Category: Transportation and Ekspedisi

Machine learning and logistics

Artificial intelligence is already a reality. The miracle of the machines that think occurs daily and the amount of researchers and investment behind it suggests that it will have a great future. Machine learning, or automatic learning, is one of…

How to improve your logistics management

When we talk about logistics, images of trucks, packages, warehouses, trailers, delivery notes, orders, indicators, decisions immediately come to mind… A great hodgepodge of things that need to be put in order. And that is where logistics management comes into…

9 ways in which a logistics operator can help your business grow

Business competition has no end. Every day, companies around the world fight for customer approval in a battle that will start all over again the next morning. And, in order to win, the relationship with your logistics operator is often…

Logistics 4.0 for Industry 4.0

What is Logistics 4.0? In a world in which the number of acronyms and new terms does not stop growing, there are few that finally remain in time due to their usefulness. If we go by its importance, Logistics 4.0…

Route to Market and logistics: the path to the customer

Be customer oriented. Being with the client. Think of the customer. Put the customer at the center of our business. We have all heard phrases like these countless times. However, how do we reach the customer? What strategies do we…

The 14 most common errors in freight transport

Lots of companies ship merchandise. Whether it is finished products, shipments to the final customer or materials that still need to be further worked on, the volume of freight transport worldwide is immense. But, despite being such a daily action,…

Order preparation: why it is the key to your warehouse

Order preparation is a critical section of transport and logistics. According to various studies, order preparation can account for up to 65% of total warehouse costs. For this reason, companies that prepare shipments must take into account the following basic…

logistics functions

Logistics is a multidisciplinary science. It encompasses many activities, very varied departments, different professionals and usually involves several companies throughout its journey. But its diversity does not end here. If we talk about the functions of logistics, what it tries…

Logistics Objectives

If last week we saw the logistics tasks and activities, this week we are going to focus on their purpose. In which are the objectives of logistics; that is, the final reason why all the previous actions are executed. Beyond…

The problem of balancing demand and supply

When the amount of demand and the amount of supply differ, trouble is about to come. Physical stores can’t sell what they don’t have on their shelves and warehouses overflow when we have too much supply and too little demand….

How to match demand to supply

The balance between demand and supply is as delicate as it is a critical issue in supply chains. Logisticians around the globe are well aware of the savings that can be achieved by maintaining this balance, and of the disasters…

What is the Logistics Chain

Logistics Chain or Supply Chain. Where does one begin and where does the other end? We often use them synonymously, although in reality they are not, since their tasks, functions and objectives differ. To help us distinguish them, we are…

What is thinking logistically?

A supply chain is a complex system that cuts across multiple companies, departments, and professionals. There are many people who in one way or another are part of the logistics of companies, either as customers or as logistics operators. Given…

Advantages of freight transport by road

Freight transport by road is one of the preferred methods of transportation around the world. In 2015 there were 13,841 companies in Spain dedicated to the road freight transport sector, which totaled a turnover of almost 23,000 million euros. What…

Kinds of transport

When we talk about types of transport for logistics and the supply chain, the most common ones quickly come to mind: road, rail, air and sea. However, the types of transport do not end here. Today, in addition to talking…

what is logistics

What is logistics? How can we get as close as possible to that concept? How can we help shape it and grasp what it entails? In order to achieve this, we have tried to approach it from different points of…

Three keys to food logistics

Food logistics is what allows us all to be able to find food products in good condition near us and from different parts of the world, whether from a nearby local producer, from a national supplier or even from producers…

How to get it right with full load transportation

Full load transport is one of the main types of road transport. Flexible, reliable, fast and efficient, it has always been highly sought after by shippers and logisticians, since both can take advantage of its characteristics and create stable relationships…

How is the national transport of merchandise

How is the national transport in Spain? Is there a predominant mode of transportation? How much merchandise moves within our borders? How has the arrival and development of express paleteria distribution networks been in our country? For logistics operators such…

Why you should improve the security of your warehouse

How many measures do you put into practice to improve the security of your warehouse? Warehouses are the places of transit or permanence of our clients’ merchandise and that makes them places to protect. But… What do we do to…

Five things to keep in mind in your road transport

Road transport can offer very different sensations to the companies that use it. It can become a silk road in which everything flows easily or become a maze fraught with incidents, problems and lack of control in costs. To realize…

Logistics outsourcing: what you need to know to carry it out successfully

It is a cliché, but at the same time it is true: companies compete in increasingly competitive markets and in which it is more difficult to differentiate. Every day more products and services become ‘commodities’, that is, products that are…

6 reasons to make the leap to the supply chain in the cloud

Few things have such a direct result in company accounts like the supply chain. Achieving efficient, dynamic and quality logistics improves your numbers and customer satisfaction. That is why companies do not rest in the search to improve this part…

The presence of women in transport companies

The world of transport and logistics has traditionally been seen as a preserve reserved mainly for men. From the truck to the top management, the supply chain is a predominantly male sector. How is the incorporation of women in transport…

Towards the digital supply chain

Digitization is another of those words that, for a few years, seem to be in fashion in the business world. Like Big Data, Blockchain and other glittering terms that sound very good to the ear. But what are we to…

Heijunka or the leveling of production

Lean Manufacturing is one of the great manufacturing models of today and we have already talked about it on several occasions. Today we are going to stop at one of the bricks that usually make up the Lean manufacturing and…

How to reduce logistics complexity

Last week we discussed in our blog about the complexity in the supply chain. On that occasion we focused on finding its origins, where it comes from and why it seems to be in constant growth. Today we want to…

Five things to keep in mind when choosing shipping companies

There are thousands of shipping companies. For this reason, when a company begins to look for a logistics operator or transport company, it may have difficulties when it comes to knowing where to start. From Transgesa, to make it easier…

The importance of implementing a warehouse management system to increase company productivity

Warehouse management quickly and efficiently has become a point of interest for the company—incorrect storage results in higher costs and ignorance of the actual stock. Implement the warehouse management system in a third party logistics software system by unifying all…

What Business Opportunities Could Your Blog Bring?

Despite what many of you may realize, setting up a blog is in fact very simple and low cost. Once you have bought a domain name you will need to buy VPS hosting and then add your blog to a…

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