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BIG DATA – The Next Big Thing For Logistics And Supply Chain Companies

At the crux of it, Big Data is exactly what the name suggests - enormous amounts of data extracted from hundreds of sources, including operations systems, customer interactions, vendor interactions, weather reports, social media, mobile devices, vehicle diagnostics and...

The Future of Logistics Outsourcing

WHAT’S IN STORE FOR THE FUTURE OF LOGISTICS OUTSOURCING? LET’S MAKE A PREDICTION. A Darwinian approach towards cumulating future possibilities & opportunities in the logistics sector. When you talk about the future, do you have a hunch? Are...

Crash Course on Warehouse Training: 5 Effective Training Practices to Boost Supply Chain Performance

“How do I increase the efficiency of my warehouse assemble line? “ “Simple, get a barcode scanner.” “What about managing my inventory effectively?” “RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) should work” “And how about organising my shipping details?” “Try EDI (Electronic Data Integration).” “While we’re...

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...

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...

What are the Best Practices in Parcel Shipping?

Time and again surveys and studies have been conducted to review and implement best practices for smooth operations in parcel shipping. It has been observed that 37% of shippers are concerned with their ability to ensure on-time delivery; 71%...

10 Best Christmas Gifts to Send Home

The season of joy, merriment, and gifting is round the corner. This festive season you become the Santa Claus for your loved ones by gifting some really cool, quirky, and innovative gifts. Here is a list of 10 best...