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Automating Logistics

How To Increase Your Supply Chain Visibility

Adding technology to the supply chain has been a struggle for most companies over the years. While technology adoption is happening, only 6% of the worldwide supply chain surveyed in 2017 state “they have end-to-end visibility regarding their supply chain.”

How Geofencing Will Impact the Supply Chain

Have you ever received a marketing email or push notification as you walk or drive by a business? Many retailers use these notifications to send their app users information or new deals when they enter a predetermined area. These marketing tactics receive some of the highest rates of return regarding customer engagement by providing timely information; thus, enabling them to respond or buy a product instantaneously. Think about it, how many times have you gone to Amazon, saw some ads, and placed the different items into your cart only to realize a day later you didn’t need them? As we all know, our expectation for immediate gratification is increasing our ability to receive information faster.

Millennial Leadership In The Supply Chain

There is a high disregard for the capabilities of the millennial generation in the workplace. Initial comments discuss laziness, complacency, the generation that received gold stars and trophies no matter what place you finished. While that last statement may be true (my trophy case from little league baseball, soccer, and football represents every medal you could place), that does not reflect the ingenuity I observe from this young generation.

Reflections from AviationWeek's MRO Americas 2018

I was recently at AviationWeek's MRO Americas trade show in Orlando FL. I had the opportunity to speak with people from different areas of the supply chain regarding aviation logistics. We were exhibiting our service for the first time, and, to be blunt, it took a moment for us to gain traction with the attendees. There was a pivotal point where we decided to take our laptops around the massive exhibit hall to meet with customers and prospects in person.

Transformational Technology Brings Transparency To Logistics

A critical component of any successful business is its ability to efficiently source and transport services or products. World-class manufacturing companies are keenly aware that continued success depends on their ability to deliver products and services at the exact moment a customer expects it.

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