International

Weathering the storm! The Logistics Industry

Weathering the storm! The Logistics Industry
Gabriella Vianello, March 20, 2018

With regular storms sweeping the USA, logistics companies across the states will need to consider contingency plans and take precautions to ensure that their operations do not come to a standstill. Although bad weather will always create difficulties, by taking certain measures, it is possible to minimise the level of disruption to logistics processes and ensure that shipments are received as quickly as possible despite the unforgiving conditions.

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Logistics drones: invasive or innovative?

Logistics drones: invasive or innovative?
Katie Smith, October 24, 2017

Garden Voyeurism

Last weekend whilst enjoying some relaxed autumn gardening I was startled by a strange buzzing sound from on high. I looked up expecting an obnoxious insect but instead spotted a drone hovering above my back garden. This was the first time I had been visited by a drone and I wasn’t sure what to make of it, so I waved. The drone, seemingly appeased by this, scooted away, but it got me thinking… Realistically, what useful purposes do drones actually serve?

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Categories: International, Shipping

Santa’s Logistics Nightmare

Santa’s Logistics Nightmare
Mrs Claus, December 21, 2015

Santa’s logistics are famous around the world: there are the elves making toys in the grotto all year, the bright red sleigh that takes him around the world at unbelievable speed on Christmas Eve and of course those magical reindeer that make it all possible, led by the brave beacon that is Rudolph.

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Categories: Holidays, International

Apple iPhone Logistics

Apple iPhone Logistics
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, November 27, 2015

Apple logistics must always run smoothly, and for a company that brands itself as accessible, attainable luxury it’s no surprise that the iPhone logistics operation is one of the shining examples of a well-organized supply chain.

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Bonded Warehouses

Bonded Warehouses
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, March 30, 2015

Bonded warehouses, or customs warehouses, are an important part of the international logistics infrastructure. So what is a bonded warehouse? It’s a secured facility supervised by customs authorities where imports are stored pending either re-export or release following assessment and payment of any outstanding duties and charges. These warehouses are essential in the legal trade of goods in all developed countries in the world.

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Categories: International, Warehousing