What is the difference between Supply Chain, Operations and Logistics?

Transportation, logistics, supply chain management, materials handling, and inventory control continue to evolve. This evolution has created cross-fertilization among these functions, driven by factors both conceptual—matching demand to supply—and technological—an enhanced ability to communicate and collaborate. This cross-fertilization has also blurred the definition of some terms. For example, is logistics the same thing as supply… Read More What is the difference between Supply Chain, Operations and Logistics?

How Social Media can be exploited by Logistics Industry?

Social media is often quickly thought of as something we use to keep up with family and friends. But, is there business value in applying social media to logistics and supply chain management? Let’s get to know about it. In the world of logistics, social media is like a mechanism for discovering and communicating with… Read More How Social Media can be exploited by Logistics Industry?

5 step plan to choose enclosures with the internet of things for Manufacturing Units

We’ve put together this five-point checklist for choosing computer enclosures to future-proof the Internet of Things on your manufacturing floor. Knowing this will help you to quickly identify a solid solution for your factory or plant. 1. Only opt for National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) rated enclosures. Anything else will offer about as much protection… Read More 5 step plan to choose enclosures with the internet of things for Manufacturing Units

Is Logistics Outsourcing a right decision for your company?

Everybody understands the benefits of outsourcing logistics processes to a third-party logistics provider (3PL). It is becoming increasingly difficult for business organisations to control all their warehousing, transportation and administrative tasks that come with shipping and managing inventory. That’s why they are turning to 3PLs that help them with cost reductions and overall management of… Read More Is Logistics Outsourcing a right decision for your company?