Monday, July 16, 2018
#3PLs and other #logistics providers may be at their greatest threat as to the #FiveForces"--Competition, Potential New Entrants, Power of customers; Threat of Substitutes, and Power of Suppliers. The disruptors of technology and supply chain velocity are two drivers for the threat.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Friday, July 13, 2018
Amazon's using #SCM to drive its #ecommerce #OrderVelocity is making companies transform their #SupplyChains from being focused on #logistics and the costs to having #EndToEndSupplyChain flow emphasis. The #laggards are talking #LastMile costs.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
An assessment of many #SupplyChains would show that supply chain needs more of a strategic than quick fix nature. It reflects the prior C-suite views of #SCM, the disruption now occurring, and how Amazon has elevated #SupplyChainManagement in driving its success.
For #CPGmanufacturers, #omnichannel puts them into both #B2B and #B2C--the latter being the challenge of how to service end-use customers. That challenge is answered with #SupplyChainDuality. One size does not fit all.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Monday, July 9, 2018
With #ecommerce #fulfillment cost being a bigger issue than #LastMile, the added challenge with #OrderDeliveryVelocity is additional warehouses and what it does to order fulfillment labor costs and technology?
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Are we reaching the tipping point with container lines financial problems and liner M&A that the consolidated result tilts negotiating and spot market pricing in favor of carriers and against shippers for years to come? Demand-supply and profitable liftings.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Monday, July 2, 2018
Sunday, July 1, 2018
It is Sunday. Just got an Amazon delivery, and it was not from UPS or FedEx. That #LastMile and the #CustomerExpectations of #OrderDeliveryVelocity. What is the future of UPS and FedEx in the reality of B2C? and B2B with #SupplyChainVelocity?
The times they are a changin.