Is your transportation running at digital speed?

Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 2pm ET

Date/Time
Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:00PM
Moderator
Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director, Supply Chain Group, Peerless Media LLC.
Panelists
Mary Collins Holcomb, Ph.D., Professor, University of Tennessee
Karl B. Mandrodt, Ph.D., Professor, Georgia College and State University
Tommy Barnes, President, Project 44


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Is your transportation running at digital speed? Chances are it's not...

According to the findings of our 26th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics), a majority of responding companies strongly agree that transportation is a strategically important function in meeting service demands of digital commerce.

Yet a significant percentage of companies have not aligned transportation inside their organization in a manner that supports their goals—a huge potential problem for companies implementing an omni-channel supply chain. 

It’s time ramp up your transportation strategy.

In this session our panel will reveal the Full Results from this Annual Study including:

  • The critical steps to making the transportation management, technology, and organizational structure decisions to improve e-commerce efficiency
  • How leading logistics operations are managing omni-channel fulfillment
  • How spending across modes has shifted over the past 12 months due to e-commerce
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From the September 2017 Logistics Management Magazine Issue
While Amazon’s recent bid to purchase Whole Foods made mainstream headlines, the e-commerce giant will still need to adhere to time-tested realities. Any way you slice it, the integrated U.S. cold chain requires optimized service from existing ports, 3PLs, cold storage warehousing, transportation providers and high-value vendors.
Improving 3PL Management: Glanbia Adds Muscle to Logistics
Why Retail Supply Chain Transformations Fail - and how to get it right
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