Are drones really the future of delivery?

July 1, 2019

In today’s on-demand economy, consumers have come to expect rapid delivery times. Drone technology represents one way e-commerce businesses can accelerate delivery times. Unlike delivery trucks, drones can travel “as the crow flies” – skipping over traffic congestion and complicated navigation paths. According to The Walker Sands Future of Retail 2016 Study, 79% of US consumers said they would be “very likely” or “somewhat likely” to request drone delivery if their package could be delivered within an hour. What’s more, faster fulfilment times brought about by drones could result in lower shipping costs for the customers, meaning more sales and higher revenues for businesses.

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How to Manage Your Supply Chain

Infographic | December 11, 2019

Effective produce software integrates seamlessly with your shopfloor systems to offer complete product movement visibility from farm to fork. Here's how streamlined operations should look throughout the supply chain process. Fenn Label/Package Record harvest Print PTI dates and compliant locations for GSI and GTIN each item barcodes

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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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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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Keys to change management in supply management

Infographic | March 9, 2020

Both internal and external factors have accelerated change in supply chains, and as a result, many supply chain organizations are undergoing a digital transformation. 83% of supply chain organizations have technology environments that are evolving to meet customer and business needs. With transformation comes additional employee responsibilities and changes to how they work. Organizations must manage change carefully to ensure it is embraced at all levels.

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The shipping & receiving process

Infographic | December 12, 2019

Within the supply chain process, there is a much smaller piece of the puzzle that is arguably the most critical component in maintaining accurate inventory: The Shipping and Receiving Logistics Process. Inventory is not Initially rec.. and reported accurately during these processes

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What Is Wasted Motion Costing Your Warehouse?

Infographic | February 3, 2020

According to the US Census Bureau: There are roughly 957,000 U.S. Warehouse Workers. The Average Warehouse Worker Wastes -8 Minutes Per Hour Walking To Printers & Computers. That's the distance from NYC to Atlanta in wasted motion! Eliminate it with Mobile Powered Workstations.

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