Supply Chain Management

Distributor | Warehousing | Supply Chain Management

The best antidote for cloudy winter skies is clear logistics planning

Logisticians speak endlessly about time and organization. Rock up to any supply chain management conference, and you’ll see a sea of earnest-looking i...

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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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Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management | Business Intelligence

How to solve the toughest supply chain problems

It’s 1839. You are here. How did you get “here” exactly? Well, we won’t bore you with the details. Suffice it to say it involved a time machine. And a...

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Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs | Core Values

Consultancy firms looking for the perfect 3PL, read this first!

There’s this old story about three blindfolded people being led to an elephant and then asked to describe what it is. One reaches out and touches its ...

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Transportation Models | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs

International logistics and the strange case of the Orange Horror from the Deep

In the early 1980s, a man was strolling along a remote stretch of beach in Brittany, France. He’d walked this coastline many times across the years. H...

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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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Logistics Management | Supply Chain Management | Freight Costs

Five reasons IL2000’s TMS is best in class

If you’ve spent some time reading through our case studies, you may have noticed a recurring theme. A company approaches us with a difficult supply ch...

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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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