Overcoming the Barriers to Create a Logistics Strategy
To create a powerful logistics strategy, you need data. Fortunately, today the information required for both tactical and strategic logistics operations planning is easier to obtain than ever before. Advances in both operating systems and computing power make it much easier and economical to effectively perform these tasks.You will also need a solid understanding of basic logistics, industry business dynamics, current and emerging technologies and initiatives, and most importantly, an understanding of your firm’s current and future goals within the marketplace. Like any complex task, developing a logistics strategy is a skill that is acquired, refined and improved each time you use it.
If one have never created a logistics strategy before or lack the time to do it yourself, think about using a skilled outside resource to create the initial strategy. By being involved in the process, most people can learn the required skills and methods needed to maintain, upgrade and modify the overall strategy once it has been completed.