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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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    The Journey to Global Supply Chain Visibility

    Dec 14, 2018 9:52:49 AM / by Adrienne Watts posted in logistics, optimize, supply chain, visibility, supply chain solutions, GEODIS

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    End to end supply chain visibility has been a top priority for companies for years but it's still a challenging goal to achieve. How do you define visibility? Do you want visibility or reliability? Customers want to see instantly where their products are. Change of pace has increased along with the need to make smarter decisions faster.

    As a result, "real-time" visibility is becoming more important. Listen to our VP of Business Development, Julian Duerschmidt and Adrian Gonzalez from Talking Logistics as they deep dive into the topic of visibility.

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    Same Day Delivery in 2019

    Dec 5, 2018 6:18:44 PM / by Alex Rhodeen posted in last mile, final mile, B2C, retail trends, same day, delivery, customer loyalty, customer satisfaction, transportation

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    With peak season upon us and same day deliveries from U.S. retailers achieving record volumes let's look ahead to the growth of same day delivery in 2019 and the opportunities for retailers.

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    Be the Partner your Customer is Looking For

    Nov 28, 2018 3:42:02 PM / by Julio Soto posted in Center of Excellence, customer loyalty, supply chain solutions, growth, innovation, future, GEODIS, customer satisfaction

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    In the movie “The Wolf of Wall Street”, the main character is asked to sell a pen; most people immediately start thinking about selling techniques and words they can use to sell the pen. However, that is not the first question not even the second; it all starts with who is your customer? To understand the direction of the customer while also considering what is the intent of the pen? What is the customer’s main concern?

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    Transforming through Technology

    Nov 21, 2018 10:33:35 AM / by Diego De Anda posted in supply chain management, innovation, customer satisfaction, transportation, mobile application, transformation

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    In today's world, technology and information are an important part of logistics, customers continue to look for a better and faster response from their suppliers to make sure they are aware of the latest status on each of their shipments.

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