From the Top Info

The articles contained in this section are submitted by Senior Executives within the Global Logistics Industry. "From the Top" allows readers to get a higher level of understanding across all aspects of the industry.

"From the Top" forms part of the overall content strategy within the Global Logistics Media Group of websites, not only do we provide the readership with articles, press releases, case studies etc... but we also provide content at a Senior Executive level.

Latest Articles

  • 10/05/2013   Unlocking Supply Chain Profitability: Best Practices

    This is the first post in a series of three that will offer tips to help suppliers bring their products to market in a quicker, more cost-effective and profitable manner. Doug Pasquale, vice president, supply chain solutions division Ingram Micro Mobility North America, analyzes the entire product lifecycle and identifies cost-saving best practices that optimize the supply chain at each stage of the product’s life and shares tips on how to boost profitability.

  • 23/01/2013   Supply Chain Risk: Managing Problematic Receivables

    As the amount of late payments increased and payment defaults climbed in 2012, it became clear that managing trade risks to protect cash flow and financial stability is vital. 2013 marks a new year and yet the challenge remains, how does a company successfully manage problematic receivables?

  • 21/12/2012   Understanding DHL's approach to Social Media

    As we continue to take a look at the use of Social Media across the Logistics Industry we put six questions to Michael Sellen who is the Team Lead of Internet and eMedia for Deutsche Post DHL. Our research indiciates that just over 4% of Logistics Companies globally have a dedicated Social Media Team, as you would imagine DHL's fits with the 4%, there approach is similiar to those of other large Companies where it is centralised by a team of Social Media specialists.

  • 17/12/2012   Software AG Director of Supply Chain Innovation Sean Riley Discusses 2012 Supply Chain Trends

    The Logistics and Supply Chain industry has thrown up some interesting trends throughout 2012. We discuss these with Sean Riley, director of business solutions for Software AG and get his take on what some off these trends could be.

  • 09/11/2012   Understanding the Cloud - GLM puts 10 Questions to Greg Kefer, VP of Marketing at GT Nexus

    The Cloud is a term that is becoming more and more prevalant across the Logistics and Supply Chain industry, so in order to understand it better we put 10 questions to VP of Corporate Marketing at GT Nexus Greg Kefer

  • 19/10/2012   Food logistics in the next decades and the ”Global Compromise Chart” in logistics

    Recently started 21st century will be a challenging period with an effective globalization, a growing influence of internet, social media, and an accelerated climate change. All of it call producers and receivers, governments and forward thinkers all over the world for a synchronized action.

  • 15/05/2012   7 Ways Everyone Can Cut Supply Chain Costs

    You don’t need to be a corporate giant to save big on supply chain costs. These seven areas offer significant savings opportunities for companies of all sizes and across all industries.

  • 06/01/2012   2012 Business Outlook - DHL Asia

    Due to the rapid integration of leading Asian economies and free-trade agreements reducing barriers to international commerce in recent years, the logistics industry in Asia-Pacific is expected to record double-digit growth increases over the next three years. This is according to the latest report from research firm Transport Intelligence (TI).

  • 22/09/2011   It’s Crunch time!

    In India and across Asia today, the hottest topic at a board level is talent management. Across countries, industries and sectors we are hearing more and more about talent shortage.

  • 13/09/2011   How to Take Control of Inbound Logistics, And Outsmart Vendors

    One area that is typically ripe with opportunity for companies to capitalize on is inbound logistics.