Tag: transportation costs

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Shipping Surcharges: 3 Ways to Manage During Peak

You may not be able to keep parcel carriers from imposing unexpected peak season cost changes, but you can prepare to manage surcharges. The key is to understand your shipping data, work with trusted partners, and protect profitability by responding quickly.

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Digital network
e-commerce

Post-Pandemic Tactics for E-Commerce Logistics Advantage

The role of e-commerce in keeping the United States and world economies going was never more evident than during the first half of 2020. Before the global pandemic and the lock-downs and shelter-in-place orders that followed, e-commerce comprised about 12 percent of U.S. retail sales. That percentage will grow dramatically in the years ahead. Consumers who once gathered in malls and stores to do their buying found that e-commerce had become their only buying source, almost overnight. Many who had never tried online purchasing found it easy and convenient. Retail will never be the same again. Never.

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Digital network
cash to cash

Use Logistics to Compress Cash-to-Cash Cycles

If you want to see CEOs and CFOs sit up and take notice during one of our presentations, demonstrate how a robust logistics solution compresses cash-to-cash cycles by expediting product to the end consumer and shrinking their days sales outstanding (DSO). That’s language the C-suite understands.

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Optimize Networks

Supply Chain Data Visibility to Plan, Adjust, Communicate

Supply chain visibility empowers you to reduce risk and improve customer service. That’s especially important in a period of widespread disruption, where the availability of real-time information can facilitate network planning, demand-driven adjustments and rapid communications to customers.

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