From answering the most important question to humanizing your company, make it part of your Covid-19 messaging strategy. If your organization put marketing on pause to deal with the impact of Covid-19, it is time to recharge — thoughtfully. But what should your Covid-19 messaging strategy look like? What should you say and where should
With a main lead-generating source canceled or postponed, trade show contingency plans take on increased importance. The Supply Chain USA 2020 summit in Chicago is a flagship event. Considered a must-attend gathering for strategic decision-making, it draws 1,000 supply chain and logistics leaders for three “unmissable days.” For executives like Tom Schmitt, chairman and CEO
So much to say, so little time. Supply chain marketing during Covid-19 — leaning in is better than backing out. Turmoil does not quite begin to describe the situation that supply chain companies have experienced lately. The Covid-19 pandemic threw in just a few weeks the finely calibrated, just-in-time supply chains into a state of disarray. In the midst of the struggle to get product from Point
Digital marketing over social media is a trend that continues to grow, but it’s only effective if you’re doing it right. Here are social media mistakes supply chain brands are still making. Highlights: When it’s done right, there’s no greater tool for your company to increase brand awareness and generate leads than an engaged presence
Knowing how and when to respond to a social media crisis is crucial for reputation management and preventing future issues. News travels at lightning speed thanks, in large part, to social media. With the ability to amplify news – both good and bad – you hear, almost daily, about brands battling a social media crisis.
Artificial intelligence is shaping the future of supply chain companies, helping to improve accuracy, speed, efficiency, and more. Here are 4 practical ways for supply chain companies to incorporate AI. A recent Forbes article focused on how specific supply chain companies are making advances with artificial intelligence. And, with powerful stats like these, it’s easy
Organizations implementing sustainable supply chain practices face increased expenses associated with upfront investments. But new strategies are emerging to change that. Highlights: 93% of supply chain organizations have implemented environmental initiatives. Still, more plan to do so in the next five years. Unlike some sustainability initiatives that require large upfront investment, other strategies synergize with
Strategically integrating paid advertising in the buyer’s journey can help influence purchases and repeat sales. Highlights: We advocate a primarily inbound strategy, you can boost the reach of your posts by investing in paid digital advertising. Your goal is to continue to engage with prospects and educate buyers as to why your product/service is better
LinkedIn has released a new guide to using video on its platform. Here’s what supply chain companies need to know to get the most out of video on LinkedIn. Highlights: Effective B2B marketing videos start with an analysis of your prospects’ unique purchasing journey and needs. Videos for the awareness stage of the buyer’s journey
As other social networks face unprecedented controversy, LinkedIn is still the best professional social media tool. But too many Supply Chain professionals aren’t getting the most from it. This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. Awhile back, following Microsoft’s acquisition of
Amazon has changed the way we do business. Supply chain companies need to get on board with Amazon’s e-commerce strategy or risk losing business. It is no secret that Amazon has dominated the online retail industry. Amazon Prime has shifted consumer expectations so that waiting 5-7 business days for your online order is no longer
The analog supply chain model is outmoded and inefficient. Here’s how digital transformation is reinventing manufacturing. Highlights: Manufacturers are increasingly adopting artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. The traditional analog supply chain model is unable to compete with digital disruptors in a volatile market. Digital transformation empowers manufacturers to create sought-after personalized experiences for buyers.