16 Surprising Facts About Shipping You Should Know

February 14, 2018

The idea of shipping dates back thousands of years – and today, container shipping is one of the leading means of transporting goods. In fact, it’s responsible for moving an estimated 95% of all manufactured goodsaround the world.

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Kuehne + Nagel

With over 67,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

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WORKING OF LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Mechanism of Logistics Management. A proper supply chain may include transportation, shipping, receiving, storage supplier. Manufacture transmit load to supplier, warehouse and 3 PL Providers & Packages will be given to the local facility.

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SHIPPING SOLUTIONS FOR ECOMMERCE

Infographic | January 31, 2020

Choosing your packaging: When choosing what material to use for your products, it's important to consider the following: Packaging size packaging weight. Packaging durability: Will it maintain its integrity in bad weather. Origin country 2 product fragility product shape. Eco-friendly packaging options.

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Supply Chain Analytics Trends and Success Factors

Infographic | January 20, 2020

In 2019, APQC surveyed supply chain professionals regarding the use of analytics in the supply chain. It conducted a similar survey in 2016. Without stakeholder support, financial resources, and skilled talent for analytics activities, organizations will be unable to make use of the key enablers. This infographic from APQC highlights the three enablers organizations need to achieve and maintain success in analytics.

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Your Essential Warehouse

Infographic | December 15, 2019

Regular maintenance of your warehouse should be a central part of the company's safety practices. Keeping your warehouse environment spic-and-span fosters a healthy workplace atmosphere, increased efficiency, and fewer accidents.

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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How Blockchain Can Help the Logistics Industry

Infographic | December 6, 2019

India's logistics industry will be worth USD 215 billion by 2020. A significant portion of it is still dependent on manual paperwork. A large number of companies and contractors can lead to delays, lost forms or late approvals. A transparent and decentralised digital ledger system that tracks changes in possession and ownership of goods in real-time.

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Kuehne + Nagel

With over 67,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

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