Editor’s Choice: Seven Key Insights for Shippers on the “New Rules” of Retail

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice.

It’s no secret that e-commerce has changed the landscape of B2C retail – but the ripple effect this evolution has wrought on supply chains, including those of B2B shippers, may be less apparent.

On June 18, GlobalTranz and the Chicagoland Food and Beverage Network hosted a panel discussion titled, The Future of Ecommerce: Delivering on New Consumer Expectations According to the “New Rules” of Retail to address the challenges for shippers of today’s online and offline marketplaces.

Our panelists included Adam Root, Chief Operating Officer at Blake’s Seed Based, Maureen Cherwin, Director, e-commerce and digital media at Simple Mills, Kris McDermott, Senior Vice President, e-commerce at Edelman, and Brian Winshall, Executive Vice President at GlobalTranz.

The event drew nearly 90 registrants from almost 60 different Chicagoland companies. If you were not able to attend, here are the “New Rules of Ecommerce” for shippers that our panelists shared: (For the rest of the article, click HERE).

As Senior Vice President of Sales and Solutions at GlobalTranz, Ross Spanier leads the enterprise sales organization as well as the design and delivery of innovative and customized supply chain solutions that drive efficiency, cost savings and competitive advantages for current and prospective customers. With over 15 years of experience in the supply chain and logistics industry, Ross has developed and grown sales and operations teams specializing in best-in-class service execution of LTL, TL, expedite, supply chain management, projects & heavy haul, white glove and managed transportation service lines.

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