How to pack a fragile item for delivery

Having to receive millions of package each day, it becomes humanly impossible for courier companies to pay individual attention to each unit. Like it or not, this results in rough handling of packages during transit. And this is the...

Augmented Reality Enters the Logistics Industry

We all know what Augmented Reality (AR) is or at least heard of it. It’s a technology that blurs the distinction between reality and computer-generated environments and changes the way we view or experience things. Though popularly known for...

A beginners guide to logistics

Logistics by itself is a vast subject and it confounds beginners and veterans alike. Logistics is considered as a very complex activity, and it gets worsened when it is confused with transportation. It should be noted that logistics is...

10 Reasons to use DTDC E-booking

With a legacy of 25 years, DTDC has consistently grown and has benchmarked its name among reliable courier and cargo companies. Along with strategically expanding the business into new geographical locations, DTDC has also ventured into newer avenues like...

10 benefits of Logistics Automation

Logistics automation means the use of automation machinery or computer application to improve the efficiency and performance of logistics operations. The biggest advantage of automation is that it minimises labour. Apart from this it also saves energy, provides greater...

Spot Opportunities with Your Inbound Logistics

As the name suggests, inbound logistics refers to goods coming into a business. It involves transportation and storage of incoming goods. Similarly, outbound logistics refers to the logistics process for goods going out of a business. Inbound logistics include...

3 Myths about Logistics

Logistics management is one of the critical factors that determine the success of any business. However, there are still some myths about logistics that dissuade retailers from availing the services of third party providers. But believing in them will...

5 ways to handle the most difficult types of packages

We have all heard of or experienced shipping woes – from damaged parcels to missing goods. Though parcel delivery companies are responsible for careful delivery of shipments, as a sender, you too have the duty to protect your parcels...

The difference between courier companies and parcel couriers

  At the first instance, courier and parcel delivery services may appear same. However, when you look at the functionality there indeed are differences between the two. The main differences are seen in cost, delivery, packing, insurance, and added services.</p> <p>When...
Logistics and carbon footprint

Logistics and carbon footprint – what can we do?

Most of the activities in modern day life contribute to the increase of carbon footprint in the ecosystem. By definition, the carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gas emissions caused by nations, organisations, and individuals. It is...