E-commerce: Time for shippers to commit to a strategic direction

Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 2PM ET - Register Now!

Thursday, September 22, 2016 2:00PM
Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director, Supply Chain Group, Peerless Media LLC.
Mary Collins Holcomb, Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Karl B. Mandrodt, Ph.D., Georgia College and State University
Tommy Barnes, President, Project 44

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According to the findings of our 25th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics), indecision revolving around three complex supply chain elements—transportation management, technology, and organizational structure—finds many companies waiting to commit to a strategic e-commerce fulfillment path.

Tick tock. The time to commit to an e-commerce fulfillment strategy is NOW.

Our research team says that waiting too long will put your logistics and supply chain operation at a competitive disadvantage that will be difficult to bounce back from in today's fast-paced global economy.

During this session our panel will reveal the findings from our Annual Study including:

  • The percentage of freight dollars spent by mode over the past 12 months
  • The critical steps to making the transportation management, technology, and organizational structure decisions to improve e-commerce efficiency
  • How the Masters of Logistics are managing omni-channel fulfillment
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