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    30 years in the Supply Chain Industry

    Aug 14, 2018 10:27:41 AM / by Cecilia Noguera posted in logistics, supply chain, 4PL, GEODIS

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    This month, one of our experts Claudio Zinni celebrated 30 years in the Supply Chain Business. We wanted to take the opportunity to congratulate him and to ask him a few questions about his experience and how working at GEODIS helped him to achieve this milestone.

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    Important Factors in Last Mile Delivery

    Jul 23, 2018 9:37:43 AM / by Alex Rhodeen posted in last mile, final mile, B2C, same day, delivery, customer loyalty, technology, innovation

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    Same day delivery is a basic consumer expectation but too often companies replicate other solutions rather than creating one that is best for their brand and customers. This episode of Talking Logistics highlights the need for a holistic approach to same day solutions.

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    Fluid Futures: Creating Value from Uncertainty

    Jul 3, 2018 9:46:37 AM / by Daniel Martins posted in supply chain solutions, disruption, innovation, future

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    “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” - Benjamin Franklin

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    Supplier Relationship Management (SRM): A Way to Grow!

    Jun 28, 2018 9:28:27 AM / by Justin Wolf posted in supply chain, supply chain management, growth, supplier relationship management, project management

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    As trendy as SRM became in recent years, only a few companies have integrated it into their procurement organization.  Those who practice SRM agree that stronger ties between business partners create new growth opportunities.  But what is SRM and how does it help your interests?

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    How to Work in Challenging Markets in Asia

    Jun 14, 2018 1:39:56 PM / by Jessica Zhu posted in Control tower, supply chain solutions, Asia

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    Asia is a dynamic emerging logisticsHong Kong cityscape market. Having local resources and understanding local markets is critical to deliver supply chain optimization.

     

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    Realities and Misconceptions of 4PL Relationships

    Jun 11, 2018 9:51:56 PM / by Danielle Pecoraro posted in supply chain solutions, LLP, supply chain management, 4PL

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    What differentiates a 4PL relationship with a 3PL? Vice President of Business Development for GEODIS’ Supply Chain Optimization line of business, Matt Lewis and Founder/Host of Talking Logistics, Adrian Gonzalez, discuss what companies should be looking for when pursuing a 4PL relationship. Organizations that are managing a complex global supply chain are often in search of partners with more leverage on logistics spend as well as looking to reduce complex procurement processes. Watch video for more on the topic!

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    Oil & Gas Closing the Gap with Standardization and Visibility

    Jun 8, 2018 11:08:38 AM / by Adrienne Watts posted in Center of Excellence, Control tower, optimize, visibility, supply chain solutions, oil and gas

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    Facing low prices of crude oil, companies need to reshape supply chains to get sustainable cost reductions and reach profitability in the mid and long term. End to end visibility in upstream, midstream or downstream portions of the business reduces substantially the inefficiencies, driving competitive advantages bringing you closer to achieving your strategic goals.

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    Last Mile Solutions; More than just Delivery

    May 25, 2018 1:03:44 PM / by Alex Rhodeen posted in last mile, final mile, B2C, same day, delivery, customer loyalty, technology

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    Last mile delivery is the end of a complex supply chain and the best opportunity for brands to make an impression on their customers. There is a face-to-face interaction that can make or break a customer's perception of a brand.

    The challenge for any last mile provider is handling an output from a process they have no control over. Creating a great customer experience in last mile delivery doesn't start with picking up the order, it starts with the internal process a brand chooses to manage its last mile solution.

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    Secure your Personal Data Before Selling or Recycling your Phone

    May 11, 2018 11:28:45 AM / by Gary Spencer posted in reverse logistics, recycle, remanufacturing, redeployment, cell phone, resell, remarketing

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    The importance of securing your personal data before selling or recycling your phone.

    You just purchased a new phone but your current one is still working.

    You want to resell, donate or recycle. When making your decision, there is one crucial question you have to answer: How do you protect your personal data contained in the phone from being accessible?

    Phones hold an amazing amount of personal data including contacts, photos, mails, applications and credentials, social media details, payment details and other similar information that could result in identify theft.  

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    Air Freight 2018: Good News or Bad News? Depends what side you’re on.

    May 10, 2018 3:43:20 PM / by Adrienne Watts posted in supply chain, air freight, 2018 supply chain trends, freight capacity, airlines, transport logistics, supply chain solutions, air cargo

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    The good news for airlines

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the full-year 2017 data for global air freight markets showing that demand grew by 9.0% freight ton kilometers (FTKs). Almost triple the 3.6% annual growth recorded in 2016. 

    But wait

    Freight capacity rose by 3.0% available freight ton kilometers (AFTKs) in 2017. This was the slowest annual capacity growth seen since 2012. Demand growth outpaced capacity growth by a factor of three.

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