Logistics Archive

5 Productivity Hacks for Logisticians 

Logistics job is widely known as a challenging occupation that is growing rapidly nowadays. It’s a global scale distribution of goods that requires meticulous work and of course, a lot of other factors are involved as well. We are expected to see more challenges ahead as the logistics industry is predicted to grow rapidly. Statistics

10 Skills Required TO BE a Data Warehouse Consultant 

  Data Warehouse Consultant is one of the most tempting jobs with a big paycheck around $42.0 an hour – that’s $87,367 a year. The job growth is also good with 9 percent growth between 2018 and 2028 with 10,500 job opportunities available, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics. While the job offers

Building Supply Chain Future with 3D Printing 

3D printing, known as “additive manufacturing”, has been capturing the imagination of everyone from entrepreneurs to at-home hobbyists in recent years. Today, there is a growing surge in mainstream interest in 3D printing, with exciting new breakthroughs and applications being introduced periodically. Among commercial industries, there is a growing hype and excitement that 3D printing

No Supply Chain Can be 100% Secure: Here is What TO DO 

Today’s new security systems allow threatening materials, weapons, drugs and currency to be detected and identified automatically, even in concealed shipments. Even so, enhancing security levels should still become a major priority for governments and companies due to reliance on technology that is continuously growing. For instance, in some parcel bomb incident discoveries, the US

Digital Platforms in Freight Networks Supply Chain 

Digital freight networks (DFN) are a new class of freight service providers that combine technology, data, and a dense network of carriers and shippers to reduce the inefficiencies in the freight industry. Unlike traditional brokers and asset-based carriers that focus primarily on transporting freight, DFNs move freight more efficiently while also providing insights that help

Preparing Supply Chain for AI, Blockchain & Machine Learning: 5 Questions to Ask

Data is the new oil – it becomes more essential than ever. Technological leaps like blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning run on data. They’re already beginning to transform supply chain operations across many sectors. So, is your supply chain organization prepared to adopt these emerging technologies and generate operational improvements to deliver the anticipated

2 Types of Inventory Control Systems 

Inventory control systems are technology solutions that integrate all aspects of an organization’s inventory tasks, including shipping, purchasing, receiving, warehouse storage, turnover, tracking, and reordering. While there are some debates regarding the differences between inventory management and inventory control, the truth is that a good inventory control system does it all by taking a holistic

The Complexity of Port Call Operations

Port call operations involve a substantial number of actors. Upon reaching the coastal area, the maritime authority is involved, including pilots and tug operators or other supporting nautical services required to bring a ship from a port area to berth. Port providers that deal with port call operations are also there to ensure that everything

Performance Management in Supply Chain & Operations 

Today, material planners, customer order managers, and professionals outside supply chain departments can easily prioritise their daily operations by using cross-functional supply chain information. However, according to a Deloitte survey, there are two sides of trade-offs which will greatly affect the developments and should be the focus on professionals and supply chain managers. First, with

4 Core Supply Chain Capabilities

Organisations are moving away from focusing their supply chain efforts on functional excellence to leveraging supply chain as a strategic capability, Deloitte study found. With this, supply chain firms should fulfil the core capabilities that form the functional backbone of the supply chain itself. These core capabilities also help supply chain operations at leveraging its