Category: Consumer Finance

Warehouse types

We all know what a warehouse is. However, it is possible that we have not stopped at the different types of warehouses and the different systems that these spaces use to house merchandise. Although everyone needs to store, the needs…

Cross Docking, injection of speed for your logistics

Cross docking is not a new technique. However, current logistics trends mean that it is being used more and more. It is, for example, an indispensable ally for those seeking to reduce and even eliminate their stocks. And it is…

Blockchain and logistics; the future of supply chain

Blockchain, the data-recording technology behind the virtual currency Bitcoin, is all the rage. This new technology, which makes data transmission and storage more reliable by preventing its modification once it has been recorded, is breaking into many sectors, but not…

How to design a logistics warehouse

In many ways, the warehouse is the heart of logistics. The place that pumps merchandise and where product arrives to keep the flow of our supply chain alive. Therefore, getting it right when designing it will be essential for our…

just in case; when not everything is just in time

Few theories are as highly regarded in the supply chain world as Just in Time inventory management. The idea of supplying the product only at the precise moment in which it is going to be used, eliminating the need to…

Incoterms, what are they and what are they used for?

Have you ever been surprised by a client or a supplier telling you that they work “Ex Works”? Have you seen terms such as acronyms like “FOB” or “CIP” appear and you were not sure what they meant? Do you…

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…

Why you don’t trust the data in your company

Everyone wants to use the data. Big Data is in fashion, the Internet of Things has multiplied the opportunities to obtain statistics, the blockchain promises to guarantee the integrity of the data, and the achievements of companies that have already…

PBX 10: We increased our commitment; we reduce the delivery time

Deliver earlier and offer better service to customers each time. Under this premise, the PBX 10 service was born, through which we became the first industrial pallet service with a commitment to deliver before 10 in the morning. The possibility…

What is RFID technology

The pending RFID revolution is here RFID, or Radio Frequency Identification, is not a new technology. However, like all technologies, its large-scale implementation depends to a large extent on its costs being reduced over time to the point of being…

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…

Groupage: flexibility and cost optimization

Not all shipments have the same size or the same needs. For this reason, being able to choose the appropriate modality for each delivery is essential if we want to optimize our logistics and our costs. Groupage is one of…

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…

Logistical agility, life insurance against the unexpected

The speed in the world is growing. The changes are faster and the cycles are shorter. A discovery runs over the previous one and what was new yesterday, the day after tomorrow will be outdated. The plans are carried out…

Freight transport: types and when to choose them

Freight transport is a world full of alternatives. Even before having to choose a logistics operator, we must decide what type of freight transport we want to use. And it is that the characteristics, qualities, pros and cons of the…

Land transport and types of trucks

Thinking about transportation is thinking about trucks. Ground transportation is omnipresent in our lives and roads and trucks are its backbone. But land transport has very different forms, which translates into very different types of vehicles. Depending on the type…

Five moments of truth with your logistics company

In our relationship with companies there are moments that make a difference. Situations in which we value the response that is offered to us and, as it has been, we proceed to form an opinion about that company. The moments,…

The 8 mistakes you should not make in express transport

The world of logistics works with increasingly reduced times and the tendency is to try to reduce these even more. Express transport is a fundamental part of supply chains, since it makes it easier for them to work with less…

Convenience points, a transport service to discover

The difficulty in deliveries to individuals is one of the big problems for both companies and consumers. Convenience points are among the measures that are giving the best results, a transport service that is already well received in other countries…

What you need to know about the new merchandise stowage law

This month of May the new merchandise stowage law will come into force. The new regulation comes to fill the gap that until now existed regarding how to load the merchandise in the vehicles. And we have prepared this article…

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…

Is your shipping company good? Seven ways for you to know

Companies that need to deliver merchandise know how important it is to have a supplier that is a true partner and help on a day-to-day basis. However, how can we know if the shipping company we are working with is…

Challenges for national transport companies in Spain

We are already fully into 2019. And, as always, the beginning of the year has been filled with wish lists. Purposes and commitments to motivate us for the upcoming course. In our case, as our passion is logistics, our thoughts…

How Spanish companies face outsourcing

To outsource or not to outsource? That is the question. What is better? Execute our processes ourselves or entrust them, totally or partially, to external companies? What attitude do Spanish companies have towards internationalisation? What do they look for in…

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…

The present of last mile logistics

Last mile logistics is one of the most important, delicate and expensive parts of the distribution process. However, it is very frequent that it is not sufficiently taken into account or that it is simply included in the shipping process,…

Career Path and Salary in the Supply Chain

As much as we love logistics, we all look at our bank account at the end of the month to make sure our payroll arrives on time. That is why the ASCM logistics association prepares an annual study on the…

How to deal with complexity in the supply chain

Anyone who knows the world of logistics knows how complicated things can get. In addition, the fast-paced world in which we move makes it easier for these difficulties to increase. The debate on the origins and complexity in the supply…

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…

Everything You Need to Know to Invest in US Stock Exchange From India

It’s no unknown fact that NYSE & NASDAQ are two of the world’s biggest stock exchanges. But do you know both these stock exchanges are thrice the size of the 3rd placed Shanghai Stock Exchange? That is the magnitude of…

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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