Supply Chain and Blockchain: How Do they Go Together?

January 26, 2020

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The supply chain consists of a complex network of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and consumers. Consequently, a product goes through multiple stages in its supply chain lifecycle. It gets transferred through hundreds of hands, from one geographical location into another. This entire activity may take months. The supply chain is tricky as it’s extremely difficult for customers or buyers to trace back the product’s origin. As a result, it becomes both intransparent and costly.

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Our company was formed on foundation of best practices in logistics and warehouse management, coupled with commitment towards process efficiency for cost-effective supply chain management. We sprouted as strategic partner to 3PL providers, evolved within logistics and warehouse transformation management, and has now emerged as specialist in supply chain and logistics consulting.

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Transportation Technology: A Source Of Clarity For Supply Chains In Need

Article | April 15, 2020

Transportation has always been the cornerstone of the supply chain and arguably its most targeted area when something goes wrong with a shipment. Why is my package late? What is my load’s current location? What is the ETA for my order? These are the daily questions that come from warehouses, distribution centers, and their end consumers – and they’re being asked now more than ever. Answering these questions requires holistic visibility into your supply chain that can only be achieved with the right mix of transportation technology and data management.

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Schneider Electric for suppliers

Article | June 27, 2020

At Schneider Electric, meeting our customers’ expectations is a key priority. As concern over COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) grows, we are monitoring developments to this situation globally, as well as following local health and government regulations, continually assessing and responding to changes. Our Business Continuity Plan (BCP) has been tested and implemented in geographies impacted. This plan includes health and safety, supply chain, lifecycle management services, and IT infrastructure. Schneider Electric operations meet the criteria of an essential critical infrastructure as defined by most governments. While we do not anticipate interruptions to our operations, local governments may require temporary containment measures. In these cases, we comply with local laws, and in most cases seek support from local authorities to maintain critical business operations as an essential business for our communities.

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Reverse Logistics: A Priority for Distribution Strategy

Article | April 15, 2020

The rapid growth of e-commerce continues to create new challenges for retailers as they plan distribution strategies. One of those challenges is managing the high volume of returns. One in three shoppers returns items, and more than half read a company’s returns policy before making a purchase. Retailers lose $50 billion annually due to inefficiencies in processing returns, and distribution centers handling returns need 15% to 20% more space than a traditional facility.

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Ultimate guide to warehouse logistics: Enhance organization, movement, and management

Article | October 19, 2020

Warehouse logistics is the heart of any supply chain operation, assimilating and dispatching goods to ensure availability and timely delivery. With more consumers turning to e-commerce, it’s important for businesses of all sizes to bolster the supply chain to handle the e-commerce business model. According to research conducted by BigCommerce, the top three factors that influence consumers’ online purchasing decisions are convenience, cost and free shipping. In fact, the National Retail Federation (NRF) found that 75% of consumers expect delivery to be free even for orders under $50.

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LCA

Our company was formed on foundation of best practices in logistics and warehouse management, coupled with commitment towards process efficiency for cost-effective supply chain management. We sprouted as strategic partner to 3PL providers, evolved within logistics and warehouse transformation management, and has now emerged as specialist in supply chain and logistics consulting.

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