7 Steps to Building State-of-The-Art Delivery Operations

October 23, 2017

For better or worse, the market for delivering goods and services has undergone drastic changes over the past few years. These days, customers expect seamless experiences with fast deliveries that arrive at the time and place they find most convenient.

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5 Megatrends That Make Supply Chains Growth Engines

whitePaper | November 15, 2019

In the world of business finance, supply chains tend to get the short end of the stick. Many CFOs simply see logistics as a cost center each link in the chain an additional expense. But the world of global trade is changing, and with these changes comes the opportunity to shift focus from lowering supply chain costs to strategically positioning supply networks as the driver for significant business growth.

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The Future of RFPs: The Key to Unlocking Greater Efficiency and Profitability

whitePaper | April 19, 2021

For decades, request for proposal (RFP) processes have served as the cornerstone for freight procurement. Shippers have historically gravitated toward contract freight for its reliability and pricing consistency, but due to the recent onslaught of digital freight partners that promise shorter-term contracts and real-time pricing, many industry constituents wonder whether or when RFPs will evolve. In an effort to dig beneath the surface of RFPs’ stronghold on the industry, Trimble and FreightWaves partnered to survey shippers, carriers and brokerages and identify the relational friction points that often hinge around the challenges presented by the RFP process.

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Unlock the true value of your Supply Chain: Business Success through Sustainable Supply Chain Management

whitePaper | November 4, 2019

Is embedded sustainability a sunk cost? Is it a distraction from core business? The answer to both questions is “absolutely not” sustainable management is a necessary part of a sound management approach. Various leading companies around the world know that embedding sustainability into their core business drives value creation and business success; in fact, these are the same businesses that are outperforming their competitors and markets.

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Five Tips to Take your Life Sciences Supply Chain Digital

whitePaper | December 17, 2019

Life sciences supply chain challenges include demand and supply uncertainty. Market complexity and regulatory restrictions. Mergers and acquisitions. Pricing pressures. And the need for new life sciences supply chain capabilities driven by mass customization and faster new product introductions. Having the right products at the right place at the right time can literally mean the difference between life and death.

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REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT 2019

whitePaper | November 11, 2019

Global maritime trade expanded at a slower pace in 2018, while volumes reached 11 billion tons. Reflecting developments in the world economy and trade activity, international maritime trade lost momentum in 2018. Volumes expanded at 2.7 per cent in 2018, down from 4.1 per cent in 2017. The slowdown was broadbased and affected nearly all maritime cargo segments. It undermined global port cargo-handling activities, and growth in containerized global port throughput decelerated to 4.7 per cent, down from 6.7 per cent in 2017.

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Building the supply chain forward Strategies to mitigate disruption in automotive logistics

whitePaper | April 14, 2022

The automotive supply chain is surrounded by rising uncertainty. Global freight, material and energy networks face significant imbalances and congestion. The industry is struggling with whiplash between shutdowns and pent-up demand in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic – resulting in constraints in the upstream supply of components, higher logistics costs and production losses, as well as depleting finished vehicle inventory.

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