Here are four ways the Amazon effect is shaking up supply chain trends – and why it’s a net positive for the industry. Highlights: More companies will start to tap into the gig economy in the last mile, and Uber-style delivery companies will emerge. To meet growing customer demand, same-day delivery will become increasingly standard.
With the ubiquity of mobile phones and the ease of SMS messaging, text-based marketing holds plenty of potential for supply chain marketers. Highlights: Many of marketers’ hesitations about text-based marketing are based on misconceptions. Research shows that text outperforms email in open and click-through rates. Currently, there’s a competition vacuum as business have been slow
Here are our most-viewed supply chain and logistics blog posts from this year as of July 1, 2019. Throughout the year, we regularly write blog posts to help our readers stay on top of the latest news and trends happening in the supply chain and logistics industries, particularly in regards to digital marketing. We hope
Knowing when and how often to tweet is just as important what you post. Here’s how often your business should be tweeting. Highlights: Be consistent with your tweeting frequency, while keeping content fresh. To determine how often to tweet for your business, experiment with different posting frequencies, and use analytics tools to track your results.
LinkedIn a great place for businesses to make relevant LinkedIn users aware of their brand. However, there are common mistakes that companies make on LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a powerful social network to connect with industry professionals, especially for B2B(business to business). People use LinkedIn to connect with coworkers and industry peers, get business advice, and
Looking for ways to make your morning commute more productive? These 4 podcasts for packaging and supply chain professionals are on our must-listen list. Highlights: Download podcast episodes for on-the-go access to innovations, insights, and analysis from leading industry figures. Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez is both highly approachable and insightful. SupplyChainBrain’s episode on Trends
The global Supply chain provides goods faster and more efficiently than ever before. Here are the top supply chain skills for one of the most important industries: manufacturing. Highlights: Sitting at the intersection of raw materials acquisition and distribution of finished goods, manufacturing is one of the most crucial functions within the global Supply Chain.
Participating in social media is increasingly important for businesses in the supply chain. Here are the 3 steps to proving social media ROI. Highlights: It may seem obvious, but too many businesses approach social media marketing with vague goals or none at all. Once you’ve set your goals and identified your key metrics, it’s time to implement
As the internet is increasingly dominated by visual content, social media analytics are failing to keep up. Highlights: Most social media analytics tools are purely text-based. Even tools that analyze images are costly and offer limited insights. We predict that machine learning capabilities will improve and the gap between analytics capability and brands’ needs will
The percentage of visitors that stay on your site is key to lead conversion and search engine rankings. Here are our top tips to reduce your website bounce rate. Highlights: A high bounce rate will compromise your site’s search engine rankings. Slow website load times are a major cause of bounces. Publish high-quality, visually appealing
A new LinkedIn post takes a refreshing look at achieving a work-life balance for working parents. The article has been shared all over social media begging the question: does your office need to know? The New York Times reported that more and more couples are choosing to have smaller families due to economic factors. Let’s
An effective social media strategy requires data. Here are our 10 favorite social media analytics tools to empower you with insights that will boost your social media game. Highlights: Hootsuite and Sprout Social are all-around social media management tools that offer analytics. Google Analytics is an overall powerhouse tool to track the performance of all