Turning Big Data into Big Profits: 5 Steps in the Right Direction

Jim Taylor
Jim Taylor
Vice President, Information Technology

Reading a recent McKinsey & Company article, I thought about an old friend in the marketing research business who would tell me how frustrating he found it that customers expected to see the “answer” … Read more…

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Are You a Supply Chain Leader or Laggard?

Rick Brumett
Rick Brumett
Vice President, Client Solutions

With a title like that, you’re probably expecting a discussion of the wonders of new supply chain technologies, but actually I’m less focused on tools than on talent.

Building supply chain leadership, managing supply … Read more…

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Agile, Flexible 3PL Partners Drive Enterprise Improvement

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Matt Wagner
Client Solutions Director

In the Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry there are hundreds of logistics service providers that offer a variety of services ranging from transportation management to carrier sourcing to warehousing. By managing transportation and logistics functions, … Read more…

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1,2,3,4 and now 5PL. What is the difference?

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Rod Poole
Vice President, Client Solutions

Learning the difference between a third-party logistics (3PL) and fourth party logistics (4PL), as well as 1PL and 2PL, and the rise of even Fifth-Party Logistics (5PLs) is both confusing and highly debated among … Read more…

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Big Data is in the Eye of the Beholder

Jim Taylor
Jim Taylor
Vice President, Information Technology

The phrase “Big Data” has been making buzz in the media for the past year, but it has left many potential users bewildered about its potential benefits and uses. Many companies think “Big Data” … Read more…

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