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Cracking the supply-chain success code, with omnichannel logistics

Let’s start off with a simple quiz: Machine-to-machine interaction. Internet of Things. Streamlined supply-chain management. Fulfillment clouds. Anticipatory logistics. If you had a chance to select any one of the above, as a value addition that would bring in...

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine – Overcoming Supplier & Carrier Risks During...

Each year, 20 million drivers meet with fleet accidents. The annual cost of recovery for shipping companies is over $250 billion. Does your company have a system in place to identify carrier risks during pickup and delivery? If you...

Going Down The Green Road: A Look at ‘Green’ Trends in the Trucking Industry

The times are good. International trade continues to flourish every day. The shipping industry is busier than ever. But statistics on carbon footprints left behind by “over-the-road” fleet vehicles are making the rounds, and they do not look good....

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics that Impact Shippers in 2017

Embracing the unconventional is not an option anymore. Dependence on outdated logistic strategies might prove to be fatal, or may even mean bankruptcy. As the technological disruption in the logistics domain continues to diversify, a few top trends are dominating...

4 Ways To Ensure Your Valuable Shipments Arrive Safely

The box is packed, the ribbon tied. The note on it reads “Happy Birthday Sister”, for just like every year, you can’t wait to surprise her with a present. The only problem is the thousand of kilometers between you and your...

Best Practices For Multi-Vendor Management

It’s nearly 10 in the night. You’re relaxing in front of your television set, with a boxful of hot popcorn, all cosy on your couch, when it suddenly dawns on you. It’s your sister’s birthday tomorrow, and you’ve completely...

Challenges in Cross-border E-commerce

Mankind has a penchant for building great things. Things, that push the limits of creativity, and show what human beings are truly capable of. Skyscrapers that are a thousand feet high. Ships that are hundreds of yards long. Airports...

Performance Measures for Freight Transportation

It is said that what gets measured, gets done. And it fits well in the freight transportation segment too. Performance metrics lets you to know your current performance and it also gives directions to devise better processes to become...