The pandemic has prompted a shift to non-store channels, including delivery and click & collect, accelerating a trend that was already well established. For many, the response has been tactical with a 'whatever it takes' approach to serving customers however they wish. In tandem with the drive to reduce waste, there are important questions about whether the status quo is sustainable or whether a fundamental re-think and re-design of supply chain operations, enabled by digital technologies, is now an urgent priority. If so, how?
In the past few months, the cost of freight has hit sudden, all-time highs, rendering regular budget planning impossible. How can we get better visibility of costs to pre-empt and avoid additional expense?
Derisking freight cost volatility with e2e, SKU-level visibility
What drives unexpected costs to your freight spend?
Blind spots: what's preventing or limiting visibility and how can these be eliminated?
Data sources: which sources are most reliable and practical for better visibility e.g. real-time satellite data or supplier updates?
Examples of data-driven strategies you can adopt to flatten cost volatility, driven by end-to-end, SKU-level visibility of your supply chain
Industry sectors: current practitioners from all sectors
Org. size (annual T/O): typically £50m+
Roles & remits: Heads of: Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport with a role in designing and implementing analytics capabilities
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Tuesday 27th April (11.00 BST / 12.00 CEST) for max. 90 minutes
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Expert guest: Sam Greenhalgh, Zencargo
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