Realistic Tips to Minimize Inventory Damage

Minimize Inventory Damage

Managing a warehouse that holds large quantities of inventory, worth millions of Rands, is no easy feat. A warehouse manager faces daily challenges that can make life a little tricky. One of the top challenges faced is damaged warehouse inventory, and this can have a negative effect on order fulfillment and achieving service level agreements. Here are a few practical …

#Womens Month: Tshidi Morabi creates app to track scholar transport

#WomensMonth: Tshidi Morabi creates app to track scholar transport

You recently developed a mobile app. Could you tell me more about it? Yes, LocTransie mobile app was launched early July 2019. The app was developed to address social issues i.e. safety, environmental issues, comfort and peace of mind. Parents, who use scholar transport, are always worried if their kids arrived safely at school and if they were dropped off …

The Challenges and Solutions of Packaging Management

The Challenges and Solutions of Packaging Management

Packaging management logistics is a critical aspect for any company that creates a product requiring durable packaging, safe distribution, and the ability to track it all securely. Packaging Logistics In fact, packaging management can be one of the biggest headaches within a company. Particularly for manufacturers of delicate, perishable, or sterile goods, there are stringent packaging regulations that are important …

How Start-ups can save Money through 4PL Logistics

How Start-ups can save Money through 4PL Logistics

A must read guide for saving money through 4 PL Logistics If you are starting out a new business or have a high-growth start-up, one of your most immediate needs is to associate with a logistics firm. Why, you may ask. Handling and transporting different types of goods and industrial products can be a challenging task and the way a …

4 Ways Supply Chain Technology Can Help You “Go Green”

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Sustainability initiatives and efforts to “go green” are trending throughout every industry in every country, and many are focusing on the supply chain. There are a number of reasons why companies are prioritizing sustainability. These range from concerns around climate change, the need to save money and streamline operations, to increase eco-friendly customer bases and the need to please investors …

Faster Deliveries Call for More On-Demand Warehousing Services

Over the past year or so, we have seen an increase in faster delivery times, which puts pressure on retailers to keep up with customer expectations. With these changes, the idea of on-demand space within warehouses is gaining traction. On-demand warehousing has the potential for businesses working on a local scale as well as those within international distribution networks, who …

Interesting Facts About Imports and Exports

Interesting Facts About Imports and Exports

Imports and exports—the staples of international trade—may seem like terms that have little bearing on everyday life for the average person, but they can, in fact, exert a profound influence on both the consumer and the economy. In today’s global economy, consumers are used to seeing products and produce from every corner of the world in their local malls and stores. …

Challenges Faced by The Supply Chain & How Technology Can Help

Challenges Faced by The Supply Chain & How Technology Can Help

Lack of visibility in the supply chain, from the manufacturer to the wholesaler, distributor, the reseller and even the end consumer is one of the biggest challenges faced today. It often leads to a number of issues, from stock losses to pricing inflation, uncertain availability and increased time to market. This lack of visibility also make it nearly impossible to …

THE FUTURE OF FREIGHT – TRENDS YOU NEED TO BE FOLLOWING.

THE FUTURE OF FREIGHT – TRENDS YOU NEED TO BE FOLLOWING.

Understanding trends that shape the future of any industry can immediately catapult to becoming a respected figure in your commerce. Freight forwarding is one of the most competitive industries to work within, and by understanding the latest and future trends throughout freight and logistics, you can compete with some of the biggest multinational companies. Here is a list of some …

The Power of Technology in Making Cross-border Trade Easier

The Power of Technology in Making Cross-border Trade Easier

With a massive shift in retail trends, driven by the growing access to and use of the internet and the new and innovative technologies that support the move towards an online retail environment, consumers are now able to access almost all stores and products through online platforms. Technology has done more than just change how people communicate with one another …