Thanks to digitalization, warehousing and transportation operations can now be managed jointly through an LMS, looking to improve customer experience and create an efficient supply-chain supplier ecosystem.
E-commerce has boosted RFID technology in the logistics process because of the visibility and interactivity it provides, which translates into a better experience for the customer.
One of the activities that has gained relevance during the past few years is the logistics of food. Thanks to it, we can eat products manufactured anywhere in the world, even if we are not aware of doing so.
When we talk about the logistics of raw materials, we are really talking about facing geographical, political, financial, and logistics challenges, especially when it comes to the health industry, where temperature and time requirements are exceedingly strict and diverse.
Beyond safekeeping products, a warehouse is a space that optimizes the flow of merchandise and information while adding value to the supply chain by improving costs and customer service.
According to Gartner’s Smart Insights for the Real-Time Transportation Visibility and Monitoring Solution Market, visibility was one of the three main initiatives financed in the supply chains in 2019.
Maximizing the efficiency of a distribution center demands continuous analysis and strategic planning; therefore, it is essential to consider whether the layout helps the operation and productivity.
As the complexity of the supply chain grows, the need for tech solutions with increased transparency and visibility for better decision making grows too.
Brands competition for shelf space is increasing in the big retail chains to ensure they stay in the minds of consumers and to procure potential income; however, it is not an easy thing to accomplish.
Because of COVID-19, the logistics industry is monitoring the supply of medical goods across the globe as well as its impact, likely interruptions, and shortages.
For as long as we lack the answers on how big the financial loss and how long the pandemic will last, it will be impossible to fully gauge the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy and international trade.