Upcoming Webinar: Build a Supply Chain Roadmap in the Face of an Economic Downturn

Forwarders are prioritizing tech investments despite downturn predictions. Join this Chain.io webinar to find out how your tech stacks up against the competition in 2023.

Companies are still recovering from the shipping and logistic turmoil caused by the pandemic. With a possible global recession, inflation at a four-decade high, fewer resources, and mass layoffs occurring among many technology and supply chain companies, having a structured roadmap for 2023 will be vital.

In our upcoming webinar, "Build a Supply Chain Roadmap in the Face of an Economic Downturn," we will share findings from a recent study we did with FreightWaves on how freight forwarders are planning to prioritize technology investments in 2023.

Upcoming Webinar: Build a Supply Chain Roadmap in the Face of an Economic Downturn

We talk to freight forwarders every day that are still reeling from ongoing disruptions while trying to make a plan to compete this year and beyond.

In partnership with FreightWaves, we surveyed freight forwarders about their technology investments over the last two years, their customers' technology expectations, and where they plan to invest in 2023. We surveyed more than 100 logistics professionals across North America about the following topics:

• Change in investment over the last two years
• Technology priorities for automation
• Technology priorities for customers
• Planned technology investments over the next 12 months

Despite the forecasted economic downturn, freight forwarders are still prioritizing investments in tech. The survey found that respondents are investing in a wide variety of technologies more than ever — everything from visibility to risk management.

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Learn from Supply Chain Visionaries

Are you keeping up with the competition? Do you have planned investments for 2023? During the webinar, logistics professionals like you can learn from supply chain industry experts, ask questions about the industry, the state of logistics, and technology, and leave ready to build a supply chain roadmap.

January 24, 2023
11 am ET | Live Zoom Webinar

Brian Glick (CEO and Founder of Chain.io) and Thiago Olsen (supply chain visionary and Managing Partner of Atlas, a VC firm that invests in companies touching supply chain, logistics & transportation, ML & Enterprise Data, and the next-generation of infrastructure.

Brian and Thiago will cover the research findings, discuss how and where logistics companies are planning to invest in 2023, and provide their expert-level insight on building a supply chain roadmap that will give you a competitive edge over the competition.

Brian Glick, Chain.io and Thiago Olsen, Atlas

The areas of logistic technologies we’ll cover during the webinar:

  • Visibility to customers
  • Pricing and quote optimization
  • Big data and analytics
  • Internal visibility
  • Automating operations
  • Risk management
  • Carbon and environmental data

The key to shipping companies surviving through a fast-changing shipping environment, rising costs, and limited resources is aligning their investment strategy with the needs of the post-pandemic market.

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We Want Your Company to Thrive

Too many freight forwarders need to understand the importance of keeping up with the coming year's trends. When it comes to saving money, and time and empowering your company's growth with technology for customers and partners, understanding where and how to invest is critical.

Join us for our upcoming webinar, "Build a Supply Chain Roadmap in the Face of an Economic Downturn," where we'll equip you with everything you need to see growth in 2023 by prioritizing investments for maximum results.

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Chain.io Integrates Supply Chain Technology

According to our research with FreightWaves, freight forwarders plan to invest heavily in supply chain automation next year. And with an investment in automation technology comes a need for integrations between new software and the forwarder's legacy systems. If you're a freight forwarder investing in tech next year, Chain.io can help you connect your systems so you can continue to focus on growing your business.

Data should not live in silos. It needs to be accessible to the right person, at the right time, and in the right place, or you'll be getting a fraction of the value from your investments.

At Chain.io, we automate best practices and change how forwarders leverage customer data. Supply chain experts built our platform, so we know what your data means, and we can connect your ecosystem faster than internal teams or generic integrations platforms.

For more details, download the full report for free, or book a demo with Chain.io's supply chain experts to get started with your automation today.

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Sarah Allen-Short, VP of Marketing at Chain.io
By Sarah Allen-Short
written on January 14, 2023

Sarah is the VP of Marketing at Chain.io where she is responsible for all things brand, events, PR, social media, and more.

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