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Global supply chains are facing several challenges, including bottlenecks at key ports, labor shortages, increasing consumer demands, and scarce resources. Digitizing the supply chain connects the many moving parts to facilitate efficient and consistent processes.
Industry 4.0 is making its way into every industry, including logistics. Technology like robotics, IoT, and big data are increasingly used to overcome supply chain obstacles to develop more efficient processes, dubbed Supply Chain 4.0.
Shipping labels are the most important aspect in the transportation process since a wrong shipping label or if one is missing, it can lead to packages not being delivered, have a very late delivery, which affects the business operations and customer satisfaction. In this blog, we’ll discuss shipping labels and its importance in business operations.
In the present cutthroat era, starting your freight forwarding business from ground level can be difficult, but it’s highly rewarding at the same time. Without proper guidance, knowledge, skill sets, and execution, you may commit mistakes that may prove to be very costly in the long run. Starting a business requires you to understand each business element with the current trends and practices in the industry you are going into. So, in today’s blog, we will discuss how you can successfully start a freight forwarding business and that too the right way.
In this article, we’ll look at some of the best supply chain KPIs and some tips on how to improve these metrics. These are quantifiable measurements used to determine supply chain performance and efficiency, whether it’s meeting set goals and objectives.
The process of finding the right trucking partner can be challenging, especially if you are new and in the process of establishing your business. As the reputation and profitability of your company depend on the reliability of your trucking partner, you should not take any shortcuts in the evaluation process. In this blog, we will discuss some key factors to consider while searching for a suitable trucking partner in order to establish a conducive entviornment for your business to flourish.
In today’s time starting a trucking business can prove to be very lucrative and rewarding. This not only relies on the fact freight has a number of unique advantages but also that trucking industry offers far more advantages over other modes of transportation. A majority of businesses rely on the trucking business to ensure quick shipment and deliver goods throughout the country in a secure manner.
In this blog, we’ll talk about the key steps to take into consideration while starting a trucking business.
Transportation is an essential link of the logistics system, acting as a branch of material production and transporting goods. Road transport is the most extensively used mode of transportation used for both domestic and commercial purposes. Ranging from cost effectiveness to high flexibility, there are numerous factors which act as significant advantages in this mode of transportation; however, there are certain drawbacks which cannot be overlooked. Let us discuss some advantages and disadvantages of Road Transport in this blog.
Warehouse space, if available is too expensive, that is unless space utilization can increase 10 – 30% by simply adding elevation of storage capacity. Before going up, feet on the ground, there is a reason 3PLs (third-party logistics), distribution centers, warehouses, and manufacturing work cells have not considered adding a layer of shelving, racking, and conveyance. The limitation of the reach trucks needed to strategically “go up” have prohibited getting access to the extra level of mezzanine capacity. This constraint has been solved with robotics and industrial technology.
Freight Forwarding Company manages all logistical aspects of shipping cargo by air or sea. Freight forwarding is the movement of goods on behalf of the cargo owner. They coordinate the booking of cargo space on the vessel, the insurance of your goods, the real-time monitoring of your cargo, and the preparation of all necessary documents for the end customer.