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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence

Profitability takes perspective

How thinking differently about your sub-brand supply chains can change everything

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Distributor | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence

Gain advantage with a supply chain center of gravity analysis

Picture two rival paper manufacturing companies. They’re based in the same city. Both businesses have a nationwide customer base. They’re roughly the ...

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Logistics Management | Inventory | Warehousing | Procurement | Business Intelligence | Just In Time

Lessons we can learn from the changing lumber industry

When managing your day-to-day freight challenges and struggling to fill customer orders on time, it’s easy to overlook big changes in the market that ...

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Logistics History and Speculation | Supply Chain Management | Business Intelligence

Cybersecurity, piracy, and the element of surprise

You know how some of IL2000’s blog posts get straight to the point while others take their time? This second blog post in our cybersecurity series fal...

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Logistics Management | Transportation Models | On-Time Delivery | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence

Burdened by a dedicated fleet of transportation vehicles? We can fix that.

Does your company’s supply chain rely on a dedicated fleet of vehicles? Do you feel locked into that approach, perhaps owing to some taxing combinatio...

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Logistics Management | Supply Chain Management | Business Intelligence

Why it’s vital to work with a 3PL you trust

Canada. July 2020. It’s morning, and the personnel of a mid-sized Canadian trucking company are logging into workstations, checking their daily schedu...

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Logistics Management | History of Supply Chain | Supply Chain Management | 3PL | Business Intelligence

Resignations killing your logistics operation? IL2000 can help

Burnout, stress and desire for higher pay all contributed to 2021 seeing the highest rate of supply chain manager resignations since 2016. While the A...

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Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management | On-Time Delivery | Business Intelligence | Just In Time | Rapid Response

JIT Delivery: How to make it work

JIT: Here are three letters that can strike fear into the heart of even the most seasoned supply chain manager. This jittery little acronym refers to ...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Logistics History and Speculation | Supply Chain Management | Business Intelligence

Logistics on Mars

It is the year 2055. It has been a tempestuous few decades for the human species. Supply chains have waxed and waned. Artificial intelligence has brea...

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Pricing Strategy | Supply Chain Management | On-Time Delivery | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence

Adam and Eve (& Stan): Why supply chain software can’t beat expertise

Way back in the 1960s the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) started experimenting with a weird concept. Their idea was to see if co...

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Logistics Management | Pricing Strategy | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Market Recession | Transportation Models | Logistics History and Speculation | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Business Intelligence

Us, Them ... and the Great Unknown

This week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a new set of rules to standardize how publicly traded companies disclose climate-rela...

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Logistics Management | Supply Chain | Transportation Models | Business Intelligence

You don’t know what you don’t know … what?

In the darkest days of World War II, the US Naval Air-force faced a serious problem. Airpower had come to play a major role in the conflict. Fighter a...

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