What are 3PLs?

Third-Party Logistics or 3PL (or TPL) as it is commonly known is a provider of integrated outsourced logistics service. It could either be a single service such as transportation or warehousing, or it could be a set of services...

How to pack a fragile item for delivery?

Having to receive millions of package each day, it becomes humanly impossible for courier companies to pay individual attention to each unit. Like it or not, this results in rough handling of packages during transit and this is the...

Augmented Reality Enters the Logistics Industry

We all know what Augmented Reality (AR) is or at least heard of it. It's a technology that blurs the distinction between reality and computer-generated environments and changes the way we view or experience things. Though popularly known for...

10 Reasons to use DTDC’s E-booking services

With a legacy of 25 years, DTDC has consistently grown and has benchmarked its name among reliable courier and cargo companies. Along with strategically expanding the business into new geographical locations, DTDC has also ventured into newer avenues like...

10 Benefits Of Logistics Automation

Logistics automation means the use of automation machinery or computer application to improve the efficiency and performance of logistics operations. The biggest advantage of automation is that it minimises labour. Apart from this it also saves energy, provides greater...

3 Myths about Logistics

Logistics management is one of the critical factors that determine the success of any business. However, there are still some myths about logistics that dissuade retailers from availing the services of third party providers. But believing in them will...

5 ways to handle the most difficult types of packages

We have all heard of or experienced shipping woes from damaged parcels to missing goods. Though parcel delivery companies are responsible for careful delivery of shipments, as a sender, you too have the duty to protect your parcels from...

Why must the logistics sector care about all business products and services?

Logistics sector can be considered as one of the most competitive businesses, along with being complex. Over the years, logistics has become a very significant part of every business segment be it related to products or services. Almost all...

The difference between courier companies and parcel companies

At the first instance, courier and parcel delivery services may appear same. However, when you look at the functionality there indeed are differences between the two. The main differences are seen in cost, delivery, packing, insurance, and added services. When...

Logistics and carbon footprint – what can we do?

Most of the activities in modern day life contribute to the increase of carbon footprint in the ecosystem. By definition, carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gas emissions caused by nations, organisations, and individuals. It is important...