All clients like offers and one thing they are prompt to take advantage of are big savings days, a practice adopted by e-tail with successful results. There are two large savings marathons in the USA, Black Friday and Cyber Monday (known as Buen Fin and Hot Sale in Mexico, respectively).
Hiring consulting services in logistics is a strategic decision made by companies looking to have a competitive differentiator. Thanks to consulting, companies gain expertise, knowledge, and skills to make better decisions and efficiently reach the goals set for the supply chain.
Geolocation consists not only in geographically locating a product; it also is a major tool for the logistics sector to improve customer experience.
Manufacturers frequently find themselves facing the question whether to carry out the warehousing, distribution, and transportation processes internally or hire the services of logistics experts.
One of the main goals of retail and logistics is to have available stock, having the right products at the right place and time in a systemic manner to react quickly to the everchanging nature of the demand.
When we speak about planning routes, what frequently comes to mind first is geolocation apps like Google Maps but, when you have 20+ destinations in your day’s schedule, you need to implement a real transport strategy.
The 70’s Just-In-Time philosophy gave birth to diverse models that aim to optimize processes. One of the newest and most effective is Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM).
Every now and then, newly minted terms pop up describing specific practices in logistics’ operations. Here is one that has been gaining momentum: Backhaul, a.k.a. backloading.
One of the advantages e-commerce offers to clients is the chance to return products that failed to meet their expectations; this has forced those involved in the supply chain to improve the speed, efficiency, and cost of their reverse logistics.
The new focus on clients has forced companies to organize their logistics systems and processes.
As part of their competitive strategy, some companies look constantly for new ways to meet the individual needs of clients. Using value-added solutions may be a way to position themselves and keep the loyalty of clients.