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Right Steps in Selecting Warehouse Management System

Warehouse Management System (WMS) is a software that allows organisations to control and administer warehouse operations, from materials entering the warehouse until the materials are moved out. WMS is important in businesses as it provides visibility into organisations’ inventory at any time and location. Besides, WMS also takes care of picking processes and auditing to

Managing the Increasing Demands of Enterprise Labelling

Customers and business regulations are undergoing continuous change from time to time. At the same time, customers demand more transparent requirements and shipping. When it comes to meeting increasing regulations and customer expectations, companies must provide reams of information which can be achieved by handling instructions to workers who transport the cargo of goods over

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

How Omnichannel Transforms the Logistics World

The rise of the internet and smartphones enable shoppers to diligently shop using both online and offline channels to place orders, pay, collect and return purchases. According to a Wirecard report, there is a clear preference for digital shopping channels in combination with physical ones in order to benefit from fast availability online, compare prices,

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

How Mobile Technology Reshape Supply Chain Management

Mobile technology has played a key role in supply-chain management, particularly in the warehouse. Mobile devices are faster and handier in helping the work of supply chain management, such that it can facilitate advanced communication and help businesses operate more effectively. On this matter, Adrian Gonzales, the director of the Logistics Viewpoints blog, commented that

4 Strategies to Improve Supply Chain Visibility for Better Consumer Experience

Robert van der Meulen said that customers are influenced by their experience of the supply chain – even in the simplest terms, it is easy to see that a late delivery can disappoint, whereas an expedited delivery can delight. As important as Meulen’s message, the delivery of exceptional customer experience is critical to an organisation’s

How to Maximise Warehouse for eCommerce Business

Online shopping trend is getting bigger following the trend of urban consumers, as discussed in our previous article. Among 1 billion people in the world, about 60 percent are going to live in an urban environment in 2030, implying that there will be a significant increase in online shopping. And with the increasing volumes of

International Distribution Challenge with Its Solution

Supply chain is already a complicated process to do – and international distribution will add more problems when traders do not possess the right knowledge on how to do it right. Generally, shipping products across the world is an exciting prospect as it does not only generate more profits but also signify an actual trust

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