Immediate and Long-Term Supply Chain Moves for Forward-Thinking Brands (Webinar Recap)

The pandemic has exposed some glaring vulnerabilities in global supply chains. While some businesses were hard hit, others had skyrocketing volume. Whether yours was flexing up or ramping down, the next few months could be full of more uncertainty and disruption as we head into holiday season. Now, we are planning for a “new peak” – in other words, predictable unpredictability in seasonal markets.

How can brands adapt their supply chains to protect profit and sustain growth? In our recent webinar with True North Growth Partners, we explored near-term and long-term moves that businesses can make to stay nimble and resilient. Here's a recap:

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Transplace Acquires LeanCor, its Third Strategic Acquisition in 2020

Supply chain technology and lean consulting practice adds to depth of capabilities of Transplace’s 11+ billion freight network

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LeanCor Supply Chain Group to Lead Bonded Logistics Through Continuous Improvement Training for Cultural Transformation

FLORENCE, KY--(August 20, 2020)—LeanCor Supply Chain Group, a trusted provider in end-to-end supply chain management and corporate training programs, today announced that Bonded Logistics, a Charlotte-based 3PL that integrates warehousing, contract packaging, and transportation brokerage services, has chosen LeanCor to provide continuous improvement training in order to help Bonded better serve its clients.

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Strategic vs Tactical Transportation Management System (TMS): Which is Right For Your Business?

In logistics, managing transportation is a series of day-to-day, tactical activities performed to move goods and information. But when put together strategically, these activities can have a significant impact to business cost and performance.

At LeanCor, we took this core principle into consideration when deciding whether to "make or buy" our transportation management system at the company's inception. Since then, our relentless commitment to continuously improve our proprietary software has been validated by "out-of-the-box" thinking and several lessons learned along the way.

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LeanCor Leaders Featured as Top 10 Women in Logistics

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2020 Mid-Year Transportation Market Update: What to Know as a Shipper

In its 31st annual State of Logistics Report, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) summed up the supply chain impact of COVID-19 in one statement: "The pandemic, and global measures taken to reduce its further spread, have decimated supply chains, scrambled logistics capabilities, and destroyed huge swaths of demand."

In Morgan Stanley’s recent freight transportation COVID-19 sentiment survey, 78% of respondents stated that COVID has a had a “medium” or “high” impact to their business.

With that said, what's been happening in transportation so far in 2020, and what can we expect going forward?

Here's our take on some transportation market trends we're seeing from our Logistics Control Center.

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LeanCor Wins SDCE100 Award for Transformative Supply Chain Consulting Project

LeanCor has been named to Supply and Demand Chain Executive's SDCE100 Award list for a successful warehouse design collaboration that developed a new greenfield facility with automotive products company BG Products Inc.

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3 Critical Supply Chain Risk Questions Your Organization Should Be Asking

Supply chain risk comes in many forms. Now more than ever, it's critical for organizations to identify and reduce these risk factors, while maturing their ability to react to changing dynamics. This flexibility requires visibility, capability and resilience.

In these turbulent times, many are starting to plan ways to identify and eliminate areas where their supply chains are vulnerable.  This includes performing supply chain risk assessments as a first step. These assessments analyze your maturity level across people, processes, technology, and partners with self-assessment exercises, and provide you with a road map to achieve your desired, risk-reduced future state.

Organizations everywhere should start by asking three critical questions about their supply chains:

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The Cincinnati Enquirer Names LeanCor Supply Chain Group a Top 2020 Workplace

FLORENCE, KY (June 8, 2020) - LeanCor Supply Chain Group, a provider of third-party logistics, supply chain consulting, and training services, has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by the Cincinnati Enquirer. 

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LeanCor Named a Top 10 Warehouse Management Consulting Company

As a supply chain consulting provider, LeanCor has made Logistics Tech Outlook's  list of "Top 10 Warehouse Management Consulting Companies."

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