Defining a transportation strategy

Fleet Owner

When we talk about a transportation strategy we really are referring to functions that occur outside the walls of the distribution or manufacturing center. How does product — raw material or finished goods — get to the distribution center or to the c

World Cup 2018 – Transport Planning Challenge & Strategy

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

FIFA 2018 World Cup transport planning challenges and strategy. In average, every World Cup is hosted in 10/12 cities, hence create issues about mass transportation and hosting.

Mojo Demo: Optimize Your Transportation Strategy


The post Mojo Demo: Optimize Your Transportation Strategy appeared first on MercuryGate International. Resource Hub Webinars

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12 Detention Time Prevention Strategies for Inbound Freight Management


The post 12 Detention Time Prevention Strategies for Inbound Freight Management appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Detention time has always been a big problem for shippers and truckers alike.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? Shipping strategies you can use to make your operation more productive and cost-effective. You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up.

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers. Strategy


Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In the phase before the products reach the store, IKEA distribution service makes sure all goods are transported from suppliers to stores. This helps the company reducing transport costs.

Logistics and the strangling of strategy

Logistics in War

However, the impact of logistics on strategy is just as significant and ultimately more profound. Logistic systems and supply chains, and the concepts that drive their formation, are as influential on strategy at least as much, if not more, than strategy should be in determining them.

What’s in Your Transportation Execution Solution Strategy?

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation execution solutions and, in particular, visibility solutions, are hot. There are a number of macroeconomic factors driving the adoption of transportation execution systems. Technological innovations such as cloud computing, logistics networks and real-time GPS are increasing the importance of transportation execution solutions and redefining how transportation is managed. With all these new capabilities, how can transportation execution solutions help?

Transportation Execution & Visibility Systems Strategies for Success

Logistics Viewpoints

I just finished my latest research on the global market for Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems. Transportation Execution Solutions (TE) allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system. The post Transportation Execution & Visibility Systems Strategies for Success appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation

Survey: logistics and transportation providers optimistic about fourth quarter economics

DC Velocity

StrategyRevenue and profitability expected to rise, but concerns linger about workforce shortages, regulatory issues, and trade tariffs, TCompanies finds.

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Omni-Channel Strategy and Intermodal Transport in Globalized Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Omni-channel strategies prove to be an effective method for meeting on-demand delivery for consumers and providing efficient solutions for shippers. Research presented supports an industry shift from traditional to Omni-channel strategy, finding that it enables third party logistic (3PL) providers to offer all distribution initiatives. Omni-Channel Strategy. Intermodal Transportation.

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?


Yet the majority of companies have not defined a big data strategy, and others are barely starting to notice. . �. As a result, the simplest way of defining a big data strategy must begin with understanding how it will evolve and affect the company. . Data Supply Chain Transportation

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What’s Pushing Warehouse Automation Strategies Forward: Technology and People


Further, the vast growth of e-commerce and demand for better, faster service from customers will force more supply chain leaders to rethink their existing warehouse automation strategies. The post What’s Pushing Warehouse Automation Strategies Forward: Technology and People appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The Canadian Transportation Market: Strategies for Improving Cost and Service

Talking Logistics

Brian Ware, VP of Marketing & Business Development at Transplace Canada , addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How big is the Canadian transportation market?

Maritime 2050 strategy

247 Customs Broker

The government has launched a new maritime strategy which outlines short, medium and long-term proposals to better position the UK as g global centre of emerging technology and world leader in the maritime industry for the next 30 years.

How Mitigation Strategies Help Global Retailers Offset Supply Chain Shortages

Morai Logistics

Organizations within the retail industry should implement mitigation strategies into their supply chain to offset potential risks such as supply shortages. By using a tactic that involves support from a variety of modes of transportation, supply chains are able to offer optimized solutions. However, the switch to airfreight made by Adidas is a mitigation strategy used to offset supply shortages. Therefore, creating appropriate mitigation strategies should be a top priority.

E-Commerce Shipping Strategy Challenges to Consider for Perfect Implementation


The path to perfect implementation of a new e-commerce shipping strategy is not always clear, and it comes with several challenges that can undermine the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of e-commerce.

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.

DHL Study Helps Develop New Strategies For the Last Mile

Logistics Manager

The post DHL Study Helps Develop New Strategies For the Last Mile appeared first on Logistics Manager.

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4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy


However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). A reverse logistics strategy provides a path for removing the existing equipment to make way for the next era of equipment in the case of end of life products or new upgrdes. In a sense, reverse logistics could be considered the “greenest” part of any business logistics strategy.

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. Expand LTL transportation networks. Omnichannel is “in.” Siloed channels are out.

BlueGrace Logistics Chief Strategy Officer Retiring

Blue Grace Logistics

Riverview, FL – March 28th, 2018 / BlueGrace Logistics announced today that Randy Collack, Chief Strategy Officer, has informed the company that he intends to retire this year.

4 Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience

Talking Logistics

Robinson discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: One of the 4 Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience is Portfolio Strategy. The second pillar is Transportation Strategies. The second pillar is Transportation Strategies.

New Paper in American Journal of Transportation and Logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics

My colleague and I and a student recently published a new paper in the American Journal of Transportation and Logistics. The paper is based on a presentation made at the International Association of Maritime Economists’ … Continue reading → Logistics My Research Strategy Supply Chains 3PL forwarding intermediaries ocean shipping research supply chains

5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL


This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. When you do engage and hire a 3PL for effective transportation management, it is vital that you look at this relationship as a partnership and not a commodity.

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8 Strategies to Reduce Freight Costs

Kane is Able

businesses, companies are taking a hard look at their transportation spend and how they can reduce freight costs. Here are eight simple strategies to consider. As inflation continues to drag down earnings and increase costs for U.S. Hold freight. Combine multiple shipments to maximize utilization of trailer space. Supply Chain Challenges

XPO puts "differently abled" employees to work

DC Velocity

Transport and logistics giant launches pilot program in Pennsylvania. Strategy

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.

Omnichannel Retail Strategy: Not just a Buzzword, But a Business Model


An omnichannel retail strategy is the new norm in today’s supply chains. Therefore, an omnichannel retail strategy must become the new standard business model for companies wanting to remain competitive. Use technology to manage warehousing and transportation.

Mobile Technology Adoption – The Weakest Link in Your Delivery Strategy?

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Mobile Technology Adoption – The Weakest Link in Your Delivery Strategy? Guest Commentary Transportation direct store delivery mobile applications mobile resource managementIf there was a subject that I should not be writing about now, it’s this one. Mobile applications and technology have advanced considerably.

5 Ways an Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategy Can Improve Customer Experience


The importance of an omnichannel supply chain strategy cannot be overstated. 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.

Coming up with a strategy for transformation

Automotive Logistics

Transformation strategy. To do that CHEP launched its ‘Be a Transformer’ strategy in June 2018 and Gilder says the company has made significant progress. “As We knew we had to change the culture first before we could implement any kind of strategy,” says Gilder. “We

Letter from the CEO: 2019 Outlook & Strategies to be Successful


Letter from the CEO: 2019 Outlook & Strategies to be Successful. In 2018, the demand for truck capacity far exceeded the supply, causing spot market transportation rates to skyrocket. The post Letter from the CEO: 2019 Outlook & Strategies to be Successful appeared first on.

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. For luxury brands, it’s all about image and client experience,” says Donna Lambert, Global Account Director for DB Schenker’s Retail Fashion Division, “so when it comes to transporting their products, these firms have a unique set of challenges to contend with.”. Four Strategies That Work. Additional languages available.