Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

When making predictions, it’s easy to look at recent trends and simply project them forward. But this assumes that the factors behind those trends will remain the same, which is often a false assumption. How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? Like oil prices, interest rates impact supply chain policies and decisions, especially with regards to inventory.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year. Trends 2015 3PL Subway APL Logistics Brad Jacobs Fedex logistics logistics service providers Norbert Dentressangle Outsourcing Supply Chain Movement TNT UPS XPO Logistics

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Companies must invest in and balance their inventories more wisely to ensure optimal on-shelf availability in all commercial outlets.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Global market trends have a considerable impact on a company’s different business functions. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers.