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Performance Management in Supply Chain & Operations 

Today, material planners, customer order managers, and professionals outside supply chain departments can easily prioritise their daily operations by using cross-functional supply chain information. However, according to a Deloitte survey, there are two sides of trade-offs which will greatly affect the developments and should be the focus on professionals and supply chain managers. First, with

4 Core Supply Chain Capabilities

Organisations are moving away from focusing their supply chain efforts on functional excellence to leveraging supply chain as a strategic capability, Deloitte study found. With this, supply chain firms should fulfil the core capabilities that form the functional backbone of the supply chain itself. These core capabilities also help supply chain operations at leveraging its

Managing Software Supply Chain Risk

Supply chain goes beyond manufacturing and delivering physical items. Supply chain today is associated with the development and operation of a software system, commonly known as supply-chain-management-software (software supply chain). Software supply chain is a tool used in executing supply chain transactions, managing supplier relationships and controlling associated business processes. It commonly includes customer-requirement processing,

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

Stay Up-to-Date with These 5 Levels of Freight Automations

Generation 4.0 – the application of the Internet of Things, the use of advanced robotics, the application of advanced analytics of big data: place sensors in everything, create networkers everywhere, automate anything, and analyse everything to significantly improve performance and customer satisfaction. Do you agree with the statement above? If the answer is yes, you

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

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,

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