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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

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

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

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

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

How the Internet Transforms the Logistics Industry Today

The logistics industry is a massive market that plays essential role in ensuring the business’ efficiency and meeting customers’ demand. Seamless logistics also helps manage their inventory and transportation that impact on business success. According to a research, 79 percent companies with high-performing supply chains achieve revenue growth greater than the average. As the world

The Rise of the Asian Omni-channel Places 3PLs at a Strategic Crossroads

by Danny Halim, Vice President, Wholesale Distribution and 3PL Industry, JDA Software Asian consumers are driving double-digit growth in e-commerce, giving the APAC region the fastest growth rate in the world. This rapid acceleration is attributed to the easy and affordable access to the Internet via smartphones. Even more stunning is that these smartphones socially

Keep the Good (Stress), Diminish the Bad (Stress).

Every job is tough, and it is common for employees to feel stressed out at certain periods. When we talk about the Supply Chain and Logistics industry, we know that the operation processes has to be precise and in a timely manner as a single error could turn out to be costly. With increasing work