This June, Eyefreight will celebrate its eighth anniversary. For those employees who were present and accounted for at the first anniversary party, this milestone feels no less thrilling. \r\n\r\nWhat began as a transportation management consulting firm run by just a handful of people is now a global leader in Level 5 Transportation Management Software with 65 employees and counting on its team. In addition, employees and leaders alike are excited to call Eyefreight an international company, having expanded its reach from a solitary headquarters in the Netherlands to a global office network including the UK, France, Germany, Brazil, and the United States.
According to research from Gartner, expanded logistics complexity and extended global networks drive the need for a single set of measurements that help companies better track logistics performance globally. However, while most companies have ready access to low-level metrics, they struggle to organize and align these metrics with their impact on higher-level performance goals and objectives.
Still looking to win approval for a substantial TMS investment? It may have just become easier, as Jim Hendrickson, professor at The Ohio State University’s Fisher School of Business has shown in his latest results from a recent study of supply chain professionals on case creation, approval processes, failures, and more.\r\n
As e-commerce continues its breakneck growth and Amazon pushes the fulfillment boundaries, Eyefreight CEO Ken Fleming shares his strategy for winning the omnichannel game on the Retail Touchpoints blog. Hint? It comes down to logistics.
Eyefreight CEO Ken Fleming recently offered his take on the complexities of global e-commerce, and how automated technology can be a game-changer for companies looking to successfully navigate through market-specific shipping and logistics challenges.\r\n
Eyefreight VP of Marketing & Communications Lisa Henthorn recently offered her take on the complexities of omnichannel fulfillment for retailers, and how those who have long sought more efficient ways to distribute are turning to cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) to more easily offer a complete omnichannel fulfillment strategy.\r\n
With the increasing complexity of global supply chains, the need for supply chain automation has never been greater. This increased complexity demands increasingly sophisticated technology solutions that often require a significant financial investment from businesses and come with a steep learning curve. Eyefreight and The Ohio State University’s Fisher School of Business recently launched a survey to discover just how well supply chain executives are making their case for supply chain automation. \r\n
Talent, complexity and costs – a few of the top issues keeping supply chain pros up at night in 2016, according to a joint APICS and Michigan State University report on the challenges pressuring today’s supply chain professionals.\r\n
By 2017, e-commerce sales will reach $370 billion according to Forrester Research. This is an increase from 8% to 10% of all U.S. retail sales.\r\n\r\nThat's a lot of packages traveling back and forth, to and from their destinations. This also means there's the potential for unhappy customers if they don’t get what they want, how they want. \r\n
Traditionally, change has been slow when it pertains to China’s domestic transportation, largely driven by the fact that there were no players with the mass required to enact widespread change. \r\n