Moving forward, yet focusing on the basics.
Managed / Outsourced Services
Business models and practices involving outsourcing of functions from one organization to another, allowing companies to focus on core competencies. The evolution from product to service to outcome-based business models.
Selecting the right ELD solution requires assessing not only the device itself, but also the software platform, driver’s app, other value-add applications and services, and solution provider. Here we look at platform, device, and app characteristics.
The journey from a monolithic business model to a more diverse multifaceted business model requires companies to acquire many new people and skillsets, develop new relationships with customers and providers, implement new processes, and deploy new technology/systems.
A few pioneering enterprise software solution providers offer pricing and business models based on achieving specific outcomes for their clients, rather than just charging for software.
At the crossroads, many freight forwarders have some fundamental questions as they contemplate the road ahead. What will we provide our customers in the future? How can we continue to grow and win business–profitably?
Technology is enabling ever more rapid formation of multi-entity project teams, distribution of finely-grained tasks, and a growing set of resources for rapidly starting new enterprises. The overall impact is positive for the world economy and individual firms.
Although retailers cry foul about labor, the real issue is business process change. What can and is being done about port congestion?
The journey and lessons from three engaging customer stories — how they moved to centralized procurement, achieved sustainable savings, understood cost drivers, used cost modeling in negotiations, and more.
With the RedPrairie merger and past acquisitions, JDA has amassed what is arguably the most powerful collection of supply chain planning and execution software on the planet. At their recent annual conference, they laid out their strategy for turning that collection of assets into a more cohesive and value-generating whole.
Updates from Logility Connections 2014.
Technology market landscape report on visibility solutions.
Control Tower is a Myth, but we can achieve greater visibility, responsiveness and resiliance. This report compares major supply chain visibility solutions approaches and how they help achieve visibility.