Flows and Tolls Archive

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency = Robust Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is a cumbersome process as sometimes, it does not provide transparency and traceability. Most of supply chain cycle also needs much concern in order to achieve better results, which is not very effective for most retailers. Increasing adoption of blockchain technology has helped supply chain management and retailers to conduct a robust

Blockchain Technology: 5 Benefits Retailers Can Reap

Blockchain is gaining its popularity. From healthcare, supply chain, education to Government niches, blockchain is far more than a technology that we need for a more powerful process. Research from IDC expects that blockchain will see robust growth in Asia-Pacific in 2021. There will be approximately 25 percent of Global A1000 companies that will use

How Supply Chain Can Mitigate Macrotrend Risks

There is a belief that proactive company can turn a potentially disastrous situation into a market opportunity – of course, with proper forethought and action. The story of Nokia, for example, they bounced back in late 2000 after a fire damaged water inventory at their supplier’s factory, which then affected their production. Nokia’s quick response

Role of Logistics for SME in ASEAN Integration

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has made extraordinary progress since it was first founded in 1967. It has transformed into an increasingly well-regulated, dynamic, and creative platform for trade and commerce as the world’s fastest-developing economic region. Economically, ASEAN as a region has achieved significant progress and prosperity. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has

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

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

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

Logistics Flowchart: Understanding How Good Logistics Work

Logistics goes beyond unifying processes and parties. In specific terms, logistics  is all about data leverage and collaboration, meaning that it takes a piece of data and combines it with others. Logistics should provide comprehensive reporting capabilities and an audit trail. Descartes mentioned that logistics should provide unprecedented levels of coordination and control of the

Flows and Tolls: International Trade in Logistics

In international trade, logistics chain must foresee from the moment in which company decides to export or import goods. The delivery of international trade is not same as local or global trade. It affects design of packaging materials and terms of delivery. Bemar Group has defined some terms and conditions you should fulfil for international