Romeoville, IL (August 31, 2018) – LeSaint Logistics, an Illinois-based company specializing in customized, integrated supply chain solutions, is continuing to grow its operations and increase its national network serving clients throughout the United States. With more than 200 clients nationwide, LeSaint has expanded its operations in response to changing market dynamics where serving consumers with same-day order receipt,
The labor market for supply chain workers will continue to tighten across transportation and warehousing functions. As 2018 unfolds, unemployment rates will remain at all-time lows, causing the labor market for supply chain and logistics workers to tighten. As a result, shippers and 3PL’s alike will need to find new and creative ways to source
Consumer goods manufacturers will build smarter, shared and synergistic supply chains that compete in the same-day/next day world. As 2018 unfolds, consumer goods manufacturers will continue to diversify beyond traditional distribution channels. They will find new and innovative supply chain models to reach consumer buyers with same day and next day delivery.
Online/Direct-to-consumer as a channel will outpace traditional retail store purchases. The multi-channel shopper (ie. shops online and in stores) spends $49 more than shoppers who shop only in retail stores, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2017 Thanksgiving shopping survey
Uncertainty in the supply chain will spur investments in supply chain visibility and monitoring technologies. While supply chain visibility is among the Top 3 Priorities for supply chain professionals globally, only 6% can actually claim full visibility, according to a 2017 survey by GEODIS.
Following ‘safety first’ processes and procedures can prevent catastrophic disasters in the event you are handling hazardous materials in your chemical logistics network. 3PL’s and shippers who use 3PL’s to warehouse chemicals and hazardous materials should operate with a complete mindset toward the prevention of spills and accidents. After more than 20 years of operating