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How Can Logistics Help to Achieve a Competitive Advantage?
David Matwa Nyabwari
How can logistics (transport, warehousing, customer service, inventory control) contribute to a Competitive Advantage (CA) of an company? Thanks for your ideas... (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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Competitive Advantage and Time Competition
Piero Mella, Teacher, Italy, Premium Member
This article might help you to find some answer. “Time Competition. The New Strategic Frontier”
Chiara Demartini, Piero Mella, iBusiness, 2011, pp. 136-146.
 

 
The Added Value of Logistics
Hessel Visser, Partner, Netherlands, Member
Logistics can contribute to a competitive advantage by supporting the improvement of the flow of goods and information in the organisation so that the turnaround of money is increased while also offering a good customer service.
Return on Investment = profit margin * inventory turn over.
Logistics can support both the profit margin by lowering costs and inventory turns by reducing lead times.
 

 
Question for Hessel Viser, Partner, Netherlands
Utkarsh, Student (MBA), Member
@Hessel Visser, please explain how Return On Investment in your view depends on inventory turnover
Because I think Return On Investment is dependent on:
- The gains from the investment, and
- The cost of the investment.
 

 
Value / Price Index to Approximate Competitive Advantage Built on Better Logistics
Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico, Member
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Inventory Turnover and ROI
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
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What is Logistics --> Competitive Advantage of Logistics
J. W. Mphande, Manager, Malawi, Member
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Sustainable CA can Only be Achieved at Supply Chain Level
Dr Mohammed Farid Abdulghany Ahmed, Consultant, Saudi Arabia, Member
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Logistic as Competitive Advantage
Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany, Premium Member
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How Logistics can Offer a CA
Sifiso Ndhlukula, Manager, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Member
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CA via Logistics
vascogorjao, Student (University), Portugal, Member
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Competitive Advantage is Only True When in the Mind of your Customers
Barry Martin, Business Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
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No CA without Considering Cost
Francilio Dourado Filho, Business Consultant, Brazil, Member
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2 Ways in Which Logistics can be a Competitive Advantage
Gary Bernier, Consultant, United States, Member
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How Can Logistics Help to Achieve a CA
Yuriy, Analyst, Russian Federation, Member
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Consider also (International) Comparative Advantages
jaime cortabarria, Consultant, Colombia, Member
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Measuring Service in the Value / Price Index Formula Above
Simon Lum, Consultant, Australia, Member
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On Time, % First Field, Time to Solve a Claim, Etc
Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico, Member
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Competitive Advantage with Logistics
sudheer Kothamasu, HR Consultant, India, Member
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CA of Logictics
Juergen Kanz
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Logistics Contributes Directly to CA
Purna Chandra, Business Consultant, India, Member
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Logistics CA
jacinta wamwaki, Kenya, Member
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SCA with Logistics through Supplier-Customer Cooperation
Simon Lum, Consultant, Australia, Member
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Why Logistics is a Factor in SUSTAINABLE Competitive Advantage
Istvan Szeman, Consultant, Hungary, Member
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An Example of Logistics Offering Competitive Advantage
Helen Strong, Business Consultant, South Africa, Premium Member
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How Logistics Can Enhance CA
Uduakobong Sunday, Management Consultant, Nigeria, Member
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Competitive Advantage - Intangible Assets
Dr. Uwe Schindler, MBA, Manager, Germany, Member
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Intangible Assets as a Competitive Advantage
Andrew Blaine, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
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Strong Logistics only is not enough for a Competitive Advantage
Ahmad Sultan Abdulla, Consultant, Malaysia, Member
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Logistics and Competitive Advantage
Simon Lum, Consultant, Australia, Member
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JIT Provide BETTER Service WITH LESS Cost, Create Market Value and Economical Value
Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico, Member
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Competitive Advantage through Logistics
Festus Kurgat, Student (University), Kenya, Member
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