Archive for Guest Commentary – GEODIS

Top E-Commerce Trends in 2019

For consumers e-commerce is increasingly the preferred method for shopping. Younger shoppers already embrace it and more frequently older shoppers are as well. As e-commerce continues to grow, companies need to adjust their approaches in order to win customer loyalty. According to Nasdaq, by 2040, 95% of purchases will be facilitated through e-commerce. Winning this […]

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Don’t Lose Your Balance on Electronic Recycling

Dismantling an electronic device can be complex and costly. Mass Balance is a methodology to determine the most economical balance between the cost of dismantling and the material recovery value. Steps for an efficient Mass Balance are: The valuable recoveries in electronic waste are usually gold in connectors and circuit boards, copper used in heat […]

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Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

What is Inventory Management? Is it about optimization? Is it about having enough stock? Or is it about having no stock? The answer varies from function to function in the supply chain. For Sales it’s about product availability at all times For Manufacturing it’s about carrying zero or minimum inventory For Logistics the focus is […]

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Logistics Center of Excellence: Delivering Value to Organizations

Perhaps the most overworked word in the supply chain management lexicon is “visibility.” Yet it’s difficult to overstate the importance of a view into what’s going on in the supply chain. After all, you can’t source, make, move, store, deliver, measure or improve what you can’t see. At the same time, the value of supply […]

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Solving Final Mile Logistics and Earning Customer Loyalty

Understanding customer expectations is a priority for businesses in all verticals and meeting (or, ideally, exceeding) those expectations is crucial to winning customer loyalty. This is true of your customers and your customers’ customers. One area receiving a lot of attention in recent years is Last Mile delivery tailored to a customer’s preference. No Such […]

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