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Logistics and Supply Chain news, articles, tips and insights

Detailed Cost to Serve Lesson

Would you like to find where money is draining out of your business? Cost to Serve analysis is a great way to spot these problem areas. I’m going to give you a very good idea how to do the analysis and you will be able to apply this approach to any function in...

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Developing Your Own Strategy

Developing Your Own Strategy

Why do so few businesses have a supply chain strategy? If it’s that important, I suggest that every business should have one that can translate up and down the organisation to fully understand. Besides, it’s not rocket science to put one together! Watch this 10-minute...

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How Many Warehouses Do You Really Need?

How Many Warehouses Do You Really Need?

Is your Distribution Network right? Do you have enough warehouses in the network? How many warehouses do you need in your Distribution Network? The primary factor to consider: Your customer service offer. How that relate to the number of warehouses you need? Listen to...

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Understanding Your Cost To Serve

Understanding Your Cost To Serve

What if I tell you, the profit that you make on your product doesn’t even cover the cost of delivery? Imagine selling a product at $10 but the actual cost of servicing or delivering is $30! See how unprofitable the scenario is. The solution? Do your own cost to...

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Avoid Outsourcing Disaster

Avoid Outsourcing Disaster

Why do so many outsourcing relationships end in divorce? Well, I think the blame falls pretty squarely on both sides of the relationship. I’d love to share with you 8 things that can go wrong on both sides – 8 things for the client to watch out for and 8 things for...

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Asset Tracking Using Bluetooth

Asset Tracking Using Bluetooth

Is it possible to lose an asset weighing 37,000kg and costing nearly between $75,000-$150,000? It happens! Some Logistics and Transportation companies are prone to losing trailer trucks, rail wagons, shipping containers, refrigerated containers, etc. Telstra created a...

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Leadership Tips with Craig Lardner

Leadership Tips with Craig Lardner

Craig has had a long career in major Corporates and Consulting. I got a chance to interview him during the Supply Chain Leaders Academy session and asked him to give us 2 er…3 tips about leadership. Asking him for a bonus item is tricky so you must see how Craig...

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Boost Your Own Performance with Paul Blackburn

Boost Your Own Performance with Paul Blackburn

With me today is Paul Blackburn from Global Success Academy, a guru of helping people develop their performance and has helped a lot of sports teams, business teams, sales teams over the decades. He can help you too! He’s sharing 3 tips to boost your performance. So...

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How Does A Route Optimisation Tool Work?

How Does A Route Optimisation Tool Work?

Thank you Joost Bekker from PTV Group – the company that provided the PTV Route Optimisation Tool to ANC Delivers, and to the team at ANC for giving us their time and sharing their knowledge with us. Let’s now see how this route optimisation tool actually works (not...

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Why Is Trust Important? with Kylie Chain

Why Is Trust Important? with Kylie Chain

Want to have more trusting relationships in the workplace? Do you trust your leaders? If you are a leader, do you think your people trust you? Let’s listen to Kylie Chain as she talks about the importance of trust in business and how to win TRUST in the workplace....

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What is Blockchain? with Stephen Rowlinson

What is Blockchain? with Stephen Rowlinson

What is blockchain? What are its benefits to a business? Cryptocurrency – Is it here to stay or is it a bit of a fad? Stephen Rowlinson, Founder and CEO of Bbiller is here with us to answer these questions and many more. Watch the video of his interview below: Feel...

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Meeting People That Inspire You

Meeting People That Inspire You

It’s not often you have a day like this where people you meet just inspire you all day. Listen to how my day went during my stay in Melbourne and I hope you get inspired (the way I am inspired) with the people that I met and the incredible stories that I heard. Feel...

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