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Blockchain & Cryptocurrency = Robust Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is a cumbersome process as sometimes, it does not provide transparency and traceability. Most of supply chain cycle also needs much concern in order to achieve better results, which is not very effective for most retailers. Increasing adoption of blockchain technology has helped supply chain management and retailers to conduct a robust

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

Environmental Pressure on Supply Chain & How to Mitigate It

Amidst the growing issue of global warming, businesses are encouraged to be more sustainable in their production and operations. Especially in supply chain sectors where goods are produced and delivery services are conducted, sustainability should be the number one concern. Additionally, an environmental supply chain management is key to a sustainable business strategy as it

How Supply Chain Can Mitigate Macrotrend Risks

There is a belief that proactive company can turn a potentially disastrous situation into a market opportunity – of course, with proper forethought and action. The story of Nokia, for example, they bounced back in late 2000 after a fire damaged water inventory at their supplier’s factory, which then affected their production. Nokia’s quick response

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

Omni-Channel Logistics: Challenges & Solutions

Technology has changed the way customers approach a product or service. Now, it is easier for a customer to review and buy products or services in a single click through a smartphone or personal computer. The digital world has given a way for consumers to be more empowered and well-informed than ever before, giving the

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

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,

Why Do Freight Rates Keep Fluctuating?

Business dictionary defines freight rate as price charged by transportation carrier for moving an item from one point to another point. Actual amount charged varies based on weight of object being moved, types of commodity being moved, and distance travelled. Thus, it can be concluded that freight rate are bound to change from time to