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.

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.

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Your Best Parcel Shipping Strategy: Source Capacity from All Carriers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

That’s why a parcel shipping strategy that relies predominantly on one preferred provider could be risky. Capacity shortages among parcel carrier companies have escalated concerns among eCommerce and omnichannel retailers.

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.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

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.

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.

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.

Getting creative with sales strategy — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

They welcome Joe Ferreira, author of “Uncomfortable Inclusion: How To Build A Culture Of High Performance In Life And Work,” to this episode of Put That Coffee Down to talk about how creative strategy can help save a sinking business ship.

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.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Hyundai’s COVID strategy — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

When you switch to AIT Worldwide Logistics for automotive shipping you’re partnering with a team of logistics professionals in Asia, Europe and North America who develop customized supply chain solutions that are just as unique as your business.

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

Kion strategy adapts to digitization trends

DC Velocity

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

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.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Strategies to Reduce Overtime Costs in the Warehouse

Kane is Able

This article looks at overtime-related problems and offers some strategies to reduce overtime costs in the warehouse through improved hiring and retention. Significant employment decreases occurred in many industries during the pandemic.

Warehouse Safety Tips and Strategies for Fulfillment Operations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Even in the safest fulfillment center operations, managers and associates can benefit from regular warehouse safety tips. There’s a lot of hustle and bustle in eCommerce fulfillment centers as order fulfillment associates strive to get orders picked, packed, and out the door.

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.

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.

BlueGrace Truckload Capacity Strategies with Freightwaves

Blue Grace Logistics

FreightWaves NOW hosts Kaylee Nix and Michael Vincent talk to Mark Ford, Chief Operating Officer at BlueGrace Logistics about why having a capacity strategy is important. Mark discusses the importance of Truckload Capacity Strategies and how it is even possible in this market climate.

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.

How to Determine if Your Distribution Fulfillment Strategy is Working

GlobalTranz

Knowing that your distribution fulfillment strategy is working gives you a better insight into how your business is performing. Supply chain leaders must learn to recognize the warning signs of risky fulfillment strategies, the indicators of success, and how to.read More.

Discover 3 strategies to enhance your driver retention efforts

The Supply Chain Journal

It is crucial that they do because consensus across your organization is key to creating and maintaining a successful strategy to retain your drivers. In developing your strategy, here are some important tips to ensure each group is working toward the same goal.

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.

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

Corporate strategy for sustainability reporting — Net-Zero Carbon

The Supply Chain Journal

Matt McLelland, Covenant Transport vice president of technology and sustainability, explains his strategy on this episode of Net-Zero Carbon. Norfolk Southern isn’t just in the business of moving freight, they’re in the business of a better planet.

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.

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.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Key Strategies for Negotiating Corporate Travel Deals

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Key Strategies for Negotiating Corporate Travel Deals appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. Negotiation is one of the decisive tools for buyers.

Borderlands: Slync.io launches integrated strategy with ocean container booking tool

The Supply Chain Journal

launches integrated strategy for ocean containers; chip shortage continues to impact Mexico’s commercial truck industry; automotive parts supplier invests $102M in Mexico expansion; and Aeronet Worldwide opens operations in San Antonio.

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Dploy Solutions Launches Enhanced Cloud-Based Strategy Execution Software

Supply Chain Brain

Dploy Solutions, a digital manufacturing and industrial IoT technologies company, today launched its newly enhanced Strategy Execution software

ESG Strategies May Understate Fallout of Global Warming, Report Shows

Supply Chain Brain

The link between a hotter planet, loss of economic wealth and investment returns isn’t always well understood in ESG strategies, particularly those targeting developing markets

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.