Import Export Compliance Examples

1. Discrepancy between gross weight and net weight. A mismatch between the weights showing on the Bill of Lading and a packing list can create significant problems for Customs clearance.…

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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 the different types of inventory stockpiles better can lead to good opportunities to improve supply chain efficiency. Maintaining stock of goods is a cost for the company, while at…

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Improving warehouse picking processes

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

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Optimize supply chain performance in healthcare

Logisticians often seek to improve supply chain performance and efficiency to increase productivity and competitive advantage for their business. Optimizing the supply chain means improving the picking processes, decreasing the…

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How to motivate supply chain employees?

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

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Inventory Management Efficiency

Stored products decrease in quantities as orders are issued, and in response to these fluctuations, we find two key concepts: The maximum stock is determined by the storage capacity of…

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7 Inventory Management Mistakes

Picking mistakes can cost a business dearly. They represent a cost in terms of productivity if yours is an e-commerce business that sells its items online. Think about the damage…

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