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co-managed-make-new-friends-blog

Make New Friends, But Keep the Old; One is Silver and the Other Gold

That old scouting song has something important to tell us about relationships with Enterprise Logistics Providers. No one knows your business better than you, especially when it comes to servicing your customers. So why should you compromise your established carrier … Read more

Consumers, Cash and Carbon- A Challenging Balance blog

Consumers, Cash and Carbon: A Challenging Balance

Last Sunday, I pulled into my neighborhood behind a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) delivery truck. It stopped at one of eight houses on my short street to deliver one package that the resident had likely ordered from Amazon. This event … Read more

Food-for-Thought-blog

Food for Thought – Smarter Logistics Strategies to Keep the Shelves Stocked

The grocery industry shares a long history with the logistics and distribution industry – and for good reason. Keeping stores properly stocked with fresh food, packaged products and household goods – many of which travel long distances and are subject … Read more

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Retail Store Closings Beg the Question: Is Your Supply Chain Built to Last?

According to a recent projection released by brokerage firm Credit Suisse, more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores are going to close in 2017. “A quarter into 2017,” the report states, “year-to-date retail store closings have already surpassed those of 2008 [the … Read more

Supply Chain Optimization

Supply Chain Optimization: When is the right time?

How do you know when you should engage in a supply chain optimization exercise? Many companies are unsure of the value, and they’re reluctant to invest the time, resources and funds required, despite a typical payback period of less than … Read more