Logistics Archive

4 Secrets to Successful Leadership in Logistics & Supply Chains 

Logistics and supply chain management demands unique leadership capabilities. Logistics represents a large investment for most companies, so a strong leader is critically required to develop innovative solutions to optimise logistics and supply chain strategy as well as operations to gain a competitive advantage. Logistics and supply chains cover a broad area that can only

Logistics Insights in 2021: What Skills are In-demand & What Trends Shape The Industry? 

Covid-19 has led to an unprecedented crisis in many businesses globally, forcing most employees to undergo an overnight transition into remote workers. Be it a temporary policy for companies or evolves into a permanent one, it is imminent that the pandemic accelerated an organisation’s digital transformation journey. In-demand skills & talent mobility  LinkedIn predicted that

Future Shock: Are You Up to the Omnichannel Challenge?

Picture this: You stand outside and hear thunder. Looking up to the sky, you see a dark grey cloud. You take out your smartphone to find a website selling umbrellas. After choosing the style and colour, you press ‘Order’. In a mere 5 minutes, a drone is hovering above you, gently delivering the purchase into

8 Myths about Careers in Logistics and Supply Chains 

There are various reasons why people are attracted to pursue a career in logistics and supply chain. Some say that the big industry has a lot of opportunities for career advancements. A broad scope of a business, many levels of employees, as well as the fact that it deals with global business are some factors

The State Automation in Healthcare Logistics 

The world could finally see a glimmer of hope amidst the pandemic, as more countries are rolling out vaccination programmes. And now, the attention will turn to the recovery and a return to normal operations. Supply chains will play an integral role in this effort and might emerge in a different shape. But, COVID-19 might

How to Cut Supply Chain Costs Post-Pandemic 

The COVID-19 outbreak has shaken up the global supply chain to its core. Not only has the supply and demand halted, but the outbreak has also led the economy to shrink – thus driving supply chain leaders to rethink and transform their global supply chain model. The pandemic has forced businesses around the world to

5 Priorities for Retail Supply Chain during the On-Going COVID-19 Pandemic 

As the COVID-19 cases continue to rise globally, retailers have stepped up their efforts when it comes to providing consumers with essential goods and to protect the health and wellbeing of communities. In 2020, the global trade witnessed a significant downturn due to reduction of Chinese imports and the subsequent decline in activity. As of

Supply Chain Strategic Partnership & Partnership Maintaining 

One study showed that strategic suppliers partnership has a positive and significant effect on the integration of supply chain and supply chain performance. Supply chain partnership also helps increase the cooperation and communication between functions and firms, such as balancing production, synchronizing logistics, and shortening the time to market new products remarkably. Strengthening flexibility and

Culture Integration and Adaptation in Supply Chain 

Organisational culture is a common cultural value growing up with a development of an enterprise. Generally, a culture will affect behaviour of firms, consistency of supply chain, and then enhance the cohesion and competence of supply chain. Cultural integration and adaptation is on the top of supply chain integration, which can be divided into integration

Logistics and Supply Chain Jobs are Vulnerable to Automation 

Automation is changing the paradigms in traditional warehouse operations. Logistics companies across the globe seek to enhance the order accuracy through the use of material handling equipment, conveyor systems and robotic automation. E-commerce as the unseparated bottomline of logistics also brings a great challenge for more efficient, low-cost delivery processes to distribute customers’ orders in