Benefits Of Cloud Computing To Logistics And Supply Chain

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\   The term “cloud” is used in an imaginative sense to express the complexity of infrastructure required for a Cloud System. The benefits of cloud computing to freight forwarders, logistics and supply chain can never be over-emphasized. Users of … Read More

Information Technology In Warehouse Operations

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        The remarkable growth of logistics and distribution in the past fifty years has been possible due to advancements in information technology. Warehouse operators have increasingly adopted technology in order to be effective and efficient as well … Read More

Factors That Attract Or Discourage Users To A Port

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There are factors that primarily attract or distract users to a port. Port users are primarily ocean shipping lines, airlines, freight forwarders, importers, and exporters. Others who carry out businesses in the port include haulage companies, barge and lighterage operators … Read More

Safety Issues In WareHousing

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    Safety issues in warehousing is a crucial topic for all freight forwarders and logistics companies. Most warehouses and distribution centres have standard safety procedures. This is in addition to safety regulations required by certain authorities which must be … Read More

The Various Types Of Terminals

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    There are various types of terminals and they are designed to match the type of traffic which passes through them. Terminals are areas within the ports where major activities regarding cargo movement take place. They contain berths dedicated … Read More

Carriers As Key Players In The Supply Chain

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    Companies that provide the physical means of transporting goods are known as carriers, and their role is of extreme importance in any supply chain. These companies purchase (or hire) and manage the trucks, locomotives, ships, and aircraft, including … Read More

Why Shipping Companies Evaluate Carriers…

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Shipping companies, shippers and freight forwarders are constantly seeking carriers that can give them satisfactory services and competitive freight rates. But with carriers having almost the same freight rates, port rotations and even transit times, service quality is the only … Read More

Importance Of Documentation Of Goods Being Transported

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  The importance of proper documentation of goods being transported can never be overrated. Transport document is one that is issued under a contract of affreightment. The basic reason for this is to enable those who are responsible for checking, … Read More

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