Don’t Jump In Without a Plan: Transportation Sourcing in an Omni-channel World

Omni-channel is transforming the supply chain and logistics processes of retailers, especially their transportation processes. But many retailers are jumping in without a plan — that is, they are taking a short-term, siloed approach to transportation sourcing and execution, and as a result, are failing to meet their desired outcomes. What are some of the unintended consequences retailers are experiencing by jumping in without a plan? What are some of the key factors retailers need to consider when developing their transportation plans? Why is multi-functional engagement important? How does omni-channel impact transportation sourcing? How do you balance short-term and long-term objectives?

Jim Barnes and Joe Wilkinson from enVista address those questions and more in this timely and important episode. After watching, post a question or comment and keep the conversation going!