Logistics & Supply Chain Awareness

Transportation Supply Chains: On-Demand Digital Freight Matching

Experts believe that through digital freight matching, transportation supply chains can open a new way of driving efficiency and visibility. Advancements in technology have created many opportunities for transportation supply chains to develop game changing digital tools. Emerging platforms such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have enabled supply chains to improve efficiencies and …

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Building Brand Loyalty with Last-Mile Logistics

Experts believe last-mile logistics can effectively build brand loyalty by significantly improving the customer experience. From a global market perspective, immediate and fast delivery is becoming a critical necessity to a company’s success. In fact, a staggering 88% of consumers who participated in the 2018 Global Consumer Insights Survey, confirmed they would pay more for …

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Supply Chain Takeaways from QuantumShift – Empowering Future Leaders to Scale Upwards

President of Morai Logistics graduates from QuantumShift™, leveraging insight into effective leadership strategies that will transform supply chains. On Friday, May 11th, 2018, President of Morai Logistics, Kelli Saunders, exited the doors of Ivey’s Spencer Leadership Centre in London, Ontario. Alongside 39 of Canada’s top entrepreneurs, Saunders graduated from QuantumShift™, a five-day development program designed …

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3 Important Strategies to Improve Your Supply Chain in 2018

This post highlights three strategic areas which many companies overlooked in 2017; strategy, security & interaction, and how to best achieve improvements in these areas. It’s the second week of January. This means that roughly 30% of people have already stumbled on their New Year’s Resolutions. While many of these resolutions are weight, money or …

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Nintendo: How a Customer-Centric Philosophy Affects the Supply Chain – Part 2

While modern companies focus on providing exceptional service, Nintendo continues to focus on extraordinary products with a Customer-Centric approach. In our last post, we began exploring the reasons behind Nintendo’s history of not meeting consumer demand. Many of its gaming consoles, software, peripherals and promotional items in the last 20 years have seen instances of …

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Nintendo: A Case of a Supply Chain Struggles or Artificial Scarcity? – Part 1

Beloved entertainment giant Nintendo has a long history of trouble getting their products to the right hands. Almost two months ago, video game giant Nintendo released its latest console—the Switch. Although it received a lot of positive coverage, a familiar problem has been marring the consumer goodwill; extreme product scarcity. The company’s sales forecasts were …

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Top 8 3PL Market Growth Predictions for 2025

Earlier this month, Research and Markets added to their “Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Analysis By Service, By Transport (Roadways, Railways, Waterways, Airways), By End-Use (Manufacturing, Retail, Healthcare, Automotive), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 – 2025” report. Experts are estimating the 3PL market to reach USD $1.24 trillion within the next decade. That’s a …

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Uniqlo Remodels its Supply Chain to Race in the Fast Fashion Market

Uniqlo is speeding up its production cycle to compete in the shipping race with other fashion retailers by compressing its design-to-deliver supply chain down to just 13 days. Few things in life move as fast as fashion trends. Just as a style becomes widely accepted, its immediately replaced by something new and different. It’s no …

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Lázaro Cárdenas Container Terminal: The New Mexican Logistics Hub

Mexico continues its rise as an important global logistics hub with the opening of a new container terminal at the Lázaro Cárdenas port, earlier this month. There are ten reasons why this is important to companies with supply chains in South America. Lázaro Cárdenas is Mexico’s busiest port and considered one of Latin America’s most …

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The Physical Impact of Online Shopping on City Landscapes

Changing consumer behaviour is reshaping and revitalizing industrial sectors by funneling resources into warehouse construction. According to an article by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the digital market place is having a physical impact on urban landscapes. Throughout the U.S, industrial pockets are seeing a “economic renaissance” reports the article’s author, Erica E. Phillips. Large …

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