warehouse Archive

Is Your Cargo Totally Protected? Here’s How to Make Sure About It 

As per the report by TT Club and BSI, cargo theft from road vehicles accounted for 84 percent of all modalities of theft with 13 percent coming from warehouse/storage areas, 1 percent from freight trains, and 2 percent other areas. Food and beverage, where the most commonly stolen items come from, account for around 19

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

Choosing the Right Print Engine for Seamless Labelling

Selecting an automated print and apply system can be a demanding task, especially if it is your first time using automated labelling. One of the key components of print and apply system is the print engine itself. The print engine is the component that performs printing functions and more such as receiving and processing data.

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

3 Systems to Maximise Order Fulfillment

Consumer experience is important for businesses as it helps them build credibility and gain trust from customers, thus leading to business success. Order fulfilment, in this regard, is the key process in determining consumer experience. As mentioned in Keely L. Croxton’s study, order fulfilment is a process in which customers interact directly with firms. It

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