How to Help Disabled Workers Improve Warehouse Productivity

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported over 440,000 workers in manufacturing were injured in 2015. This huge number suggested that warehouse can be considered as identical with difficult and heavy tasks that could be dangerous for workers when not done carefully. Owing to this reason, some people might think that it is almost impossible for

Supply Chain 101: How to Choose Between Air and Ocean Freight

When delivering goods globally, you should first know flows and tolls of international trade. After that, you should decide the right freight according to your client’s necessities. Choosing the right freight for your delivery process is as important as any other regulation in trade globally. There are 2 types of freight you can use effectively

How to Choose the Right Mobile Printers

Warehouse in logistics gets more advanced since technology increases continuously. As a way to improve productivity and performance in warehouse, many logistics company employ mobile printers to help their workers in labelling. Not only improving the labelling process, mobile printers also benefit workers and logistics in terms of receiving docks, cross-docking, putaway tasks, picking tasks,

Why Do Freight Rates Keep Fluctuating?

Business dictionary defines freight rate as price charged by transportation carrier for moving an item from one point to another point. Actual amount charged varies based on weight of object being moved, types of commodity being moved, and distance travelled. Thus, it can be concluded that freight rate are bound to change from time to

Best 5 Machine Learnings Impacting Last Mile Delivery

Last mile logistics is the final step of delivery process from distributor to end user. It involves product carriers to deliver products to consumers. As the technological advancement has helped e-commerce to continue dominating global retail and sales, last mile delivery is also growing due to widening consumers’ needs and preferences. Focusing on end users,

FedEx to Test Same-Day Bot Deliveries

FedEx, an American multinational courier delivery service, is testing a driverless bot named same-day bot deliveries. The project makes FedEx the latest of companies to test automated, unmanned machines to make deliveries. It is reported that FedEx same-day bot could make delivery of medicine, pizzas, and other items straight to consumer’s house. Thus, it becomes

4 Key Factors for Successful Future in Digitised Logistics

Third Wave defined digitisation in logistics as “an automation of processes based on digital information formats. It is replication of real (physical) world in a digital format.” Digitisation is essential cornerstone capability that enables logistics to deliver its true potential. With rapid development of automation, digitisation in supply chain and logistics industry has become much

Does the Future Belong to E-truck?

After the diesel scandal, more and more truck manufacture are focusing on E-Drives. It is a pure electric vehicle for manufacturing company that also serves one of strategy for environmental protection. CEO DHL Freight, Uwe Brinks said, “The use of alternative drivers, such as all-electric FUSO eCenter plays an important role in achieving our Group-wide

DHL Study on Logistics Strategies in the Race to the Urban Consumer

Recent DHL study titled “Shortening the Last Mile: Winning Logistics Strategies in the Race to the Urban Consumer” revealed that since 2008, urban populations significantly increase to over half of today’s population, from 3.4 billion to 4.2 billion. In terms of technology usage, there is significant development as well. Back then, only 1 in 100

Robot Shipment will Reach Up To 1 Million Annually by 2022: Tractica Report

With the growing number of warehousing and logistics companies, incorporating robots to reap advantages of speed, efficiency, and increasing profits to remain competitive in market are also increasing. As quoted by Tractica, “Mobile robot platforms, shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems, industrial robotics manipulators, and Gantry robots are all driving market growth.” From day to