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Business-Aligned IT Strategy

Understand the capabilities and focus areas required to meet your industry’s needs and enable value creation.

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Identify resource, process, and environmental trends impacting your industry. Implement strategies to mitigate specific risks and take advantage of all relevant opportunities.

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Goods Transportation & Logistics Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem of factors that impact the Goods Transportation and Logistics (T&L) industry.
  • Explore how your IT team is set to deal with those factors from a PESTLE and SWOT perspective.
  • Leverage expert insights and takeaways and update your IT strategy accordingly.
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Goods Transportation & Logistics IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook

  • With input from our research and analysts and your peers, identify new or updated initiatives for your IT strategy.
  • Working with our team, update your IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook.
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Goods Transportation & Logistics Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template

  • Once you’ve completed the IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook, it’s time to pull it all together and share with your organization’s leadership team.
  • Use the Goods Transportation & Logistics Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template to highlight the key findings from the business-aligned analysis you’ve done.

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Top Industry Trends


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Goods Transportation & Logistics Data-Driven Everything Report

  • Data is the new currency. The massive amount of data being generated through emerging technologies is an ever-increasing challenge for IT.
  • Enabling analytics through big data and machine learning/artificial intelligence can optimize planning and performance analyses, improve response to threats, and provide visibility into execution.
  • Learn about how the data-driven everything trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Goods Transportation & Logistics Extreme Automation Report

  • Automation eliminates the trade-off between service levels and essential labor costs when it’s part of a logistics operating model, but IT’s role in automation isn’t always clear.
  • Learn about how the extreme automation trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Goods Transportation & Logistics New Tech Business Models Report

  • Competition has forced traditional Goods T&L companies to develop new business models that heavily depend on technology.
  • While new tech brings plenty of challenges to IT departments, it also brings a wealth of opportunities with a new level of leadership required to champion the changes.
  • Learn about how the new tech business models trend affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.

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Industry Benchmarking


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Goods Transportation & Logistics IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business. IT staffing is stretched thin.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Assessment Diagnostic and participating in our unique IT Spend benchmarking, you will gain critical information to position your team to be seen as strategic.
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Goods Transportation & Logistics IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • IT leadership needs to understand where their stakeholders are unsatisfied with the quality of service they’re receiving from IT.
  • Transportation & Logistics organizations receive high satisfaction marks from their stakeholders, yet client-facing technology and data quality, two areas very important to business strategy and operations, require more investment and attention.
  • Understand important common focus areas to address, and gain insights into how your team aligns to other Goods Transportation & Logistics IT teams.

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Core Industry Technologies & Software Selection


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Goods Transportation & Logistics Enterprise Resource Planning Report

  • Modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have a lot to offer in automating processes, reducing the amount of manual and routine work, and facilitating the flow of information across business units.
  • But ERP implementation projects are long, complex, and costly initiatives, which drive massive changes to the way people work.
  • Learn about what ERP is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Goods Transportation & Logistics Transportation Management Systems Report

  • Transportation management systems (TMSs) are deployed to improve shipping efficiency, reduce costs, gain real-time supply chain visibility, and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • SaaS deployment reduces risk and makes TMS accessible and essential for any Goods T&L business because of its ROI, driven by reduced freight costs and increased service levels.
  • Learn about what a TMS is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Goods Transportation & Logistics Warehouse Management Systems Report

  • A WMS is deployed to decrease errors in picking and shipping goods, improve inventory accuracy and visibility, and reduce dock-to-stock and receiving dwell time.
  • A player in the Goods T&L industry needs to understand where the greatest WMS value is and select solutions accordingly.
  • Learn about what a WMS is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.

Latest Goods Transportation & Logistics Notes

Short, tailored research notes aimed at providing you with timely insights, relevant to your industry. Hot off the press, these notes will be published regularly and pair great with your morning coffee.

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Establishing a Balanced Scorecard for IT Performance in Transportation and Supply Chain Logistics Is an Important Complement to the IT Strategy

Date published

May 18, 2021

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

The IT balanced scorecard must go beyond the usual IT metrics. To be most effective, the IT balanced scorecard must demonstrate the value IT provides and reflect corporate strategies and goals.

Cyber Physical Systems: The Low Hanging Fruit Between Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

Date published

May 18, 2021

Author:
  • Daniel Black

Understand the high potential of using artificial intelligence to defend critical infrastructure, smart grid technology, autonomous vehicles, and other cyber physical systems.

Take Autonomous Fleets Out of Your Blindspot – Preparing for Change With New Workflow

Date published

May 18, 2021

Author:
  • Ilia Maor

Autonomous commercial vehicles are coming. The industry does not have consensus about how soon, but given the number of major tech and automotive players investing in Level 4 (High Automation) and Level 5 (Full Automation) vehicles, it is just a matter of time. Organizations need to prepare for the changes in operating technology and systems.

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