Flows and Tolls Archive

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

Managing the Increasing Demands of Enterprise Labelling

Customers and business regulations are undergoing continuous change from time to time. At the same time, customers demand more transparent requirements and shipping. When it comes to meeting increasing regulations and customer expectations, companies must provide reams of information which can be achieved by handling instructions to workers who transport the cargo of goods over

Driver Shortage: How Does It Affect the Supply Chain Industry?

In the past 15 years, the trucking industry has struggled with truck driver shortages, according to a report by ATA analysis 2019. For example, in 2018, the number of demands for truck drivers was 160,000, 20 percent higher from 2017. It is predicted that the need for truck drivers will increase from time to time

How Mobile Technology Reshape Supply Chain Management

Mobile technology has played a key role in supply-chain management, particularly in the warehouse. Mobile devices are faster and handier in helping the work of supply chain management, such that it can facilitate advanced communication and help businesses operate more effectively. On this matter, Adrian Gonzales, the director of the Logistics Viewpoints blog, commented that

4 Strategies to Improve Supply Chain Visibility for Better Consumer Experience

Robert van der Meulen said that customers are influenced by their experience of the supply chain – even in the simplest terms, it is easy to see that a late delivery can disappoint, whereas an expedited delivery can delight. As important as Meulen’s message, the delivery of exceptional customer experience is critical to an organisation’s

International Distribution Challenge with Its Solution

Supply chain is already a complicated process to do – and international distribution will add more problems when traders do not possess the right knowledge on how to do it right. Generally, shipping products across the world is an exciting prospect as it does not only generate more profits but also signify an actual trust

Hidden Cost in Shipping You Might NOT be Aware Of

As a retailer, you agree on a price and put down a deposit for your goods to be shipped. Yet, when you go to pick them up and do the payment, the courier tells you that they drove further than expected or they did wait in line longer – so they doubled the price without

3 Systems to Maximise Order Fulfillment

Consumer experience is important for businesses as it helps them build credibility and gain trust from customers, thus leading to business success. Order fulfilment, in this regard, is the key process in determining consumer experience. As mentioned in Keely L. Croxton’s study, order fulfilment is a process in which customers interact directly with firms. It