Cloud computing is a must to enhance performance as supply chains evolve
Oct 13, 2016
Cloud-based IT infrastructure might improve supply chain performance, but its implementation is not as simple as drag and drop, according to Telogis director of IT Michael Massimino.
Countdown to Black Friday: From across Oceans to Store Shelves
Oct 12, 2016
Black Friday: a shopping bonanza for bargain-hungry consumers and a day of record-breaking sales for retailers.
Online Shopping Shifts To Next-Day Delivery; Analysing Posts' Forays Into Logistics
Oct 12, 2016
Andrew Starkey from Spiral 4 / IMRG discusses recent research showing more online shoppers select express delivery compared to economy shipping.
The Week of October 3rd: 10 things eft’s been reading
Oct 6, 2016
We’re in the midst of last minute work on next week’s 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum in Venlo Netherlands, so this is going to be short – but sweet!
3PLS, Brexit, Platooning Trucks, And A Hackathon!
Oct 5, 2016
A Hackathon? Yes! A Hackathon!
The Week of September 26th:10 things eft’s been reading this week
Sep 29, 2016
Given our constant industry engagement, we at eft are constantly keeping pace with the very latest developments in the supply chain industry. On the back of that, we’re going to be launching a round-up of everything we’ve been looking at in a given week that’s particularly jumped off the page at us.
Postal Hub Podcast-An Post Launches Post Logistics
Sep 27, 2016
An Post's Director of Mails, Liam O'Sullivan, joins me to discuss the soon-to-be-launched Post Logistics service.
What does customer centricity mean for a modern company’s back office?
Sep 13, 2016
On October 6th we’re going to have the pleasure to speak to two industry veterans as they discuss the ins and outs of how businesses are readjusting their back-office systems to be compatible with customer-centricity.
Order to Cash: Maintaining Control in a Customer-Centric Environment
Sep 8, 2016
New technology has changed how customers interact with businesses.
Thriving in a World of Commoditized Logistics
Sep 7, 2016
Despite ongoing pressures to serve their customers at the lowest possible price point, logistics service providers have a great opportunity to deliver high-value, customer-centric services while maintaining profitability in a commoditizing industry.
Use Global TMS Technology to Connect Your Supply Chain
Sep 7, 2016
In a world so tied together by technology, why is it that only 35% of shippers use a transportation management system (TMS)?
Does the Fate of the Supply Chain Industry Rest in the Hands of Millennials?
Sep 6, 2016
Every day, more than 12,000 Millennials become adults. This is an impressive number until you remember that the demographic is currently estimated at being comprised of over 80 million people, according to the U.S Bureau statistics.
Royal Mail and Missing People, and Amazon Prime Air
Sep 5, 2016
Royal Mail has partnered with UK charity Missing People. Royal Mail's Community Investment Manager, Gary Grange, joins me to explain how the partnership works. We cover:
Where are the Cold Chain Logistics Opportunities?
Aug 31, 2016
Global demand for cold chain logistics continues to grow as urbanization expands and government regulations tighten.
Summer bring slow economic numbers
Aug 24, 2016
Dog days of summer bring slow economic numbers
Supply Chain Link Up With IoT
Aug 18, 2016
The supply chain may be going global, but for many companies, it remains more opaque than ever. Enter: the Internet of Things.
Amazon’s Air Freight Aspirations
Aug 17, 2016
“…it would be a daunting task requiring tens of billions in capital and years to build sufficient scale and density to replicate existing networks like FedEx.” – President of FedEx Services
What Going Digital Can Mean for Your Warehouse Operation
Aug 15, 2016
As technology evolves so do material handling operations across the board. In a warehouse setting, going out with the old and in with the new can yield and foster rewards that would not be attainable otherwise. There are many benefits to going digital and revamping your warehouse operation. Here are several bi-products of digitally accelerating any warehouse operation:
Do Not Tolerate a Passive Approach to Selling
Aug 10, 2016
Q & A with Jason Burns, Partner and Business and Development Manager, QCS Logistics By Andrea Obston, CLDA Director of Public Relations
Opportunities to Deliver a Seamless Omni-Channel Experience Danny Halim, Vice President, Industry Strategy, JDA
Aug 9, 2016
The advent of online retailing has created a new wave of opportunities and competition for third-party logistics companies (3PLs). According to PWC, three-quarters of retail sales growth has occurred through online channels since the year 2000. The retail landscape now sees goods constantly move between retail stores, fulfilment centres, and consumers.
Postal Hub Podcast- Self-Driving Trucks
Aug 3, 2016
How will self-driving trucks change the transport and logistics sector?
3PL and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum Europe 2016
Jul 6, 2016
GateHouse Logistics showcasing ghTrack in Venlo, Netherlands, this fall
Transform Your Supply Chain For Omnichannel
Jun 30, 2016
We are in the early stages of a global supply chain revolution. Omnichannel and the Amazon Effect. Internet of Things. Platform Businesses.
How will the Brexit decision affect supply chains?
Jun 29, 2016
In a vote that has rocked the world, the UK has decided to leave the European Union. The recent aftermath of this decision has been brutal for the British Pound and the uncertainty of what it all means has folks wondering what will happen next.
Give drivers more freedom to plan
Jun 29, 2016
Carriers send their drivers out on the road with a set of strict transport orders. Transport planners specify exactly which route the driver is to take. But is that really so smart? With traffic being so uncertain, who is in the best position to make the best decisions: the planner at his desk or the driver behind the wheel?