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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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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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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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. While the economic and social impacts of the pandemic…

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Reverse vs. traditional logistics

Reverse logistics brings many innovations to the world of traditional logistics, an evolving sector, and adaptation to the market. In this article, we will look at reverse logistics vs. forward…

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Managing logistics

Logistics management, which involves, among others, the transport of goods, is a very important part of the business to be taken into account by any company. What is logistics management?…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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