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The Perfect Marriage: The 5C’s of a Great Third Party Logistics Partnership

Behind every timely, successful delivery is a meticulously crafted supply chain; un-disrupted, highly efficient and cost effective. At times, the equation involves a third-party vendor, for a particular service, a bundle of services, or for all logistic requirements in...

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine – Overcoming Supplier & Carrier Risks During...

Each year, 20 million drivers meet with fleet accidents. The annual cost of recovery for shipping companies is over $250 billion. Does your company have a system in place to identify carrier risks during pickup and delivery? If you...

Benefits of India Inbound: India’s Ecommerce Opportunities For Global Players

                            India: The Land of E-commerce Opportunity “Why on earth would I buy something off the internet?”. If there was a question that summarised E-bay’s foray into the...

10 Best Christmas Gifts to Send Home

The season of joy, merriment, and gifting is round the corner. This festive season you become the Santa Claus for your loved ones by gifting some really cool, quirky, and innovative gifts. Here is a list of 10 best...

What is Logistics Outsourcing?

Logistics outsourcing is defined as engaging a logistic service provider to carry out and manage your company’s logistics requirements. The logistic service provider offers a broad number of service activities including customised service. Engagement with a logistics service provider...

How to pack a parcel for delivery (Infographic)

Like it or not, your package does go through pretty much rough handling during transit. It becomes impossible for courier companies to pay individual attention to each unit as they receive millions of packages each day. Hence, you as...

Why Does an E-commerce Firm Need Fulfilment?

Successful fulfilment process is “the percentage of orders meeting delivery performance with complete and accurate documentation and no delivery damage” (Supply Chain Council). It is the act of quick and accurate shipping of a purchased order. Unarguably, happy and...

Supply Chain: How Can You Save on Transportation?

The multitude of processes in supply chain industry requires us to pay attention to various factors for the business to run profitably. Lack of strategic planning, practical forecasting, poor visibility of logistics process can result in companies missing delivery...

What Do You Need to Prepare Before a Customs Audit?

Customs audit procedure is a very crucial part of import and export business. By definition, a customs audit is a process of verifying the compliance of a business with the relevant legislation and revenue requirements through verification of the...

How the E-commerce Boom Affects the Shipping Industry

Globally, parcel delivery has seen an enormous growth primarily as a result of the boom in e-commerce. E-commerce has led to increased usage of parcel software by consumer goods companies. And this increase in demand has given rise to...