logistics and supply chain Archive

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

Green(ware)house: The Effect of Green Warehouse for Environment and Company

Warehouse can be a leading trend in energy efficient design as small measures can make a big difference. Heating and lightning will be the two largest energy uses for warehouses. These two elements are also the best targets for improving efficiency. From energy conservative to updated lighting, heating, and cooling technologies, numerous techniques are provided

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

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

Warehouse Safety: 3 Common Warehouse Hazards and How to Prevent Them

Warehouse can be a hazardous place to work. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reported that there are more than 5000 workers getting fatal injury during work in 2016, followed by 1,252 roadway incidents, 849 falls, slips, and trips, and 500 homicides in all sectors of logistics. Not only reduce productivity and cost financially, fatal

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,

B2B Marketing Strategy Tips for Logistics Company

The digital revolution has changed the world and the logistics industry is not prone to the transformation it brings. In today’s era of digitalisation, marketing is undergoing an evolution that it also impacts the B2B (business-to-business) marketing strategy. In an effort to stay relevant in business, marketer needs to focus on multiples tactics while simultaneously

How the Evolution of Consumer Behaviour is Changing Logistics Service

Nowadays, shopping experience is almost unrecognisable to that of just a decade ago. The comfort and easiness coming from digital technology is changing consumer behavior too. Now they have shifted where, when, why, and how they shop. Days where you have to jostle with the crowd to purchase your favourite clothing brand have long gone.

6 Top Careers in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The changes in customer behavior influenced by digital technology has driven the growth of online retails. Amidst today’s fast-paced world, the increasing demand for instant gratification is also shaping the future of logistics and supply chain management as more customers are calling for rapid delivery of their purchases. This creates a big business opportunities for

Most Wanted Skills in Logistic And Supply Chain 2018

Are you thinking about pursuing a new career this year? Have you ever considered diving your head into logistics and supply chain industry? When hearing ‘logistics jobs’, there are good chances that most people will think about a job involving the delivery of products from one point to another. While this is not wrong, this