Why It’s Important That You And Your Logistics Consultancy Share A Vision

Posted by Jason Tindley on 15-Jun-2020 13:30:00

Utilising logistics consultants can be a highly effective way of boosting your company's efficiency.

However, if you want them to help you to find and implement a new warehouse management system (WMS), you'll need to work together.

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Topics: Logistics

How To Analyse Your Logistics Strategy In 8 Easy Steps!

Posted by Jason Tindley on 28-Jun-2019 10:00:00

How efficient and adaptive is your logistics strategy? To develop a plan, or assess the efficiency of an existing one, every element of your logistics operation should be assessed and monitored to establish costs. KPIs and identify areas where savings can be made. Whether this is something you are doing for the first time, or as part of an ongoing strategy of improvement, you may find the following eight steps useful – each focusing on a different area of your business.

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Data, Connectivity, Efficiency: 3 Principles Of Smart Logistics Management

Posted by Jason Tindley on 26-Jun-2019 09:58:34

What does ‘smart’ logistics actually mean? While the actual way a business structures its logistics and supply chain varies from company to company, there are three basic principles that underpin an effective, smart logistics strategy. We will look at each in turn in this article: connectivity, data and efficiency.

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Finding The Best Logistics Consultancy To Help Grow Your Business

Posted by Jason Tindley on 05-Apr-2019 11:16:20

Logistics is the biggest influencer on your customer satisfaction ratings. If that seems like a blanket statement, then think of it from your customers’ perspective. Happiness is getting the product they ordered quickly or at least on time. Their opinion of your business is rapidly broadcast across social media and review sites. What they say influences potential customers and therefore the growth of your business. The tricky bit is balancing 5-star fulfilment with tightly controlled costs and efficiencies.

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Topics: Logistics, Warehouse Automation, Logistics Consultancy

How To Boost The Efficiency Of Your Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Posted by Jason Tindley on 28-Nov-2018 11:04:00

What tactics and processes do logistics consultants utilise to improve the efficiency of a client’s supply chain? And how can recommendations be implemented by a manager? While the end results are improved logistics planning processes, let’s examine how a typical consultant would approach the challenge of correctly identifying areas worthy of attention and improvement.

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Topics: Logistics, Cloud and Logistics, Transport Planning

Why It Is In Your Best Interests To Hire A Logistics Consultancy

Posted by Jason Tindley on 12-Nov-2018 10:11:51

As experts who have been assisting companies for over 30 years with their Transport Solutions, Warehouse Design & Operations, Supply Chain Strategy and Management and more, we have a good understanding of why clients hire us and the value we add to their operation.

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Time To Learn The Truth About Logistics Automation

Posted by Jason Tindley on 10-Oct-2018 09:21:23

Automating your warehouse can deliver very significant improvements in productivity and efficiency. It is possible to reduce costs while improving safety and improving productivity.

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Topics: Logistics, Warehouse Automation

Why You Should Have Your Logistics Reviewed And Redesigned By A Professional

Posted by Jason Tindley on 07-Sep-2018 15:03:31

There are two reasons why you should consider a Logistics Professional. The first is experience, even though your in-house logistics managers may be best of breed and perform to your highest expectations, they can rarely enjoy the breadth of exposure to numerous learning situations from other industries and operations across the globe that a logistics consultant will have.

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Logistics Consulting Fees - What You Need To Learn Today!

Posted by Jason Tindley on 24-Aug-2018 17:30:07

Logistics consultancies do not generally post a rate card for a very good reason. Every assignment is different, requires different expertise and experience, and often varying levels of seniority amongst the consultancy staff. In other words, there is no “one size fits all”. On the other hand, a client does need to know what the probable cost is going to be and is quite likely going to shop around for what seems to be the best deal.

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9 Questions You Need To Ask A Logistics Consultant Before Hiring

Posted by Jason Tindley on 09-Jul-2018 12:55:32

Logistics consultants are usually engaged to deliver a specific outcome and should utilise innovation as well as relevant experience and a track record in solving issues like yours. Consultants will tackle the assignment according to their own personal style, knowing what works best.

An additional significant advantage of engaging a consulting firm is that they will have a team of specialists to draw upon as the need arises, which effectively means more resources. A good consultant will not be afraid to challenge a client's preconceived notions or planned actions that need to be reassessed - all in a thoroughly professional and non-confrontational manner.

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