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Moving Fresh Produce Quickly Through the Supply Chain

Supply chain management when distributing fresh produce

A scientific supply chain management most likely contributes to the success of the produce industry. From planting the most ideal varieties to harvesting the fresh produce at its peak of ripeness, to packing them in custom-made storage for preserved shelf life and even to transporting the fresh goods thousands of miles – everything should be well choreographed or planned. But of course, a careful and detailedsupply chain management distributing goods communication and coordination among shippers, growers, and produce retailers should also be on the list.

And while better supply chain management contributes to the success of many … Read More

Why implement RFID into your warehouse

RFID for warehouse management

Nowadays, more and more warehouses are starting to work towards implementing radio frequency identification, or Warehousing management with RFIDRFID for short, into their warehousing operations. On this page, we are going to take a little look at why you should consider implementing this system, if you have not already, at least.

For those who are unaware, RFID is fairly similar to a barcode system. This means that items can be ‘scanned’. However, you do not have to fumble around to actually scan the code. When the RFID chip, which will normally be embedded into the product packaging or … Read More

Warehousing storage policies to improve efficiency

The impact that storage policies can have on your warehouse efficiency

Running a warehouse is certainly not an easy feat. With all those stocks or products that need to be stored, one needswarehousing efficiency to make the best use of the space available. This calls for planning and proper allocation. some key considerations also need to be taken into account. For instance, some raw materials may end up perishing if bought in bulk. This leads to wastage and a loss of funds that could have been used in other operations. Another key issue is the efficiency of the warehouse. You need … Read More

How to make your warehouse storage more environmentally friendly

Improving the greenness of your warehouse

There are a number of reasons as to why you may wish to ‘go green’ with your warehouse. For example; you may green warhousingwish to give a good impression to your customers. Other companies may find that going green is absolutely perfect for reducing the energy costs of a company. You need to consider that going green will be expensive initially. If you do things right, however, you will be surprised at how much money you will be able to save in the long run. On this page, I am going to take a little … Read More

Partnering with a specialist 3PL

Why is partnering with a specialist 3PL provider so important for the NHS and medical industry?

As is evident, the healthcare industry is vital for the diagnosis and treatment of those in need of medical assistance, 3PL for specialist logisticsand as is, more often than not, responsible for saving lives. To function effectively, the Healthcare industry depends upon the efficient distribution and use of medical equipment and medicines alike.

When stocks of medicines run low or equipment breaks down, it is essential that the companies involved have a good 3PL partner they can rely on to act promptly and accurately. A hospital for … Read More

Issues regarding Supply Chain Optimisation and the consultants of supply chain

Supply Chain Optimisation Issuessupply chain optimisation

With the advances of technology in supply chain management, there has been a growing interest in the issue of Supply Chain Optimisation. Though many business owners have heard this term, very few actually know about the details of Supply Chain Optimisation.

Supply Chain Optimisation is, in fact, a method of blending the resources within a supply chain in order to eliminate the problems, which interfere with the procedure. It helps the supply chain to work in a very smooth and cost effective mode.

How optimisation of the process of supply chain helps the business

In … Read More

Freight Logistics modern challenges

What challenges do freight logistics companies face today?freight logistics companies

It doesn’t matter whether a company handles their own freight logistics or outsources to a third party logistics company to do the work for them, the challenges facing the industry in the future remain the same. Logistics is a huge part of the UK economy and while it has seen a downturn in the recent lean years, it remains in a better position than many industries. Yet development and change is inevitable so what are the modern challenges companies face?

On the road

There are many elements to freight logistics but one … Read More

Is the future looking bright for UK logistics companies?

2015 is looking good for the UK logistics industrylogistics companies growing

For many companies, who they employ to handle their logistics can be among the most crucial decisions they make. If their logistics chain doesn’t work properly, then many other areas of the business will fail. But this doesn’t mean that logistics companies aren’t striving to change and develop in their own rights – so is the future bright for logistics companies in the UK? And what changes are they going to be considering in the near future?

Get the figures

According to the Office for National Statistics, the UK logistics … Read More

Reverse Logistics and its Significance

Understanding reverse logistics

Traditionally, reverse logistics is defined as the act of moving the products from its consumption point returned reverse logistics for your businessfrom its point of origin to ensure proper disposal or recapturing its value. This method is used to ensure possible recycling and reusing of materials and also includes interest in avoiding returns and reducing the forward system of materials.

A good reverse logistics company takes care of implementing and planning in reverse supply chain and supports the profit goals to provide maximum value for the assets. It brings an exact management, technology and resources to increase the control and the … Read More

SHD Logistics Awards Winners for 2015

logistics winnersThat time of year came around again on March 19th when all the top logistics names battled it out for their spot of recognition within the industry. Many guests kicked back and relaxed at this fantastic event watching comedian Romesh Ranganathan, whilst eagerly awaiting the outcome of the results to see who will be crowned this year’s winners of various awards such as Corporate Social Responsibility and Operations (large and small) to name a couple.

Whichwarehouse would like to congratulate the winners of the SHD Logistics Awards 2015 for their excellence in this competitive niche and wish them all … Read More

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