Profit hides in Indirect Spend. When it comes to finding and protecting that profit, there are two challenges. The first is recovering profit from under-managed spend. The second: creating a competitive advantage from the strategic management of spend.Why does… Read more
Shippers striving to meet customer expectations for service, cost and choice face increasingly complicated challenges. In the ever-changing modern transportation marketplace, game-changing solutions require analysis of transportation information across modes. Technology powered by experience provides deeper understanding of cost-to-serve metrics. … Read more
The U.S. trucker shortage has been ongoing for years. As the situation has evolved, many expect trucking costs to increase as freight service providers work to adapt to the new challenges that come with managing, retaining, and recruiting staff. To … Read more
In the aftermath of the 2018 holiday shopping season, it is clear that the move toward omni-channel experiences is fueling change in the supply chain.
Omni-channel shopping most immediately can disrupt retailers, but consumers’ changing service demands also have a … Read more
Shoppers increasingly want their orders delivered promptly to their homes, but many don’t want to pay for shipping, and an increasing number are seeking similar treatment on product returns. Retailers, wanting to meet customer expectations, dip into bottom-line profits to … Read more