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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

How to Help Disabled Workers Improve Warehouse Productivity

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported over 440,000 workers in manufacturing were injured in 2015. This huge number suggested that warehouse can be considered as identical with difficult and heavy tasks that could be dangerous for workers when not done carefully. Owing to this reason, some people might think that it is almost impossible for

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

4 Key Factors for Successful Future in Digitised Logistics

Third Wave defined digitisation in logistics as “an automation of processes based on digital information formats. It is replication of real (physical) world in a digital format.” Digitisation is essential cornerstone capability that enables logistics to deliver its true potential. With rapid development of automation, digitisation in supply chain and logistics industry has become much

The Power and Advantage of Mobile Printing in Warehouse

To stay competitive in logistics sectors, warehouse managers should find ways to maximise productivity while increasing speed and accuracy. A comprehensive strategy to achieve this is by implementing mobile printers to help drive down costs and boost productivity. SATO’s white paper on “The Case for Mobile Printing in the Warehouse” found that “mobile printers have

The Right Posture Manufacturing Workers Should Do

Manufacturing industry is manufacture and trade activity based on fabrication, processing, or preparation of products from raw materials and commodities. – Sustainable Development Indicator Group As it deals with processing and preparation, manufacturing usually requires various processes, machineries, and operations through a well-organised plan for each activity. The process, basically, requires workers to bend, press,

Self-Maintained Machine: Tips to Make Maintenance “Transparent” for Warehouse Users

According to OSHA, the most common injury caused by warehouse accident is amputation. It is considered as the most serious workplace injuries that often occurs when workers operate unguardedly or inadequately safeguards mechanical power presses such as power press brakes, powered and non-powered conveyors, printing presses, roll-forming and roll-bending machines, food slicers, and many more.

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

How to Optimise Resource Allocation

Having hard-working employees in your warehouse can give you a lot of benefits. However, if your employee suffers from back disease which makes it difficult for them to lift heavy objects, not only will it disturb their work, it might also affect your company’s bottom line due to decreased productivity. What should you do, then?