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Logistics and Transport: differences and similarities

Logistics and Transportation. Transport and logistics. Two words that we are used to seeing travel hand in hand and that we often use interchangeably. In most cases this is not a problem. However, what are the differences behind both terms?…

Logistics FAQ

Logistics is, in large part, finding the solution to the problems that arise. But, to keep us logistics operators busy, the list of questions seems almost endless. So we have created a decalogue with some of the most common questions…

Supply logistics, the great unknown

Supply chains are very complex living beings. They are made up of many parts and it is often easy to walk over one of them without paying enough attention to it. Somewhat hidden under the general concept of supply chain…

The seven deadly sins of a logistician

According to Thomas Aquinas, the deadly sins “are those to which human nature is chiefly inclined.” A kind of innate tendencies in people that push us to commit acts with potentially terrible consequences. We wanted to transfer them to logistics…

11 logistics myths that need to be disproved

We live surrounded by myths. That we only use 10% of our brain, that neurons cannot regenerate, that there is one hemisphere of the brain that predominates over the other and that makes us more artistic or more rational, that…

The worst advice for the Supply Chain

People like to hold on to fixed ideas that they can turn to in case of doubt. Theories that, over time, have become clich├ęs and even immovable monoliths. However, the fact that these ideas have caught on does not make…

The four “R” of logistics

The need to compete more and better never ends for companies or their logistics. Both need to meet the new needs of their customers and, to do so, these four principles are gaining presence, vital to adapt to current scenarios….

Logistics as a competitive advantage

“Of the many changes that have taken place in management thinking over the past 30 years, perhaps the most significant has been the emphasis placed on seeking strategies that provide greater value in the eyes of the customer.” This is…

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 A discovery runs over the previous one and what was new yesterday, the day after tomorrow will be outdated.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…

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…

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…

The supply chain, sustainability and the planet

International Mother Earth Day was celebrated on April 22. This anniversary provides us with a great opportunity to remember how important it is to take care of the planet we all inhabit. In this task, in addition, supply chains, logistics…

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…

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