Tom Craig

Tom Craig

  Real-world supply chain and logistics consultant and professional. Provides cutting-edge supply chain management consulting with LTD Management. Develops solutions that work for clients- manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, global, domestic, importers, and exporters.  From startup to turnaround. From local to global. Omnichannel. Inventory management / velocity / turns / reduction. Transport. Warehousing. Lean. Best practices. Risk assessment. Suppliers. Segmentation. Process. Technology. Outsourcing. Supply chain complexity. Product portfolios. Brand and private labels. Short shelf life cycles. Customer portfolios. And more. Tom also provides consulting for 3PLs and other logistics service providers. He develops and executes strategy, creates value proposition/unique selling proposition, positioning, and service / market segmentation that improve customer retentions, increase margins, and grow the business. Practical supply chain experience with major corporations, including General Electric, Abbott Laboratories and 3M. Tom has written over 70 articles on supply chain management and logistics--many of which are posted at the LTD Management website. In addition, he has spoken at conferences worldwide, including England, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, UAE, Panama and Nigeria--and conducted a master class program in supply chain management in China for Chinese companies. He also is on the advisory board of the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society in Singapore.  

Strategy For Logistics Service Providers

Mar 26, 2015
A strategy identifies challenges, issues and risks with markets and their dynamics; and, going forward, can set the direction where the company is going for new markets and new business and customers to grow sales and profits

3PLs and Logistics Investors – Wake Up to the New Blue Ocean Strategy

Jan 13, 2015
The 3PL industry has growth. Behind that positive are many providers of different sizes. It is an industry that is defined as a commodity service. There is little differentiation. Value propositions are limited and are more about functions that...

Guide For Supply Chain Risk Management

Dec 16, 2014
How to Identify, Validate, and Assess it. Supply chain risk gets global attention. The World Bank and World Economic Forum comprehend the issue and its importance.

New Supply Chain Management And The New E-Commerce / Multichannel Blue Ocean Strategy

Dec 8, 2014
“We typically lose out when a market commoditizes and we no longer differentiate, further aggravated by us being too slow or expensive.” (Frans van Houten, CEO, Royal Philips Electronics)