How to choose the best Logistics Management Software for your business

You understand that the best way to control the flow and storage of your goods and services is through the guide of logistics management software. Now, you are faced with the dilemma of choosing the correct one for you and your business. Here are a few simple guidelines into knowing the differences between software, and […]

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4 Ways You Can Minimise the Risk of Excessive Transport Management Cost

When it comes to transport management, there can be many deficiencies which could be affecting your bottom line. The inevitable consequences of these could be costing you unnecessary expenses and could even result in the loss of business. There are a number of strategies which can be implemented by management to help reduce these risks. […]

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5 Ways Inventory Tracking Technology Is Growing

Omnichannel shopping has become a massive phenomenon. Given the current technology age, customers want to shop using their desktop browsers, mobiles, apps and brick-and-mortar stores. However, retailers on the other hand are having a hard time adjusting to this new trend. Inventory tracking is one of the top factors influenced and impacted by omnichannel supply […]

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Becoming Your Clients’ Brand Extension With These Five 3PL Functions

Third-party logistics providers are without a doubt a company’s brand extension as they ensure accurate quantities of orders, guarantee high quality of products and negotiate for appropriate carrier rates. These functions 3PLs perform and more assist in forming their clients’ outwardly facing reputation. With that said, let’s break down the efficient ways in which you […]

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Improve Efficiency and Productivity With These 10 Warehouse Operations Ideas

Achieving a fully operational, efficient and productive warehouse can prove to be quite a challenge. It’s been reported that slip and fall accidents and injury claims all amount to 95 million lost workdays annually, which is a factor that manages to hinder efficiency and productivity for warehouse managers. After all of that, there’s still poor […]

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Five Ways Effective Use Of Data Can Simplify Supply Chain Design Process

Any organization in the supply chain field will always let you know that effectively using data is one of the most frequent challenges faced. What makes this a more intimidating and overwhelming factor is that supply chain professionals are receiving more data from more sources than ever before. However, no matter how daunting data ever […]

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Smart Marine Future -A Remote-Controlled Ship

Remote-Controlled Ships in our Lifetime? Definitely! Months ago, this was just an idea- a concept in the making, a possibility, and now- with the assistance of artificial intelligence- Wärtsilä has developed Smart Marine ship capabilities through successfully testing the remote control of ship operations.     Remote control and remote monitoring is a step in […]

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Ten Tips- How To Optimize Pallet Flow Performance

Flow storage is important when considering pallet racking. Flow storage is especially essential when managing perishable or time-sensitive products. To prolong the life of your equipment, reduce maintenance costs, and enhance safety, consider these 7 helpful tips: 1. Efficient Flow Storage  Flow storage is useful in many applications especially: ambient, cooler, and freezer environments, raw […]

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Demand Planning And Forecasting Four Agreements

The supply chain today is a field that sometimes faces the increase of demand volatility and the multiplication of product portfolios. This is why it’s important that demand planning is done in a correct manner as inaccuracies in demand forecasting can cause unforeseen costs throughout the entire supply chain. Forecast accuracy has been placed as […]

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Freight Transport Association (FTA) Has Launched The FTA Logistics Awards

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the Logistics Awards to commemorate leadership and excellence in supply chain. Those (as businesses or individuals) who have achieved the peak of success in their sector (for the first time) will be presented with the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate their achievement. The Judging procedure will take place […]

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Top 7 Characteristics Of An Efficient Modern Warehouse Management System

The 3PL warehousing field has changed immensely over the past few years. This has caused 3PL warehouses to now see Warehouse Management System solutions that are able to provide a whole new range of functionalities that will aid in the growth of business’ growth and profitability. However, what goes into identifying what is needed when […]

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10 Ways To Choose A Perfect Route Planning System

Time is important in all aspects and especially in business as it translates to money. The perfect route planning system can significantly reduce the time it takes to put together your transportation schedule. Route planning systems not only lower mileage but they also help do the following: Decrease carbon emissions Cut petrol usage Improve asset […]

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FIVE Tips To Keep Your Supply Chain Cyber Secure

Business have started to reevaluate their cyber security measures as many have been vulnerable to cyber attacks. Organizations have too much data and information at stake and can’t just simply delete browsing history as many would prefer. Securing your business is not as complicated as assumed but is an occurrence that needs to take place […]

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5 Key Practices To Running A Synchronized Supply Chain

As mentioned and as anticipated, businesses in today’s fast-paced society are expected to keep up to date when it comes to their supply chain. Customers expect an order that is fulfilled in a perfect manner and that means getting it delivered to the right place, in the desired condition, at the lowest price possible. Failure […]

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7 Recommended Operations Management Books Supply Chain Professionals Should Read

To be successful you should constantly read great books to learn from those who are already successful. There are many operations management books to learn from, below are 7 highly recommended books for supply chain professionals: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (11th Edition) Jay Heizer’s (11th edition) Operations Management book offers a broad but comprehensive introduction and overview […]

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4 Reasons To Consider Parcel Sorting Automation

Making use of Automation for parcel sorting is beneficial for both shippers, and consumers. The fast rise in E-commerce has been generally embraced by consumers- which is an advantage for retailers.     Due to the rise of e-commerce, companies who deliver parcels now face the issue of speed- customers now expect for shipments to […]

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