Archive for June 2018

This Week in Logistics News (June 25-29, 2018)

Nothing gets my heart pumping like cycling to help find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. I’ve started to ramp up my training for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure team ride in support of JDRF, which will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 3, 2018. Our team members are also […]

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[Video] Important Factors in Last Mile Delivery

Alex Rhodeen, Director of Disruptive Solutions at GEODIS, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: In a blog post a few weeks ago, you wrote that “Creating a great customer experience in last mile delivery doesn’t start with picking up the order, it starts with the internal process a brand […]

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Competing on Customer Experience (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2018 Conference)

Competing on customer experience is the new battleground in business and supply chain management is a critical enabler. That was the key message Doug Braun, CEO of BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor), delivered in his keynote presentation at the SOAR 2018 Customer Conference last month. He highlighted several quotes from client companies, including this […]

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Next-Generation Supply Chain Visibility [Video]

Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why has achieving end-to-end supply chain visibility been so difficult? Can you elaborate a bit on how emerging technologies like AI, machine learning, and predictive analytics are helping to define next-generation supply chain visibility? Getting visibility is the first step, […]

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Supply Chain Transformation: Not Just Digital, But Physical Too

Over the past couple of years, we have published many blog posts and produced several video episodes on supply chain digital transformation (see our archives). What’s becoming clear, however, is that digital supply chain transformation is not enough; companies also have to transform their physical supply chain networks to adequately meet the more demanding challenges […]

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Final Mile Delivery: How Predictive Analytics Can Drive Improvement

Karen Sage, Chief Marketing Officer at MercuryGate, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why is final mile delivery getting so much attention today? What are some of the key challenges shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) face in this area? How are transportation management systems helping shippers and 3PLs […]

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