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15

01-2017

The Future of Efficient Supply Chains: Warehouse Optimization

By Sharika Dhar

THE MAIN FEATURE OF AN ORGANIZED SUPPLY CHAIN IS A WELL-STRUCTURED AND UPDATED WAREHOUSE. WAREHOUSING PROVIDES AN EDIFICE TO A SYSTEM OF FUNCTIONING WHICH WOULD TOPPLE OVER IF IT IS NOT STRONG AND STRUCTURED. WITH GROWING TIMES, COME GROWING DEMANDS THUS LEADING TO GROWING CHANGES IN THE WAY WAREHOUSING CAN BE KEPT AT ITS BEST AND WITH THE CURRENT TIME, TECHNOLOGY HOLDS THE TORCH FOR THE PERFECT WAY TO OPTIMIZE WAREHOUSING...

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15

01-2019

Can 4PL be the future of supply chain outsourcing?

By Sharika Dhar

Before diving into the current rising trend that favours Fourth Party Logistics (4PL) it only seems fair to take a look at Third Party Logistics (3PL), the idea that precedes 4PL. Historically observations deduce that 3PL services focus on physical procurement, transportation, distribution as well as the logistics part of the process of facilitating goods to the final consumer. Only when the supply chain management is massive for one company to monitor and control by itself, will they opt for 4PL services...

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20

02-2019

ABOUT FORKLIFTS

By Admin

You will always come across this very unique and fancy looking piece of machinery in shipping companies, factories of any kind, and especially at warehouses and wonder what that it. It looks like a teeny tiny crane but instead of a hook hanging from its end, you will find...

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20

02-2019

About Hydra Cranes

By Admin

Hydraulic cranes (Hydra) is one of the most convenient and functional materials handling equipment and does the work of effortlessly moves materials/products from one place to the other. Majorly used in controlling and handling materials all throughout its manufacturing and transportation, hydraulic cranes are largely used in the Oil and Gas industry...

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20

02-2019

ABOUT SUPPLY CHAIN

By Admin

The supply chain is the continuous process that takes place between two entities where right from the beginning of the chain until the very end of it, a product is born! It basically helps in bridging the gap between what is demanded by the people and what is produced by the producers/business houses...

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20

02-2019

Contract logistics

By Admin

Business processes by the logistics industry has become somewhat of a need in India owing to advancement in businesses as well as in the economic growth of the country. Contract logistics refers to the outsourcing of business management to a third party who will look after the management and operations of the parent company on their behalf...

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20

02-2019

Current scenario in Indian logistics sector

By Admin

The Indian economy needs to witness some amount of increased growth. In order to do that, the industrial sector needs to flourish. Evolution of the logistics industry wherein goods are facilitated from its point of origin to its point of consumption in a seamless manner will on one hand help in the growth of the industrial sector and, on the other hand, will fulfill increasing demand for storage and transport functions...

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20

02-2019

The facet of FAST in warehouse designing

By Admin

How important do you think it is to have a particular design in mind before leasing or investing in building up a new warehouse space? Turns out the answer is 'VERY'. The amount of factors needed to be considered before making an important decision such as investing in a storage space is high in number...

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20

02-2019

Freight forwarders in logistics

By Admin

A freight forwarder is a person or business that is involved in organizing shipments for individuals or for corporations to get goods and ship them from the manufacturer to the final consumer or to store the goods while in transit. A forwarder acts as an expert in the whole logistics process. They do not specialize in the actual movement of goods...

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20

02-2019

Impact of GST on supply chain management

By Admin

By replacing all the indirect taxes levied by the government of India, GST made its grand entry on July 1, 2017. The bill was passed in the parliament, much to everyone’s delight, on March 29, 2017. Since GST was one of the many colossal reforms in the history of India’s fiscal policies, it has influenced the supply chain management tremendously.

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20

02-2019

Improvements in Indian Commercial Real Estate Market

By Admin

Let us proudly start by stating that the commercial real estate market in India is currently facing a boom. This sector is estimated to grow at 30% in the next 10 years or so. Real estate sector comes in second in the race of being the largest employer in India. It follows the agricultural sector...

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20

02-2019

What is the optimal solution- leasing or buying a warehouse?

By Admin

There is never going to be a 'right' or 'correct' answer to this question. Each business will have it own unique needs that need to be catered to in its own way. This puts a flag on the question asked in the title. Before we tackle this situation let us dive right into the concept of warehouses as a whole...

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20

02-2019

LOGISTICS PARKS IN INDIAN REAL ESTATE

By Admin

The industrial real estate is increasingly emerging as an asset that investors and developers are yearning for! India has witnessed tremendous growth in the organized warehousing segment and this growth has led to a paradigm shift towards logistics parks whereas lesser attention is given to standalone warehouses as compared to these parks...

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20

02-2019

Expansion of warehouse business through improved material handling

By Admin

Keeping up with the expansion and technological improvements of warehousing services becomes extremely difficult when the material handling equipment is not up to date. To simplify let us say that if you ever wonder how goods ordered online appears at one's doorstep efficiently proving a simplified flow of logistics across the supply chain, material handling plays a very important role...

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20

02-2019

WAREHOUSES AND ITS PIVOTAL ROLE IN SUPPLY CHAIN

By Admin

A new entrant to the world of supply chain management system will customarily come across the term “warehouse”. Warehouses are the spaces set aside to store goods that evolve through supply chains. Basic functions of a warehouse include providing storage facilities for raw materials that will be procured from their suppliers as well as for storing finished goods before deploying them to distributors...

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20

02-2019

Up and coming tie-up between e-commerce and logistics

By Admin

The ever-increasing role of logistics in the retail sector is currently said to be at its peak and shows great promise for further refinement down the road. In the current scenario, the contribution that a logistics company makes in the supply chain has to do with the modernization of its operations. A typical case would be that of Amazon...

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