With the help of Transportation Management Systems, shippers have been able to optimize their freight transportation strategy worldwide.But global parcel shipping isnt the same as freight.Global parcel shipping requires multiple carriers. Its the last mile in multiple distribution models. Its under pressure to meet same-day and next-day delivery expectations.
A Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) aggregates the purchasing volume of its members for various goods and services and develops contracts with suppliers through which members may buy at group prices and terms. Despite their distinct advantages, GPOs continue to be widely misunderstood. Learn how to leverage the purchasing power of a group of businesses to obtain discounts from vendors based on the collective buying power of the GPO members and why participating in a GPO is a distinct strategic advantage.
Discover the key ingredients to address the multi-tier supply challenges needed to achieve a balance of agility and resiliency. Find out why investments in technology and process changes have been largely ineffective in addressing supply constraints and optimizing product mix.
We will present the results of a recent carrier survey conducted by Transporeon. More than 1,000 road carriers of all sizes from all industries and from across Europe answered survey questions on these and several other key topics:
Carrier expectations about current business conditions and revenue development
Transport prices and capacities through 2017 and 2018
The preferred proportion of fixed-contract orders and daily spot market allocation