Supply Chain Management

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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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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