Entrepreneurial Spirit

Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain Management | Core Values

"OK, let’s do this!" The unlikely (yet necessary) convergence of logistics and bravery

Logistics, you could say, is the art of narrowing down the odds. Do logistics well, and the chance of something going wrong between here and over ther...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Core Values

Your no-obligation supply chain analysis - Part II

“How can this deep-dive cost nothing?” Welcome to “how can this thing cost nothing,” the second in our two-part blog series describing IL2000’s unique...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Market Recession | Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management

Late deliveries killing your customer satisfaction? Here’s how you can rebuild customer confidence

Ever heard the dreaded question, “Where’s my shipment?” This is a query you just don’t want to hear from a client. Unfortunately, owing to a litany of...

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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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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Market Recession | Supply Chain Management | Private Equity

Better logistics, bigger returns

Maximize your profit margin with managed supply chain optimization A business needs a few key attributes if it’s going to succeed. Tenacious leadershi...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain Management | Core Values

In case of emergency, break glass

Organizations operate at different frequencies. Some have scattered teams with various approaches and ways of working. Others are so regimented that w...

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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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Logistics Management | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs

Capacity: Why is it so flingin’ flangin’ hard to get right?

Imagine that you need to ship an item with a carrier. You run the math and estimate a shipping cost of $1000. A week later, the carrier comes back and...

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Logistics Management | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Market Recession | Retail | History of Supply Chain | Logistics History and Speculation | Silicon Chip Shortage | Supply Chain Management

A tale of empty shelf panic, pandemics, and life or death supply chains

A man stumbles out of a dense rainforest into a village clearing. He sways on his feet, sinking to his knees as another bout of trembling crashes over...

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Logistics Management | Case Studies | Entrepreneurial Spirit | Supply Chain | Distributor | History of Supply Chain | Logistics History and Speculation | On-Time Delivery | Freight Costs

When big things come in big packages

New York City Harbor. 1885. June 17th … about 6:30 pm. With your time machine safely concealed in an alley under an old paint-splattered tarp, you sit...

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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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