Flows and Tolls Archive

The Cost of Unproductive Time in Distribution and Fulfilment 

Managers are expected to improve operational efficiency by getting back mere seconds from each workflow to improve overall time and cost savings. According to Honeywell research, nearly 8 out of 10 (79 percent) managers have been tasked with finding cost savings from existing operations. Given that, managers should be able to put priorities. In terms

Supply Chain Challenges Behind E-Commerce Fulfillment 

E-commerce represents a powerful sales channel and a growth opportunity for businesses. The growth of e-commerce has also outgrown its infancy as it’s rapidly moving into second-stage maturity, implying that the supply chain needs to constantly evolve and adapt to solve the challenges posed by this fast-growing business channel. Surveying more than 200 transportation decision-makers

The Ultimate Guide for Retailers  to Enter International eCommerce

eCommerce is reshaping the global retail market since the turn of the century’s booming of online shopping trends. Internet access has reached all corners of the world while smartphones have quickly become an intrinsic part in the lives of billions of people. In this case, eCommerce has opened up a whole new shopping world, providing

The Top Concerns of Global Logistics and Supply Chain in 2020 

Logistics and supply chain world has gone through a massive transformation due to the changes in customer demands and technological innovations. Environmental responsibility has also urged companies to adopt the eco-friendly system without losing the touch of solid customer experience. Logistics and supply chain leaders on IMO regulations cited that there is a myriad topic

2 Ways to Get Your Delivery Economy Right 

When was the last time a consumer visits your store to buy their monthly groceries or Christmas presents? With the advancement of technology, more and more people are leaving the ritual of coming to a physical store to shop. With everything is now available on the internet, consumers no longer need to leave their home

Christmas and New Year Logistics Facts

It’s that time of the year again. For most logistics and supply chain companies, the holiday seasons are incredibly busiest time ever. Shoppers want more good stuff while suppliers want on-time deliveries. Trucks and shippings are operating non-stop for fulfilling the demand of consumers. According to USPS stats, nearly 16 billion pieces of mail and

Transportation Operation Challenges and Solutions

“When conducting a strategic assessment or solution design within a transportation operation, transportation professionals should be looking for ways to create cost reductions while improving service levels.” – Envista  What is transportation operation?  Transportation operation (transport operation) is a movement of a single type of goods from one place of origin, where the goods are

Is Your Cargo Totally Protected? Here’s How to Make Sure About It 

As per the report by TT Club and BSI, cargo theft from road vehicles accounted for 84 percent of all modalities of theft with 13 percent coming from warehouse/storage areas, 1 percent from freight trains, and 2 percent other areas. Food and beverage, where the most commonly stolen items come from, account for around 19

7 Questions to Ask When Selecting the Right TMS

Transportation Management System (TMS) is a digital platform that streamlines shipping processes by providing visibility into all transportation activities in one online interface. It deals with planning, execution, and optimisation of the physical movement of goods. TMS also provides insights into new ways that shipper can save time and money on future shipments. In a

The Impact of Tariff Uncertainty on Logistics & Supply Chain

Fewer trade barriers and economic reforms in emerging economies have given rise to exploding growth of global supply chains. According to a study published in Informs, many industries have already witnessed dramatic reorganisation in the supply chain within the past three decades around the globe, leading to certain value-adding stages being concentrated in a specific