Knowledge BaseRoy Coburn
For large North American companies operating in multi-national markets, moving products around the globe is a complicated endeavor, writes Roy Coburn of Livingston International.
Increasing demand for U.S. goods in Canada represents a positive sign for the economies of both countries. But keeping cross-border shipments moving requires building smart and savvy logistics partnerships.
Thought LeadersChad Burke
Co-locating reverse and forward logistics functions for consumer electronics instead of using a centralized returns model reduces transportation miles, touches, and facility overhead while increasing turn times.
Thought LeadersDan Vertachnik
A rich and robust transportation management system (TMS) plays an important role in a company’s inbound transportation strategy.
Thought LeadersJon Kuerschner
The collaborative environment of a Software-as-a-Servivce (SaaS) transportation management system (TMS) enables connectivity and supports seamless collaboration with global supply chain partners, says Jon Kuerschner of LeanLogistics.
Thought LeadersJim Syfan
Third-party logistics (3PL) providers can inspire shipper confidence by using technology tools to control loads and properly insuring their loads.
Thought LeadersGarry Neeves
Information technology tools provide actionable data for supply chain improvements, cost efficiencies, on-time performance, and customer satisfaction, says Gary Neeves, Regal Logistics.
Thought LeadersChandra Allred
For both third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and retailers, investing in a technology partner that supports customization and flexibility at a moderate cost is a strategy for long-term adaptability and growth, says Chandra Allred of PSCTrac.
Thought LeadersNathan Pieri
Companies are increasingly realizing that supply chain must become a core competency. Adding a supply chain control tower and taking on the fourth-party logistics (4PL) role offers them the ability to accelerate collaboration and achieve higher performance levels.
Thought LeadersJeff Pepperworth
Maintaining a nationwide network of reverse logistics facilities and skilled team of supply chain field analysts allows shippers to reduce transportation and handling costs and support sustainability efforts, writes Jeff Pepperworth, Inmar.
Thought LeadersKeith Snavely
Global freight audit and payment providers can help shippers gain valuable insight into their global supply chains while overcoming challenges such as harmonizing multiple currencies, capturing data in foreign languages, data cleansing, and meeting archival requirements.