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Driver Shortage: How Does It Affect the Supply Chain Industry?

In the past 15 years, the trucking industry has struggled with truck driver shortages, according to a report by ATA analysis 2019. For example, in 2018, the number of demands for truck drivers was 160,000, 20 percent higher from 2017. It is predicted that the need for truck drivers will increase from time to time

Choosing the Right Print Engine for Seamless Labelling

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.

Why You Should Change Your EDI Partners?

A brief about EDI logistics To achieve effective and efficient logistics and supply chain practices in each process is almost impossible without the presence of technology today. In most cases, technology plays crucial roles in our everyday end-to-end communication between logistics providers and clients. Thanks to Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) technology, the daunting tasks of

Hidden Cost in Shipping You Might NOT be Aware Of

As a retailer, you agree on a price and put down a deposit for your goods to be shipped. Yet, when you go to pick them up and do the payment, the courier tells you that they drove further than expected or they did wait in line longer – so they doubled the price without

Blockchain Technology: 5 Benefits Retailers Can Reap

Blockchain is gaining its popularity. From healthcare, supply chain, education to Government niches, blockchain is far more than a technology that we need for a more powerful process. Research from IDC expects that blockchain will see robust growth in Asia-Pacific in 2021. There will be approximately 25 percent of Global A1000 companies that will use

How Urban Farming Reinvent Supply Chain

Imagine growing your own food instead of grasses in your garden, won’t it be much worthy? Amidst the rapid development of digital technology, farming remains essential to provide life necessities. With limited availability of land in the city, it comes as no surprise that urban farming has become a new buzzword. While growing food in

Role of Logistics for SME in ASEAN Integration

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has made extraordinary progress since it was first founded in 1967. It has transformed into an increasingly well-regulated, dynamic, and creative platform for trade and commerce as the world’s fastest-developing economic region. Economically, ASEAN as a region has achieved significant progress and prosperity. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has

How to Help Disabled Workers Improve Warehouse Productivity

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported over 440,000 workers in manufacturing were injured in 2015. This huge number suggested that warehouse can be considered as identical with difficult and heavy tasks that could be dangerous for workers when not done carefully. Owing to this reason, some people might think that it is almost impossible for

Supply Chain 101: How to Choose Between Air and Ocean Freight

When delivering goods globally, you should first know flows and tolls of international trade. After that, you should decide the right freight according to your client’s necessities. Choosing the right freight for your delivery process is as important as any other regulation in trade globally. There are 2 types of freight you can use effectively

How to Choose the Right Mobile Printers

Warehouse in logistics gets more advanced since technology increases continuously. As a way to improve productivity and performance in warehouse, many logistics company employ mobile printers to help their workers in labelling. Not only improving the labelling process, mobile printers also benefit workers and logistics in terms of receiving docks, cross-docking, putaway tasks, picking tasks,