Build close strategies for Marketing and Supply Chains

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Sales and Logistics

Changes in economies and business will happen The previous blogpost discussed changes that could occur in the global economy, due to forces that influence world trade. Although the list is not definitive, changes will occur that can have an influence on your organisation’s supply chains strategy. The diagram below shows the alignment necessary between the discipline strategies for each of … Read More

Factors that may influence your Supply Chain decisions

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Collaboration in Supply Chains

What may affect your supply chains? At the start of each year, some commentators in developed countries try to identify trends for supply chains. As forecasts are always wrong, Learn About Logistics only provides some factors for you to consider when supply chain policies and actions are discussed. Demand for products and services: Sales forecasts are too often expected to … Read More

Customer Service has simple rules as part of Logistics

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Goods & Services – Technology

Customer Service experiences The encounters with eCommerce businesses by Learn About Logistics (LAL) have been for bulky items and replacement parts. About every two years, we provide a blogpost concerning continuing bad experiences with eCommerce and customer service. This first post of 2023 is written following another bad experience, which also fits a consistent pattern. The background is that the … Read More

For supply chain groups cyber security is a fixture

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Gather transaction data

Increasing cyber security risk Even as global Supply Chains Networks are being reviewed to reduce their complexity, technology developments mean that your organisation’s Supply Chains Network is likely to become more complex, making it even more susceptible to cyberattacks. Increasing promotion of Digitalisation within supply chains has potential threats associated with cyber-attacks not limited just to corporate IT hardware and … Read More

Supply Chains data managed in the Cloud or on-premises

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Supply Chains IT decisions Like all technologies, Cloud computing services have good and not so good features. However, the common perception is that operating within a Cloud environment is always cheaper than the same functions undertaken on-premises. But this is only correct under certain conditions. Although IT decisions in organisations are typically driven by the IT department, about 70 percent … Read More