Earning Customer Loyalty Through Transportation Strategy

Posted by Jason Tindley on 11-Oct-2019 16:29:00

 



Transportation management is no longer a simple strategy for moving products at the lowest possible price. Today, shippers must use resources that aren’t part of their traditional core competencies. Outsourcing, inventory flow, and predictive analytics all play a starring role in a transportation strategy that meets rising buyer expectations. Your customer should be at the peak of every supply chain, no matter which industry or business model you fall into. Your products’ value is no longer limited to the item inside the box. Customer experience has become a critical component, and that means your supply chain should be governed by buyer loyalty.

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Topics: Transport Planning, Network Optimisation and Transport

How Often Should You Review Your Integrated Transport Planning Strategy?

Posted by Jason Tindley on 07-Jul-2019 10:00:00


Most transport planning has a degree of reliance upon tried and tested skeleton routes and supply chains. These familiar friends can make planning easier, but they can be hiding significant inefficiencies. When it comes to transport, minutes matter, so reviewing the integrated transport planning strategy (ITPS) is the foundation of good productivity.

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Topics: Transport Planning

What Are The Key Developments In Logistics You Should Be Aware Of In 2019?

Posted by Jason Tindley on 06-Jul-2019 10:00:00

2019 is shaping up to be an interesting year in logistics and supply chain management. Trendsetting and predictions are an interesting activity for the end of the year, but it is also good to keep track of how things are changing during the year. These are the main developments we’ve seen shaping the way logistics companies do business in 2019 so far.

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Topics: Transport Planning

The Importance Of Logistics & Warehousing In A Business

Posted by Jason Tindley on 11-Apr-2019 10:00:00

An efficient transport, warehousing and distribution network delivers a competitive edge and crucial customer satisfaction. It’s the part of the operation that fulfils the sales contract and the needs of customers. Therefore it must be constantly monitored to keep it lean and streamlined.

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Topics: Warehouse Space, Warehouse Management System, Transport Planning, 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 Transport Planning Optimisation Is A Must For Your Business

Posted by Jason Tindley on 31-Aug-2018 13:06:53

Transport and logistics is a large cost for any business that relies on distribution to fulfil orders. That cost is factored into overall marketplace pricing for products and services – more cost means higher prices and vice versa. Tie that in with the modern demand for speed and instant fulfilment and it almost amounts to a formula for a business strategy: cheaper and faster.

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Topics: Transport Planning

3 Key Benefits of Transport Planning

Posted by Jason Tindley on 31-Jul-2018 09:59:57

The transport element of an end to end supply chain impacts on so many other aspects of the overall operation that it can rightly be classed as a critical function. Nevertheless, controlling its costs and efficiencies requires a careful balancing act to maintain customer satisfaction levels, contractual obligations and the needs of the operation. It needs constant monitoring because the parameters like demand, market conditions, loading and route optimisation are always changing.

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Topics: Transport Planning

Why Transport Planning Optimisation Is A Must For Your Business

Posted by Jason Tindley on 13-Mar-2018 11:23:59

Transport is both a critical element of the end to end supply chain as well as a major overhead. Any flaws or inefficiencies result in a range of negative outcomes from loss of competitiveness to a drain on finances that can pose a significant risk to the business if not remedied. Constant measuring and optimisation is the surest defence. On the positive side, optimisation is also an attack tool, increasing efficiency, competitiveness and service levels while contributing directly to the bottom line through reduced operational overhead. What’s not to like about that?

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Topics: Transport Planning

Transport Planning - What You Need To Know

Posted by Jason Tindley on 20-Feb-2018 11:27:00

Transportation is a key element in logistics – getting the product into your warehouse and out again to satisfy customer demand in a timely manner and to the correct destination. It can be compared to an ongoing battle against mishaps, a battle that recurs on a daily basis with a vast range of potential disaster just waiting to upset the best laid plans.

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Topics: Transport Planning

4 Key Objectives Of Effective Transport Planning

Posted by Jason Tindley on 26-Oct-2017 14:40:00

To improve your transport planning strategy and supply chain management, you first need to know what you want to achieve from your supply chain, before making and changes or committing any investment for most businesses there are two overarching goals behind transport planning:

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Topics: Transport Planning

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