DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

June 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly revolutionize your digital presence. We pride ourselves on the comprehensive and in-depth nature of the campaigns we build. From the outset - we prioritize transparent and accurate tracking to get the best picture of how campaigns are performing.

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Apex Supply Chain Technologies, LLC

As the world's leading provider of automated dispensing solutions, Apex Supply Chain Technologies helps some of the biggest brands in the world manage, track and control inventory, tools and equipment. Since 2006, our technology has helped companies disrupt their operations, finding significant productivity increases and cost savings in basic, well-established processes. The impact of automated dispensing solutions has been so well-received, retail and food companies are now using this technology in the front of house to meet the consumers’ ever-changing needs.

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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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TELEMATICS IN THE CANADIAN TRUCKING INDUSTRY

whitePaper | December 31, 2019

This study builds on a previous project in which we examined the potential for telematics systems to streamline the data collection and reporting methods used in the SmartWay program. Here, we delve deeper into various aspects of the telematics industry in the heavy-duty trucking sector in Canada. This study catalogs the products and services available from leading telematics providers for trucking companies and discusses the ways fleets leverage the systems to improve their overall efficiency and safety

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Making the case for TMS driving supply chain ROI

whitePaper | December 25, 2019

You don’t have to look far to find savings, value and improvements driven by transportation management systems (TMS). Best-of-breed TMS solutions (like Manhattan’s TMS) are game changers and deliver a range of competitive advantages for companies of all shapes, sizes and levels of complexity. They are more powerful, scalable, connectable, affordable and justifiable than ever before, with rapid implementation timeframes as well.

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Life Maps and Supply Planning Maps

whitePaper | December 2, 2019

I met Janie at college. She was dating my roommate, Fred, who was a total knucklehead. Sound familiar? Our two children are now at college. Tuition runs a bit north of $100,000 annually. Both kids are stellar students and athletes, so I’m ‘okay’ with the spending the cash. Janie has a boutique on-line travel business, which is earning more than I do, as Janie reminds me whenever I complain about the kids' tuitions. I’ve recently accepted a role as Vice President of Operations with a very promising consumer packaged goods company in the Pacific Northwest.

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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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Chemicals supply chain

whitePaper | December 9, 2019

The chemical industry has enjoyed strong and consistent performance over the last decade. The market is now being affected by new challenges, from increased global competition and changing customer requirements to disruptive new technologies while increased demand for sustainability, safety, and efficiency is changing not only the way companies work, but the products they produce.

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Spotlight

Apex Supply Chain Technologies, LLC

As the world's leading provider of automated dispensing solutions, Apex Supply Chain Technologies helps some of the biggest brands in the world manage, track and control inventory, tools and equipment. Since 2006, our technology has helped companies disrupt their operations, finding significant productivity increases and cost savings in basic, well-established processes. The impact of automated dispensing solutions has been so well-received, retail and food companies are now using this technology in the front of house to meet the consumers’ ever-changing needs.

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