Here we are in conversation with Mr. Alok Gautam, the Country Logistics Leader at Dow Chemicals. He is an industry veteran with more than two decades of experience in the Chemicals and Oil & Gas industry. He is celebrated as a change maker and a man of keen intellect driving transformations across the industry.
It is time our industry stopped chasing Uberization and created an Airbnb model. In trucking, Uberization is still transactional brokerage. There are key differences in the personal transport versus the freight market. What we need is a pay-per-day model that allows for short-term dedicated capacity, rather than long term dedicated contracts.
Reduce your logistics management costs and increase overall efficiency by tracking drivers and their behavior in real-time. Industries, especially those with sensitive cargo and shipments, focus on tracking the behavior of their drivers to ensure service level agreement (SLA) compliance.
The Phase 2 (Mandatory Implementation) of ELDs began on the 18th of Dec 2017. US Department of Transport is mandating that drivers be on duty for a fixed set of hours (60 hours in 7 days, or 70 hours in 8 days; based on the breaks taken in between). There are multiple constraints was total hours of driving.
Your optimization and planning for logistics management and last mile deliveries are set to become much simpler. Here, LogiNext presents some of the best features released this month. Take your pick and find out which one applies best to your specific industry and market use cases. LogiNext’s feature release package has you covered. Here is you each feature would help you better your business.
It’s an adage that worked for malls before. Ambience can accentuate the value of a product long enough to merit a premium. With the advent of omnichannel aesthetics, this has changed to effective last mile delivery. The process is not just about reaching the concerned location on-time. Last mile delivery has much more to it.
We now stand at the forefront of the optimization revolution. Never has sweeping transformational changes benefited multiple industries more than right now. GST holds up the promise of total realignment and restructuring of how logistics movement happens across the nation. There would some resistance from some companies, as many are set in the way they have been doing things over a period and are averse to any sudden change.
Every single person or process, which gets in touch with the logistics system, can be recorded as a data point. These data inputs can be turned into insights to better plan for future shipments. The latest updates from a delivery route can be streamlined into the next trip. This means that with each trip, the system would learn something new which can be incorporated for the future.
As a company, we have spread wings across the globe, but Southeast Asia is where I find the perfect summation and confluence of diverse cultural flows. There is great balance between tradition and innovation. In Manila for the Forbes 30 Under 30 summit, I can’t help but marvel the power of innovation in bridging cultural and generational gaps across the world.
Field service management and logistics management have grown, as an industry, at 18% CAGR. How has this part of the economic world been immune to global market fluctuations? It’s simple. Logistics movement is an integral part of the business model of every company. You have a product or a service, you must take it to the market or bring the customer to your market.