Doing business with retailers or grocery warehouses comes with a lot of pressure from the perspective of performance and costs. With consumer demand increasing steadily over the past 15 months, transportation networks are impacted in ways that has CPG companies and other shippers scrambling. Truckload capacity is so tight that’s rates are at historic levels, LTL carrier networks are overwhelmed. The historic models of strategy and execution are being blown up.
The most important issue for CPG companies and other shippers is how to manage the movement of goods to your customers. From a sales perspective that means having pro-active and better planned lead times with data-based analysis. From a finance perspective that means having visibility into the true cost to serve each customer. BlueGrace experts will dive into how organizations can leverage agility to counteract the chaos in the market.
What questions do we answer?
- How to manage mode agility: LTL, Partial TL, TL & consolidation?
- How do you begin to plan and develop lead times and ship dates?
- What Technology can you leverage to drive planning & execution?
- How do you identify hidden supply chain problems that many shipper may not be aware of?