According to the PwC report on Transportation & Logistics 2030, no supply chain will ever be 100 percent secure. While technology can help increase security, apparently it is not enough. No wonder, enhancing security levels is a major priority for governments and companies and the reliance on technology is continuously growing. The global security market
Many people often believe that logistics and supply chains fall in the same categories. Yet, these terms have their own functions in the logistics industries. For instance, supply chains represent the overall sourcing, processing and delivery of goods to the end customers, while logistics specifically focuses on moving and storing goods between different supply chain
In 2017 and 2018, Accenture iDefense stated that organisations need to enhance their threat intelligence capabilities to stay ahead of cyberthreats, rather than just activate their incident response strategy only when their networks are breached. Strong investment in cybersecurity has not been lacking. But despite these investments, relentless creativity of cybercriminals continues to put pressure
Selecting an automated print and apply system can be a demanding task, especially if it is your first time using automated labelling. One of the key components of print and apply system is the print engine itself. The print engine is the component that performs printing functions and more such as receiving and processing data.
The rise of the internet and smartphones enable shoppers to diligently shop using both online and offline channels to place orders, pay, collect and return purchases. According to a Wirecard report, there is a clear preference for digital shopping channels in combination with physical ones in order to benefit from fast availability online, compare prices,
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
Around one-sixth of all energy used by industry ends up as waste heat, as reported by researchers at Swansea University. Then the heat is emitted into the atmosphere, resulting in a massive amount of carbon footprint in the thin air. Specifically, waste heat is heat produced by a machine or other process that uses energy.
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
Online shopping trend is getting bigger following the trend of urban consumers, as discussed in our previous article. Among 1 billion people in the world, about 60 percent are going to live in an urban environment in 2030, implying that there will be a significant increase in online shopping. And with the increasing volumes of
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