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…

Continue Reading Optimizing warehouse space

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…

Continue Reading Optimize supply chain performance in healthcare

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,…

Continue Reading Warehouse Picking Process Mistakes

How can technology help logistics?

The unprecedented events of 2020 forced many of us to radically adapt our personal and professional life to a new reality. At the same time, the economic and social impacts…

Continue Reading How can technology help logistics?

Managing logistics

What is logistics management? Logistics management consists of integrating the planning, organization, and control of everything related to the production, distribution, compliance, and sourcing functions of a company or business.…

Continue Reading Managing logistics

What is a reefer?

A significant amount of cargo moves across the world in reefer containers. But what are reefer containers? What type of products or goods can they transport? Reefers are a type…

Continue Reading What is a reefer?

Incoterms and the Organization

Trade compliance is not the only function within an organization that is concerned with Incoterms. In fact, almost every aspect of supply chain is in someway or another affected by…

Continue Reading Incoterms and the Organization

What does NVOCC mean?

Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier (NVOCC) refers to a transportation operator that does not own any ocean going vessel assets. The transport operator will take care of operations that include…

Continue Reading What does NVOCC mean?

Difference between 3PL and 4PL

The use of 3rd party logistics and 4th party logistics models is a common practice throughout the world. Let's look at what these terms mean. 1PL: First Party Logistic Model…

Continue Reading Difference between 3PL and 4PL

Break of Bulk Points

What is a break of bulk point? In shipping, supply chain and logistics, the break of bulk point refers to the location where goods are moved from one mode of…

Continue Reading Break of Bulk Points