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Knowing Supply Chains Better: Terms You Should Know

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

Recovering Process for Supply Chain in The COVID-19 Crisis 

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis without a modern parallel. The lack of precedent for a black swan event so broad in its impact across geographic, demographic, and economic sectors explains why many public and private sector organisations were already becoming strained before the WHO officially declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Today,

5 Affordable Procurement Software in 2020 

In this day and age, businesses can make the best use of technology to help them make a difference in terms of the acquisition of supplies. In this case, procurement software does just that. Procurement software helps automate the purchasing process and manages all activities related to an organisation’s expenditure. It makes complex processes easier,

10 Best Countries for Logistics & Supply Chain Business: 2020 Index 

Agility’s annual survey, which pooled 780 supply chain professionals, recorded overall pessimism about the global economy, with 64 percent respondents saying a recession likely happens. Only 12 percent of executives said a recession will unlikely happen. At the same time, logistics executives predicted that companies will ride out any turbulence in trade relations between the

Defending Logistics & Transportation from Cyberattacks 

In June 2017, one of the biggest ransomware attacks targeted a shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, costing the company an estimated $300 million with no way to clean the infected computer system. Maersk had to rebuild a significant portion of its IT infrastructure, installing over 50.000 new PCs, servers, and applications over the next two weeks. 

Coronavirus Impact on Port and Economy Globally 

American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has issued a statement highlighting the impacts that Covid-19 (coronavirus) has upon the ports, the shipping industry, the logistics, the economy, and the human health. As stated in the AAPA Press Release, Covid-19 will impact cargo volumes at several ports during the first quarter of 2020, as they might

How to Set Min and Max Inventory Levels for Your Logistics

Min/Max inventory remains a popular inventory management approach to capture opportunistic sales by carrying safety stock and amalgamates volumes to reduce pricing and incoming freight costs. To avoid stockouts, you should set the minimum and maximum levels quite high, yet low enough so you do not increase the risk of expiration or damage of the

Supply Chain Challenges Behind E-Commerce Fulfillment 

E-commerce represents a powerful sales channel and a growth opportunity for businesses. The growth of e-commerce has also outgrown its infancy as it’s rapidly moving into second-stage maturity, implying that the supply chain needs to constantly evolve and adapt to solve the challenges posed by this fast-growing business channel. Surveying more than 200 transportation decision-makers

The Ultimate Guide for Retailers  to Enter International eCommerce

eCommerce is reshaping the global retail market since the turn of the century’s booming of online shopping trends. Internet access has reached all corners of the world while smartphones have quickly become an intrinsic part in the lives of billions of people. In this case, eCommerce has opened up a whole new shopping world, providing

The Top Concerns of Global Logistics and Supply Chain in 2020 

Logistics and supply chain world has gone through a massive transformation due to the changes in customer demands and technological innovations. Environmental responsibility has also urged companies to adopt the eco-friendly system without losing the touch of solid customer experience. Logistics and supply chain leaders on IMO regulations cited that there is a myriad topic