Fourth of July and the Supply Chain 2019

July 3, 2019

As Americans get ready to celebrate the nation’s 243rd Independence Day, the National Retail Federation is making its annual list of projections for spending. Holidays have a big impact on the supply chain, and the Fourth of July is no exception.

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Bubble Post specialises in durable and efficient first -and last mile delivery. Dry, cold and refrigerated goods are consolidated at the city rim and easily distributed into the city centre with small and fast ecological vehicles. Bubble Post reduces the environmental, human and economic cost of the last mile, bringing happiness back into the urban future.

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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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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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INVESTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN PREPAREDNESS

Infographic | March 23, 2020

from complex emergencies to sudden onset responses, recent cooperative studies tri HELP Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University. Action Contre la Faim France, Global Logistics Cluster, If RC, Save the Childern International and INICEF, show just how important preparedness action can be across die humanitarian supply chain.

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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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Building A Green Supply Chain In 2020

Infographic | February 11, 2020

With visibility across the supply chain, Procurement is perfectly equipped to implement and enforce sustainable practices. How can the function promote responsible, ethical, green practices in the new decade? Check out the infographic below to learn more.

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Warehouse Safety

Infographic | February 21, 2020

Health and Safety is a major concern for the Supply Chain & Logistics industries, where hazards and workplace accident risk are significant. We’ve gathered some stats from Safe Work Australia to illustrate the above, as well as recommendations on how to run a safe warehouse:

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Bubble Post

Bubble Post specialises in durable and efficient first -and last mile delivery. Dry, cold and refrigerated goods are consolidated at the city rim and easily distributed into the city centre with small and fast ecological vehicles. Bubble Post reduces the environmental, human and economic cost of the last mile, bringing happiness back into the urban future.

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