you seeking alternatives to FedEx, UPS, and USPS – sometimes referred to as the “Big Three” in fulfillment circles.

Fleet locks in owner-op pay as recruitment strategy

Commercial Carrier Journal

When Covid spread across the U.S., it wiped out Clark Transfer's core business. The company turned to a new pay model post-pandemic to bring the business back to life. CCJ Innovators

Acquisitions and Partnerships Become Major Strategies for 3PLs

Food Logistics

With significant increase in number of orders and the need to deliver them fast and securely, 3PL market players have adopted two major strategies -- acquisition and partnership.

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.

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

Q&A: XPO’s chief diversity officer offers inclusion strategy tips

The Supply Chain Journal

The first was to understand our organization, who makes up XPO, understand our current metrics and how we wanted to tie diversity into the fabric of our strategy. Business News Top Stories DE&I diversity and inclusion LaQuenta Jacobs strategy women in freight XPO Logistics

Insights Into DHL’s Growth Strategies

Loginext

Insight AI and ML Blockchain delivery automation platform delivery management software DHL Strategy 2025 digital transformation Frank Appel Insights integration marketplace logistic management software Logistics and Supply Chain Order surge Transport Management Software

4 Strategies to Attract and Retain Warehouse Workers

Cyzerg

So, before I move on to sharing some strategies, I’ll first discuss the specific challenges that the warehouse industry faces in terms of workforce. In warehousing, as in every other organization, it’s the people who make or break the business. At a time when warehouse workers are swift to move from one warehouse to another, retaining them may seem to be a daunting task.

[Video] Diving In: What Shippers Need to Know About 2022 Transportation Strategies

Talking Logistics

This is certainly true, but it doesn’t mean that coming up with a plan and strategy is easy, especially in a very volatile and uncertain market. Read more [Video] Diving In: What Shippers Need to Know About 2022 Transportation Strategies.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.