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    Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil & Energy Industry

    Apr 15, 2019 3:00:29 PM / by Adrienne Watts

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    There is a very large ecosystem of supporting parties in the oil and energy industry including International oil and gas companies, National oil and gas companies, drillers, engineering companies, procurement companies and construction. In this episode we will talk about Supply Chain challenges these parties are facing and the associated trends. 

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    We Build Trust

    Apr 11, 2019 12:01:42 PM / by Nicole Bourbeau posted in customer satisfaction, efficiency, relationships

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    In times where there is constant pressure of professionalism in the work environment, it is evident that people have forgotten the importance of building a personal relationship with their customer.  

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    Supply Chains Transformation - Where to Start?

    Apr 2, 2019 9:00:08 AM / by François Xavier Lanne posted in supply chain, supply chain solutions, transformation, supply chain diagnosis, supply chain planning

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    What is Transformation?

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    LEAN on GEODIS

    Mar 19, 2019 1:15:41 PM / by Erik Green posted in customer satisfaction, LEAN, efficiency

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    LEAN Program

    The implementation of LEAN tools and principles is becoming a standard practice driving customer satisfaction and efficiency for all businesses. It is imperative that businesses who choose to adopt and invest in a LEAN program go all in, there is no dipping your toe in the water with this type of initiative. LEAN must be taught, discussed, implemented and sustained at all levels of the organization.

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    Recognizing Women in Logistics

    Mar 8, 2019 10:11:32 AM / by Elizabeth Corbett posted in logistics, supply chain, International Women's Day, Gartner

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    Gartner released a Women in Supply Chain Survey in partnership with AWESOME (achieving women’s excellence in supply chain operations, management, and education) in 2018 that showed sustained representation of women in the senior-most ranks of supply chain organizations. The survey also shows supply chain leaders leading initiatives to attract, retain and advance women.

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    2019 E-commerce Trends

    Feb 26, 2019 8:13:41 AM / by Verónica Capistran posted in last mile, final mile, same day, delivery, customer loyalty, 2019 trends, e-commerce

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    For consumers e-commerce is increasingly the preferred method for shopping. Younger shoppers already embrace it and more frequently older shoppers are as well. As e-commerce continues to grow, companies need to adjust their approaches in order to win customer loyalty. According to Nasdaq, by 2040, 95% of purchases will be facilitated through e-commerce. Winning this race depends on how quickly you can scale your offerings including customer service, delivery and the returns process. Customers continue to adopt a “get it now” mindset which must be embraced by retailers.

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    No Room for Mistakes in Process Documentation

    Feb 18, 2019 9:50:11 AM / by Enrique Lopez posted in oil and gas, process documentation, vendor management

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    If you ask a company what room for error their company has, the answer is almost always zero. It´s no different with logistics.

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    On-time Delivery and Visibility are Key for the Oil & Energy Industry

    Feb 13, 2019 10:20:41 AM / by Benjamin Vega posted in visibility, delivery, oil and gas, transportation, on-time delivery, International Oil

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    For companies, “time is money” and this is certain for oil and energy companies who have scheduled jobs to complete on certain dates according to extraction cycles. These cycles require alignment with specialized personnel in restricted areas, if the material does not arrive when the personnel is scheduled to work, there is nothing to do, wasting resources and valuable time. This scenario stresses the importance of material readiness and in transit visibility in real time, as it facilitates information on when they will receive the material. In the oil and energy business exists a sanction called “non-productive time” (NPT) and it means that when a segment or a job is not started or completed on time, the oil and energy company economically penalizes the party which caused it.

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    8 Things to Expect with a White Glove Delivery Service

    Feb 11, 2019 11:46:38 AM / by Nicholas Ferguson posted in logistics, B2C, delivery, supply chain solutions, GEODIS, customer satisfaction, transportation, white glove, shipping

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    Why White Glove?

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    Digital Freight – The Future of Logistics?

    Jan 11, 2019 1:55:57 PM / by Adrienne Watts posted in logistics, transport logistics, technology, supply chain management, GEODIS, transformation

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    What is the digitization of freight? Will it be a disruptive force in the industry or a transformational one? Listen to our VP of Business Development, Brian Reed speak about the actions companies should take to prepare for the digital transformation of freight.

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