Savvy Owners

Logistics Fraud Uncovered: Dealing With Upper Management

It isn’t easy to succeed in the logistics industry. There’s a lot of competition. Profit margins are often thin. And what makes it even harder is that employee and management fraud is all too common. For example, in March 2016 a Toys “R” Us logistics manager was arrested for embezzling $1,910,000 over a 35-month period.   Maybe you think that […]

Route Optimization Software – Should You Build or Buy?

Have you decided to go for a route optimization software? Well… congratulations; you’re on the right track. You no longer need to worry about route planning, driver management, and customer satisfaction. But, should you build the software in-house or buy a commercial off-the-shelf software (COTS)? If you’ve this question in your mind, then you’re not […]

Are You Still Planning Routes Without Software?

Do you plan your routes manually? If so, how do you know if your planning is accurate? How do you ensure that your drivers follow the instructions? How do you guarantee a customer that your driver will show up on time? Food for thought, right? You’ll agree that it takes significant time to manually plan a […]

Top 5 Logistics Trends To Expect In 2016

You’ll agree that today’s logistics business environment is much more dynamic than before. It’s important that you keep abreast with everything happening in the industry. We’ve seen several ups and downs in 2015, such as: Falling gas prices and Increased transportation costs. With the new year almost upon us, it’s time to look at the […]

Do You Still Let Your Employees Run Your Business?

“You can’t keep your best people forever.” – Reid Hoffman, cofounder, LinkedIn Can you relate to this? How did it feel when your best employee left? Did it make you worry about where you were going to find a replacement? How much time and money your business would lose while training the new employee to […]