THE BIG DEAL WITH PRE-EMPTIVE LOGISTICS

By Vibeke Specht, Jul 23, 2020 03:48

What if trucks from carriers like UPS, or DB SCHENKER, could only travel on specific roads exclusive to them.

- That would be ridiculous.

Exactly. Still, that is kind of where the world of delivery logistics is today, at large—only digitally. 

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LOGTRADE IS REALISTIC, NOT VISIONARY

By Vibeke Specht, Jul 08, 2020 08:46

A recent publication about the future of humanity confirms LogTrade’s vision of the glocal village, microfied logistics and adaptive manufacturing. But what does this really mean for you who have our platform today, or are looking for a partner in digital logistics?

The short answer is: you can start toying around with new business models by using digital logistics tools. Early adapters have a chance to co-shape the future and are well-positioned once others catch on. Before expanding on this topic, let’s zoom out and look at the indications for microfication.

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AN INTERMEDIARY SHOULD NOT GET THE BIGGEST PIECE OF THE CAKE

By Vibeke Specht, Jul 06, 2020 07:29

 

Alice Moradian, CEO of Earth Bite, has a mission. She wants snack shelves to be filled with environmentally sustainable and nutritious snacks, and also free of commercial logistics.

“LogTrade will enable us to place temporary shelves or boxes ‘anywhere’ there is a demand,” says Alice. “This opens up more sustainable business models for us as producers and whoever has an available spot.”

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THEY REACH END CUSTOMER DIRECTLY, OFFLINE

By Vibeke Specht, Jun 16, 2020 12:55

Stadium, Earth Bite and Good Idea Drinks empower their products to sell themselves at unconventional locations.

Circumventing middlemen to reach end-consumers directly? At locations that are not normally sales points? Yes you can.

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Get a Package Hub

By Vibeke Specht, Oct 23, 2019 12:26

As a LogTrade customer and online retailer, you can now get all the benefits of a physical store without owning a “real” store.

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Send Your Package By Bus

By Vibeke Specht, Oct 17, 2019 12:17

 

Bussgods, a Swedish logistics company that ships packages by bus, is part of LogTrade’s basic carrier selection. A great option for companies who are into sustainable transportation and want to ship to Norrland, the northernmost part of Sweden.

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Has Alibaba Cracked the Logistics Code?

By Vibeke Specht, Feb 22, 2019 06:08

What does it matter that it is super easy to shop online if the logistics and transport management is for the birds? In 2011, Alibaba’s Jack Ma decided to try to tackle something Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has not been able to do: crack the logistics code. The result of his endeavor is Cainiao, which is definitely a feather in Jack Ma’s cap.

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E-Commerce Lattes

By Vibeke Specht, Jan 31, 2019 09:09

In China, Starbucks and the local up-and-comer Luckin Coffee are two coffee chains with completely different business concepts. One is thinking about e-commerce and logistics, while the other is focusing on augmented reality (AR) and experiences. Together, they confirm that e-commerce is not the opposite of brick-and-mortar retailing.

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CAN E-COMMERCE SAVE THE WORLD?

By Vibeke Specht, Dec 25, 2018 08:44

It is the same thing every year. We collect our Christmas gift packages at the same time as every other person in the country and at the same over-loaded pick-up point. Then we all go grocery shopping in a throng, wishing Santa Claus was real and that he could also bring us a beautifully set table and a tasty Christmas dinner.

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In China, People Do Not Think About Amazon

By Vibeke Specht, Dec 17, 2018 08:00

From six-minute deliveries to mobile only. LogTrade went to Alibaba territory, where we experienced digital exclusion and got to have a look at space-age interface integration.

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