Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management | 3PL | Private Equity

Could clean tech innovations in supply chain and logistics improve a PEs profitability?

Private equity firms invested $27 billion in clean energy in 2021. This 74% jump in spending from 2020 shows the PE industry’s dedication to reducing ...

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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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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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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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Logistics Management | Supply Chain Management | 3PL | Private Equity

How logistics management can improve profitability across a PE's entire portfolio of companies

Private equity firms look for an annual profit of between 20% and 25%. They estimate that one in every five companies they acquire will be a failure, ...

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Logistics Management | Supply Chain Management | 3PL

The material of a thousand uses

The world economy and the landscape of consumerism, changed once plastics became widely used in products and packaging. As we can tell you, the robust...

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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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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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Logistics Management | Transportation Models | Logistics History and Speculation | Supply Chain Management

The changing tide of port congestion and supply chains

The question on everyone’s mind is, when will supply chains return to normal? Some critics argue it won’t, that “normal” is gone. The world has perman...

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Logistics Management | Supply Chain Management | Rapid Response

A hurricane response strategy can save your business

One day our office phone rang. This guy, let’s call him Jim, is a long-standing client. Jim is usually pretty cool, calm and collected, but this time ...

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Logistics Management | Distributor | History of Supply Chain | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Procurement

Incoterms: Clunky word, important concept

In the early 1800s, the world was starting to see its first real glimmer of a structured, regulated international economy. Fueled by the British Empir...

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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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