The last mile in the supply chain

Last-mile logistics is arguably the most important stage in the entire supply chain. This generally includes receiving an order from a warehouse and delivering it on time to the right…

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Optimizing warehouse space

Optimizing the storage capacity of a warehouse is a delicate balance between using available space and maximizing productivity and profit. Every square centimeter of the surface area in a warehouse…

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What is inventory management?

Usually, companies do cycle counts to check inventory balances at the end of either each financial year or calendar year. This activity is fundamental in stock management. However, what does…

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Types of inventory in warehouses

Understanding different types of inventory stockpiles better can lead to supply chain improvement opportunities. Maintaining stock of goods is a cost for the company, while at the same time, this…

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Improving warehouse picking processes

Inventory picking is an important element of warehouse operations. When designed well, it will allow operators to make the entire order preparation cycle efficient. The efficiency of picking procedures directly…

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Optimize supply chain performance in healthcare

Logisticians often seek to improve supply chain performance and efficiency to increase productivity and provide a better competitive advantage for their business. Optimizing the supply chain can mean many things…

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How to motivate supply chain/logistics staff?

As with any other industry, it is important to keep staff motivated in supply chain and logistics. Motivating your employees helps create a climate of continuous improvement. Employee engagement should…

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Inventory Management Efficiency

Inventory management is an important part of supply chain management. Inventory management can be very vaguely described as optimizing the inventory level between maximum and minimum acceptable levels for every…

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Warehouse Picking Process Mistakes

Picking mistakes can cost a business significantly in terms of productivity. This is especially true if you run an e-commerce business that sells items exclusively online. Sending the wrong item,…

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What is a dangerous good?

When it comes to international supply chain and transportation, the term dangerous goods takes a very specific meaning. It may surprise you that many items that are considered dangerous goods…

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