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Logistics Technology Trends Shaping the Future

David Rogers, a chairman, director, and a consultant at Asia Pacific Logistics Federation, conducted a study on logistics tech trends that are predicted to shape the future. As a matter of fact, if you see our world today, it certainly is true that time has become a hero of logistics world. Every market player invests

The Holiday Season: Logistics Roles During Peak Seasons

From Easter, Christmas, Eid, to New Year, holidays often become the busiest days for logistic companies because customer’s demands are usually seeing significant growth during these times. Aside from professionals in the logistics industry, few people will probably put any thought into how their beloved consumer products find their way onto shelves. The products are

5 Things to Expect when Designing a Warehouse

In today’s highly competitive business environment, the role of warehouse will go beyond a simple storage solution. Warehouses are now required to provide more flexibility, accessibility, and efficient functionality. Therefore, designing a warehouse is different from designing a house. It requires a perfect and careful planning, as well as extensive consideration of many factors. Colin

6 Top-Notch Technologies to Boost Supply Chain

Technology has been increasingly becoming the key to company’s success, innovation, and competitive edge in today’s digital era. Many organisations are now investing more in technological development to support their businesses. Likewise, technology offers a solution for improved accuracy and increased revenue. Companies that are fully-integrated with automation are outpacing non-integrated companies by 20 percent

5 Extraordinary Ways to Optimise an End-to-End Supply Chain

Nowadays, businesses focus more on customer-centric model. Following the trend, your supply chain should also pay more attention to the end customer. Miebach study noted that companies that optimise their supply chain can potentially reduce inventory costs of total between 20 percent and 30 percent, and even reduce cost for individual items by up to

Future of Delivery: DHL Parcelcopter

Commonly used in military service as well as recreational use, nowadays drone technology is being developed for wider usage in other sectors of industry. Drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle that is controlled by a remote pilot from the ground. According to Business Insider, by 2021, there will be more companies using this technology. However,

4 Common Warehouse Problems and Its Solutions

From time to time, warehouse managers face challenges on how to maximise performance while improving efficiency. In logistics and supply chain industry, running a smooth warehouse management is crucial in ensuring excellent customer buying experience so you have to keep checking whether the right products have been stored in the right place and shipped to

The Next Generation of Logistics: Robotics

The future of logistics is now! Robots are no longer found only in sci-fi movies. As robotics industry continues to grow, more and more companies are bringing the machines on the workplace, including in manufacturing and logistics. Robotic logistics is on the rise as it secures giant investment in the industry. In June 2018, Google

5 Characteristics of Top-Notch Logistics Provider

As your business is expanding, you might need a partner to deliver and distribute your products around the world. In this case, working with a third party logistics (3PL) provider can be an option. According to a recent study, 73 percent 3PL users and 92 percent of 3PL providers agree that 3PL provides new and

First Step into the Future Warehouse

Interview with Stuart Scott, Solutions Marketing Lead (APAC), Zebra Technologies When one thinks of a typical warehouse, one rarely associates it with being modernised, even in this day and age of virtual reality and robotics technology. But that looks set to change. Zebra’s recent Warehouse 2020 APAC Vision Study, which surveyed more than 1,000 professionals