THE RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN

Amazon has turned the business landscape on its head. Netflix has transformed the entertainment industry. Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry. Aerospace firms are feeling the squeeze. Are you ready for what’s next? According to LMA Consulting Group’s research study, The Amazon Effect: How Higher Customer Service Standards Impact Your Business and What You Can Do to Thrive, customers are no longer satisfied with quality products delivered on-time; instead, they want rapid delivery, “go the extra mile” partnership type service and collaborative R&D/ design.
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PART THREE: Smart Transportation: Leveraging Technology to Transform the Movement of Freight

Freight is a competitive advantage and critical to the bottom line. What do we do to help both of these? Leveraging technology is front and center. Attend this webinar to hear from Deloitte Consulting Analyst, Christoper Starks, to learn more about how you can leverage technology to move freight. This will be an important session as we go into 2023 and beyond.
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The Top Tips for More Effective Supplier Negotiations

Negotiating with suppliers is challenging even in the most favorable economic conditions. However, a unique set of compounding challenges like inflation, labor market shortage and global supply constraints are shrinking margins across the supply chain. Consequently, vendors are proposing renewal pricing increases ranging from 10% to as much as 30% in some cases.
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Driver Detention: Time Is Money

FreightWaves

Detention is one of the largest concerns facing drivers and fleets today, costing both time and money. In fact, DAT research revealed that 63 percent of drivers spend more than three hours waiting for their trucks to be loaded or unloaded on average, often leading to them missing subsequent loads as a result. As the adage goes, if the wheels aren’t turning, drivers aren’t earning.
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Supply Chain Design for the next decade: Redesign today to meet tomorrow's needs

In the not-so-distant past, supply chain design seemed simpler. Deliveries went to predictable locations, supply networks were stable, and for the most part, delivery windows were generous. That's history. The shutdown of the global economy in the spring of 2020 unleashed a tsunami of e-commerce orders and pent-up demand. Add to that political disruptions, tariffs, shortages of people, assets, resources and supplies and manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers are rethinking what happens inside their facilities, as well as where distribution and order fulfillment activities take place to better serve the customer.
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