Month: March 2023

Types of Freight: Trains, Planes and Automobiles…and Ships, too.

by Andrew Fanner, 23 March 2023

Table of Contents: From the smallest envelopes to plane-loads of packages and ship-sized shipments, the world’s economy is built on freight.   Freight forms a vital part of the world’s economy. It enables companies, producers and individuals to move their goods and services around the globe and facilitates local, national and...

Delivering Goods To Customers: Stand, deliver and get it right every time.

by Matt Corby, 21 March 2023

Table of Contents: Discover some simple ways to ensure that your delivery systems are professional, efficient, and can cope with foreseen and unforeseen interruptions in the supply chain.  The bottom line for any logistics company is making the delivery: on time, intact, and to everybody’s satisfaction. Sound’s simple doesn’t it?...

Top Features of a WMS: Who’s in da [ware]House?

by Andrew Fanner, 19 March 2023

Table of Contents: From accurate inventory counting to appropriate return on investment, these are some of the things to consider when choosing a Warehouse Management System (WMS) for your logistics business. In a country like Australia, with its big distances, widely-dispersed population, and dependence on international supply chains, the management...

Attempted Delivery: Nobody Home?

by Murray Phillips, 15 March 2023

Table of Contents: Attempted deliveries can be detrimental to your customer’s satisfaction and your company’s profitability but with some easy management strategies you can avoid making deliveries when there’s nobody home  Everybody loves getting a parcel delivered. Whether it’s a shiny new gadget, a flash pair of shoes, or just...

What is Ugly Freight? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

by Murray Phillips, 10 March 2023

Table of Contents: From small, delicate or unusual items to big, unruly and odd-shaped objects, find out how to minimise the logistical problems involved with shipping ugly freight. Have you ever tried to gift wrap a chainsaw? Or send a piano through the post? Perhaps you have encountered a particularly...