Increasing disruption has created complexities for supply chains and has made an impact on the transportation industry. To achieve success, supply chains need a “perfectly integrated” transportation network that’s designed to meet consumer expectations in a world where e-commerce, omni-channel, and evolving regulations are all changing the supply chain landscape.
Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities. With regards to retail, big box and food & grocery, trends that were anticipated to get picked up in the next 4-5 years have already become mainstream, putting immense pressure on the last mile delivery ecosystem.
Existing hub and spoke delivery models that lack digital capabilities will be soon pushed towards redundancy by evolving customer expectations and new delivery models like curbside pickups, contactless deliveries, Buy Online Pick-Up In-Store, same day delivery and more.
The question is how do brands make their last mile network resilient to changing market dynamics?
Our latest webinar “The Big Picture: What It Takes to Make Last-Mile Delivery Work” will help unearth little-known ways to deal with the last mile conundrum.
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Cheryl Druehl, associate professor of operations management at George Mason University’s School of Business, details the many ways that distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine went wrong — and the lessons to be learned from it.
Bobby Holland, vice president and director of freight data solutions with U.S. Bank, reports improved results for the number of freight shipments and amount spent by shippers in the fourth quarter of 2020.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding transportation management systems (TMS) and their impact on supply chain management. Today’s companies are moving goods across more suppliers, vendors and customers than ever before, and transportation management is critical in the overall supply chain. New technologies are optimizing productivity, increasing efficiency and cutting costs. Learn how companies around the world are improving supply chain operations through their strategic use of transportation management systems and software.
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