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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

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

Tired of Pending Shipment? 3 Tips for Efficient Logistics Shipping Operation

Efficiency is the key to successful logistics and supply chain management. Upon receiving the purchase order and invoice, you should ensure that the goods are ready to pack and ship in the timely manner. So if lately you receive a lot of complaints from the clients regarding to pending shipment in your logistics company, there

Achieving Hiring Success in Logistics and Supply Chain

Recruitment is one of most fundamental practices to ensure both short and long-term organisation’s growth. Given the importance of human capital for the sustainability of the business, it needs the right hiring strategy to find qualified talents who can perform their functions properly. Not only having skilled competences, talents are also expected to showcase particular

The Assassin Deliveryman

Interview with Muhammad Aidil Abdullah, Singapore Group Leader, Qxpress Pte Ltd The e-commerce market in Singapore is expected to be worth US$5.4bn (S$7.46bn) by 2025, according to a recent report by Temasek and Google. The report states that the Republic’s e-commerce market was valued at US$1bn in 2015, with online shopping making up 2.1 per